The Moose Jaw Warriors won a wild one 9-6 over the visiting Saskatoon Blades in front of 2,506 faithful at the Moose Jaw Events Centre. The game was tied 6-6 late in the second period before Jager Firkus potted his second of the night to put the Warriors ahead for good. Firkus ended the night with three goals and two assists and now has 21 goals on the season. Dakota MacIntosh had a pair of goals and an assist, while Brayden Yager finished the night with three points including a goal late in the first period. Jackson Unger finished the night with 27 saves. The Warriors will head to Saskatoon for the rematch this Friday before returning home Saturday for the annual Hockey Fights Cancer game.
There was another wild game across town, as the Vanier Spirits senior girls volleyball team won the city championship over at Sask Polytech, defeating the Peacock Toilers in a nail-biter three sets to two. Vanier last won the city championship back in 2018. The Spirits, who are ranked number one in the province, will be competing in the 4A provincial tournament as the host team this coming weekend. The senior boys final goes tonight at Sask Polytech with with Assiniboia facing Central starting at 7 p.m.
A pair of Canadian teams were in action last night in the NHL. Kyle Connor had a pair of goals for the Jets, as Winnipeg doubled up on New Jersey 6-3. Connor's
goals gave him 13 on the season, tying him for most goals this season with Toronto's Auston Matthews. In other action, Calgary got by Montreal 2-1.
The Moose Jaw Winmar AAA Warriors are back in action on Saturday as the team travels to Regina to take on the Pat Canadians.
The Moose Jaw Skating Club had two Juvenile Dance Teams compete this past weekend. They placed 2nd and 3rd at the Skate Saskatchewan Sectionals competition hosted by the Moose Jaw Event Centre. Seann Terry and Temperance Wiebe placed 2nd with a season's best score of 24.98 points. Brayden Bader and Bryar Molde placed 3rd and also had a season's best score of 19.50 points.
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