The Moose Jaw Warriors scored three goals in the third period en route to a 4-2 road win last night over the Regina Pats. Jagger Firkus made an impact in his return with a goal and two assists. Lynden Lakovic also scored for the Warriors, while Atley Calvert added an empty netter. Goalie Jackson Unger made 34 saves for the win, including 16 in the first period. Moose Jaw is back in action tomorrow night when Brandon comes to town. The Warriors will then head east for a rematch with the Pats on Saturday night.
There was some good news for the team yesterday, as the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that they have reassigned forward Brayden Yager back to the Warriors.
The Moose Jaw Winmar AAA Warriors will be looking to start the season 3-0 when they head south to Assiniboia for a Saturday night home matchup against the Swift Current Legionnaires at the Southland Co-op Centre. Game time is at 7 p.m.
Six Canadian teams were on the ice last night in NHL preseason action. Edmonton got by Vancouver 2-1 in overtime, Calgary edged Winnipeg 3-2 in a shootout, Montreal beat Ottawa 4-3, and Toronto bested Buffalo 5-2.
The Moose Jaw Kinsmen Speed Skating Club is holding a try speed skating event on Oct. 3rd from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Kinsmen Sportsplex. Participants are asked to bring a helmet. Skates will be provided.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders continue preparations for tomorrow night's matchup in BC. Week 17 in the CFL kicks off tomorrow night with Winnipeg hosting Toronto.
The Toronto Blue Jays are still looking to secure a playoff birth after a 6-0 loss to the Yankees last night at Roger Centre. The Jays are still holding down the second wild card spot in the American League. The Jays and Yankees will wrap up their three-game series tonight.
Tonight in Thursday night NFL action, the Green Bay Packers host the Detroit Lions.
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