****Tonight's Female Midget Caps game has been cancelled because of the weather******
The Female Midget Caps are in action Thursday.
They're in Winnipeg to face the Avros. Winnipeg has won both meetings this season, one of which in a shootout.
That game goes at 7:15.
The Central Plains Capitals were shut out 4-0 by Yellowhead last night in Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey at the BDO Centre in Portage.
The Caps' offence has hit small snag in 2017, scoring only five goals in three games and losing two of three. Leading scorer Joey Moffat only has two assists in the three games, and gives his thoughts on the short drought of scoring.
"I think we're just not burying our chances when we get them," says Moffat. "The puck will be sitting in the slot and we just let the defenceman clear it. We're just not banging in those rebounds."
Moffat adds it didn't help that they ran up against a hot goaltender as well. "We also had a few breakdowns in the defensive zone, but mostly we didn't bury those chances," adds Moffat.
They're back in action Saturday when they visit the Wheat Kings in Brandon.
Portage Minor Hockey's Annual General Meeting was last week. 2016 was a good year for the organization with a few new programs that were offered for players. The breakfast program was moved to a…
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Wednesday, April 26th
NHL Playoffs Western Conference Semi-finals Nashville 4 St. Louis 3 Edmonton 5 Anaheim 3 (1st games in best of 7 series)
Esso Cup @ Morden Preliminary Round Triolet 1 Pembina Valley 0 St. Albert 4 Prince Albert 0 Durham West 8 Mid-Isle 1
Zone 4 High School Fastpitch WC Miller 23 MCI 2 Morden vs GVC @ Winkler (ppd) Portage Collegiate at Carman (ppd)
Major League Baseball Interleague Toronto at St. Louis (ppd) American League Chicago 5 Kansas City 2 Cleveland 7 Houston 6 Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4 (11 innings) Seattle 8 Detroit 0 New York 3 Boston 1 Texas 14 Minnesota 3 Los Angeles 8 Oakland 5 National League Milwaukee 9 Cincinnati 4. Pittsburgh 6 Chicago 5 Philadelphia 7 Miami 4 Atlanta 8 New York 2 Washington 11 Colorado 4 San Diego 8 Arizona 5 San Francisco 4 L.A. 3 (10 innings)
NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarter-finals Washington 103 Atlanta 99 (Wizards lead best of 7 series 3-2) Boston 108 Chicago 97 (Celtics lead series 3-2)
Thursday, April 27th
NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference Semi-finals N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 6 p.m. Pittsburgh at Washington, 6:30 p.m. (1st games in best of 7 series)
Esso Cup @ Morden Preliminary Round St. Albert vs Durham West, 12 p.m. Triolet vs Prince Albert, 3:30 p.m. Pembina Valley vs Mid-Isle, 7 p.m.
Zone 4 High School Baseball Carman at PCI ppd (confirmed) MCI vs Garden Valley @ Winkler d/h 4:15 p.m. & 6 p.m.
Major League Baseball Interleague Toronto at St. Louis, d/h 12:45 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. American League Seattle at Detroit, 12:10 p.m. Houston at Cleveland, 5:10 p.m. New York at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Oakland at Los Angeles, 9:07 p.m. National League Miami at Philadelphia, 12:05 p.m. Atlanta at New York, 12:10 p.m. Washington at Colorado, 2:10 p.m. Los Angeles at San Francisco, 2:45 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarter-finals Toronto at Milwaukee, 6 p.m. (Raptors lead best of 7 series 3-2) Western Conference Quarter-finals San Antonio at Memphis, 8:30 p.m. (Spurs lead series 3-2)