The UPEI women Panthers are in the AUS basketball semi-finals in Halifax. The Panthers got by UNB 76-70 in the quarterfinals. Reese Baxendale had 30 points and Jenna Mae Ellsworth added 28. UPEI meets Cape Breton today.
The Holland College women’s Hurricanes are also semi-final bound in the ACAA playoffs at the Dal Agriculture. Holland College stopped UNB Saint John, 61-57. Jayla Verney and Jenna MacInnis with 14 points each
The #1 Holland College men are also in the sem-finals.
The Toronto Raptors were 102-95 winners over Washington in the NBA. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points.
The Victoriaville Tigres ran away with a 9-0 shutout over the Charlottetown Islanders in the Q. Ivan Kosorenkov scored four times and had a natural hat-trick. The Tigres beat first place Halifax, 8-2 on Wednesday.
Acadie-Bathurst dumped Saint John, 5-1. Summerside defenseman Noah Dobson with his 14th goal and an assist.
Cape Breton dropped Val-d’Or, 4-1.
Summerside Western Capitals goalie Dominik Tmej made 49 saves and was the first star in a 3-1 edging of the South Shore Lumberjacks in the MHL. TJ Shea and Brodie MacArthur both had a goal and 2 assists.
The Kensington Wild ripped the Charlottetown Pride, 8-1 to begin the PEI Major Midget finals. Evan Gallant had 3 goals and 2 assists for the Wild.
Taylor Hall is on a 24 game point scoring streak in the NHL He scored his 29th goal on a power play but his New Jersey Devils lost 3-1 to Carolina.
The Montreal Canadiens doubled the NY Islanders, 6-3 Alex Galchenyuk with 3 goals and an assist.
Patrik Laine scored his 32nd which was the game winner as Winnipeg got by Detroit, 4-3.
Nathan MacKinnon with 2 goals and 3 assists helping Colorado to a 7-1 win over Minnesota.
Alex Burrows scored the winner as Ottawa edged Las Vegas, 5-4.
Winnipeg 4 Detroit 3
N.Y. Rangers 3 Calgary 1
Ottawa 5 Vegas 4
Nashville 4 Vancouver 3 (OT)
Montreal 6 N.Y. Islanders 3
Carolina 3 New Jersey 1
Florida 4 Buffalo 1
Colorado 7 Minnesota 1
Anaheim 4 Columbus 2
Minnesota over Toronto, 2-1.
Boston 9 St. Louis 6
New York Yankees 5 Atlanta 2
Kings County got by Pownal, 5-4 to even the PEI Midget AAA semi-finals, 1-1.
Cap Pele trimmed the Eastern Maniacs, 8-7 in Junior B.
Summerside Crunch over the Sherwood Falcons, 7-5 to even their Jr. C semi-final,1-1.
The Eastern Express edged Western, 6-5 in the Bantam AAA semi-finals. The series is tied, 1-1.
The Island Storm (13-15) is home to the Cape Breton Highlanders at 7.00 in NBL basketball.
UPEI meets Cape Breton in the AUS women’s semi-final playoff action in Halifax AT 3.00.
Holland College women meet Mount Allison at 3.00 at the Dal Agriculture Centre in the ACAA semi-finals.
Holland College men, the #1 seed, into the semi-finals at 6.00.
The Tim Horton’s Brier begins in Regina as PEI’s Eddie MacKenzie plays Manitoba’s Reid Carruthers this afternoon in the opener.
Summerside Caps in Yarmouth to play the Mariners at 7.30 in the MHL>
The Eastern Canadian Biathlon championships on today at Brookvale.
It’s Hockey Card Day in Canada where you could get a free pack of Upper Deck cards at Backmandy Collectibles on the corner of Belvedere and Mount Edward Road.