****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. 

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Monday, January 23rd

West Winnipeg Athletic Conference Basketball
PCI Trojans 75 Shaftesbury 61
Sahaftesbury 54 PCI Saints 41

Zone 7 High School Basketball
Junior Varsity Boys
Carberry 67 MacGregor 48

Winnipeg Women's High School Hockey League
PCI Saints 4 St. John's Ravenscourt 1

Anaheim 3 Winnipeg 2
N.Y. Rangers 3 Los Angeles 2
Washington 6 Carolina 1
Toronto 4 Calgary 0
San Jose 5 Colorado 2
Arizona 3 Florida 2 (OT)

Washington 109 Charlotte 99
San Antonio 112 Brooklyn 86
Miami 105 Golden State 102
L.A. Clippers 115 Atlanta 105
Sacramento 109 Detroit 104
New Orleans 124 Cleveland 122
Milwaukee 127 Houston 114
New York 109 Indiana 103
Oklahoma City 97 Utah 95

Tuesday, January 24th

West Winnipeg Athletic Conference Basketball
Tier Two Junior Varsity
PCI Trojans at Stonewall, 5 p.m.
PCI Saints at Stonewall, 6:30 p.m.

South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League
Stonewall at Carman, 8 p.m.

Steinbach at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.
OCN at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.

Lundar at North Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Manitoba at Texas, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
Columbus at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Detroit at Boston, 6 p.m.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Calgary at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Washington at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Buffalo at Nashville, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Toronto, 6 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Philladelphia, 6 p.m.
Chicago at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Boston at Washington, 6 p.m.
Utah at Denver, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

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