Steinbach Pistons forward Kirk Mullen and Niverville Nighthawks netminder Raiden LeGall are Manitoba Junior Hockey League Stars of the Week. Mullen scored two goals in the Pistons season opening 4-3 victory over the Virden Oil Capitals Friday and then scored two more as Steinbach shaded the Selkirk Steelers 3-2 the following night. LeGall stopped 38 of 39 shots in his first start of the season as Niverville downed the Waywayseecappo Wolverines 3-1 on Saturday.
Laurent Brossoit made 26 saves as the Winnipeg Jets shutout the Edmonton Oilers 5-0 at Canada Life Centre. Kyle Connor, Neal Pionk, David Gustafsson, Morgan Barron and Kyle Capobianco did the goal scoring for Winnipeg. The Jets have a 2-0 pre-season record and will face the Calgary Flames Wednesday at home.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have added American defensive end Kuony Deng to their practice roster. The Blue Bombers are tied with the B.C. Lions for top spot in the CFL West Division. Both teams have 10-4 records. Winnipeg will host the Toronto Argonauts Friday. That game at IG Field is sold out. The Grey Cup champions lead the East Division with a 12-1 record.
The Canadian women's soccer team will host Jamaica at Toronto's BMO Field in the second leg of their playoff to determine the final CONCACAF entry for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The 10th-ranked Canadians come in with a two-goal lead on aggregate, meaning they could lose 1-0 but still advance.
The Honda Indy Toronto will return in 2024. The only IndyCar race in Canada is one of 17 races on the 2024 series schedule. Toronto's Exhibition Place will host the 36th edition of the event July 19th-21st. Denmark's Christian Lundgaard won the IndyCar race this year.
It's been a busy 2023 golf season for Golf Manitoba. Executive director Jared Ladobruk will join Clayton Dreger on Off the Tee which airs Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.