It took double overtime in Pownal last night for the host Red Devils to knock off Kings County 4 – 3 and secure their spot in the PEI Midget AAA final. Pownal will face Mid-Isle Matrix for the league title.
The Prince County Warriors doubled the Eastern Express 4 – 2 in Montague Tuesday night to clinch their best of five semi-final in Bantam AAA playoff action. The Warriors will face the Central Attack in the final with Game 1 tonight.
The New Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-4 to snap a three-game slide…it was the Winnipeg Jets over the Rangers 3-0 in New York City…the Bruins edged Detroit 6 – 5 in OT…and the Blue Jackets beat Vegas 4-1.
Brad Gushue and his Team Canada rink improved to 5-and-0 at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier in Regina with a 9-5 win over Nova Scotia. PEI’s Eddie MacKenzie rink dropped to 1 and 5 after losses Tuesday to New Brunswick and Ontario.
Basketball players Lexi MacInnis and Roosevelt Whyley have been named the Holland Hurricanes Athletes of the Week. MacInnis was named the ACAA Rookie of the Year at the league’s championships last weekend in Truro. Whyley was named to the ACAA first All-Conference team over the weekend when the men’s Hurricanes captured their 6th straight title. Whyley has also been named the ACAA Male athlete of the Week.
The Toronto Raptors rode a late fourth-quarter surge in a 106-90 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Air Canada Centre.
The Charlottetown Islanders are on the road to Saint John to face the Sea Dogs tonight at 7 p.m.
The PEI Bantman AAA championship series gets underway at 6:20 tonight at Simmons Arena as the Western Warriors take on the Central Crunch in game 1 of that best-of-five.
The Vancouver Canucks are looking to string together back-to-back wins for the first time in over a month as they host Arizona tonight. Around the ice, Calgary visits the Buffalo Sabres and Philadelphia hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Brad Gushue’s Team Canada rink has raced out to a 5-and-0 record at the Tim Hortons Brier in Regina. Gushue meets Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher today. PEI’s Eddie MacKenzie foursome take their1 and 5 record into this afternoon’s draw against 0 and 6 Nunavut.
The Toronto Raptors have little time to rest as they take on the Pistons in Detroit tonight. Toronto is coming off last night’s 106-90 victory over Atlanta.
About 150 volunteers are needed for the Special Olympics National Bowling Championships being hosted in PEI May 14th – 20th. You can register online at specialolympics.ca/2018-bowling or call 368-4708 for more informaiton. The games will take place in Summerside, Charlottetown, and Tyne Valley.