The PCI Trojans resume their Zone 4 High School Hockey League season tonight in Portage la Prairie. They host CNMPM Tigers at the PCU Centre.

The Trojans' last win came over the Tigers before the Christmas break, and head coach Chris DeLong says they can do it again if they come ready to work for it.

"We had a high-tempo practice last night to see where the boys were in terms of conditioning, but mentally, we should be ready to go," says DeLong. "This is a team that we're above and we beat right before the break. A win against them would create a little distance between us, and the fourth spot is very attainable for us right now."

The Trojans had many strong areas of play before the break that DeLong hopes will continue into the New Year. "One of those things is goaltending," says DeLong. "It's the top of the league and I'm expecting that high level of goaltending will carry on. That and discipline are keeping us in games, and our work ethic. The boys are starting to realize that we can make some ground up here."

The Trojans and Tigers face off at 7:30 p.m. at the PCU Centre.

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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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