The Portage Terriers will put their 7 game winning streak on the line tonight as they visit the Winkler Flyers for the first time of the season at 7:30.

Winkler is 4-2 in October and is coming off a pair of wins this weekend against Neepawa and Selkirk. Portage was 4-2 last season against The Flyers. Winkler is lead by Scott Gall who has 16 points in 10 games. Terrier Assistant Coach Paul Harland knows to watch out for their veterans.

"I think they probably have the most guys (in the league) back from last year so we are expecting that they will have a lot of offensive punch."

Portager Brody Moffat has played 5 games so far for the Flyers but has yet to register a point. Cole Weaver has been getting the bulk of the work in net going 4-1 posting a 1.80 GAA and .932 save percentage.

Jeremey Leipsic has been on fire for Portage this year with 20 points in 10 games. His linemates Chase Brakel (16pts) and Ty Enns (13pts) are right with him near the top of the team in scoring. Brock Aiken has had most of the starts going 7-1 with a 2.95 GAA and a .908 save percentage.

The Terrier power play has dropped to 3rd in the league with 24% and their penalty kill has stayed in 2nd at 90%. The Flyers are right behind Portage with a 19% power play and a little lower down in 7th with an 81% penalty kill.

The game will be broadcast on CFRY and Portageonline.com starting with the pregame show at 7:20pm.

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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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