The Portage Terriers look to get back in the win column tonight as they host the OCN Blizzard at 6:30 at the PCU Centre. Portage is well rested coming into tonights game; they haven't played since a 9-3 loss in Winkler on Tuesday. The Blizzard on the other hand are playing their third game in three nights. The Terriers and Blizzard have met twice already this season with Portage winning 5-4 in overtime, and 5-2.

 

Players to Watch:


Brady Keeper: The captain of the Blizzard is a fiesty defenseman who leads his team in scoring, and isn't afraid to drop the gloves. He fought Terrier forward Scott Mickoski the last time these two teams met.

Emiliem Boily: The 19 year old goaltender from Durham-Sud Quebec has a record of 4-2, a 2.46 GAA and .918 SV%.

Chase Brakel: Last week he was the runner up for the Recycle Everywhere player of the week honour and currently has a point in all 11 games he has played this season.

Josh Sielsky: Acquired in a trade from Nipawin this week for Future Considerations. The 18 year old forward had 44 points in 36 games last season in the SMHL. Details on the trade can be found here.

 

Special Teams


Portage PP% - 21.9% (3rd)
Portage PK% - 87.3% (2nd)

OCN PP% - 16.3% (7th)
OCN PK% - 83.9% (4th)

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SCOREBOARD

Wednesday, February 22nd

Winnipeg Women's High School Hockey League Playoffs
PCI Saints 4 Fort Richmond 3
(best of 3 series tied 1-1)

Zone 4 High School Hockey League Playoffs
Morden 7 Prairie Mountain 3
(1st game in best of 3 semifinal)

MMJHL
Pembina Valley 5 Stonewall 0

MJHL
OCN 3 Winnipeg 2
Neepawa 5 Waywaysesecappo 3

West Winnipeg Athletic Conference Varsity Basketball
Tec Voc 91 PCI Trojans 82
Tec Voc 77 PCI Saints 52

Zone 7 High School Basketball Championship
Junior Varsity Girls
MacGregor 34 Minnedosa 14
Varsity Boys
Neepawa 68 MacGregor 59

WHL
Calgary 4 Brandon 3

AHL
Rockford 1 Manitoba 0 (SO)

NHL
Edmonton 4 Florida 3
Washington 4 Philadelphia 1
Anaheim 5 Boston 3

Thursday, February 23rd

Winnipeg Women's High School Hockey League Playoffs
Fort Richmond at PCI Saints, 3:45 BDO Centre
(best of 3 series tied 1-1)

SEMHL Playoffs
Carman at Portage, 8 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 semi-final)

KJHL Playoffs
North Winnipeg at Arborg, 8 p.m.
Cross Lake at OCN, 7:30 p.m.
(opening games of best of 5 quarter-finals)

Tiger Hills Hockey League Playoffs
West Semi-final
Souris at Killarney, 8:15 p.m.
(best of 7 series 1-1)

Zone 7 High School Basketball Championship
Varsity
Westpark (Girls) at Shevchenko, 5 p.m.
Westpark (Boys) at Shevchenko, 6:30 p.m.

NHL
N.Y. Rangers at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Calgary at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Colorado at Nashville, 7 p.m.
Arizona at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

NBA
Orlando at Portland, 6 p.m.
Detroit at Charlotte, 6:30 p.m.
New Orleans at Houston, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at New York, 7 p.m.
Sacramento at Denver, 9:30 p.m.
Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

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