Three World Curling Championships wrap up today in Ostersund, Sweden.
The World Senior Women’s Championship is into playoffs with Canada, represented by Sherry Anderson’s Saskatoon-Nutana foursome. On Canada’s schedule today…
Semi-Finals: 1 a.m. Saturday – Canada 7, Switzerland 5; Sweden 6, United States 4
Bronze Medal Game: Switzerland 5, Sweden 3
Final: Canada 5, United States 4
The World Mixed Doubles Championship is into playoffs with Canada, represented by the duo of
Kirk Muyres of Humboldt and Laura Crocker of Edmonton, still in contention for the title. On Canada’s schedule today…
Semi-Finals: 4 a.m. Saturday – Switzerland 7, Canada 5 vs ; Russia 6, Korea 4
Bronze Medal Game: Canada 8, Korea 3
Final: 8 a.m. Saturday Switzerland vs Russia
There is also a World Senior Men’s Championship with Canada represented by the Wade White quartet from Edmonton.
Final: Canada 8, Sweden 2
National Lacrosse League–Week 21 starts with 4 games:
Saskatchewan Rush vs Calgary Roughnecks
(Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. The Rush Hour pre-game show on 98-COOL-FM starts at 6:30 p.m. with the play-by-play at 7:30 p.m. The Rush have 13 wins, 4 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division. Calgary has 8 wins, 9 losses…good for 3rd place in the West.)
Vancouver Stealth at Georgia Swarm-5:05 p.m.
Rochester Knighthawks at Buffalo Bandits-5:30 p.m.
Toronto Rock at Colorado Mammoth-7 p.m.
The Esso Cup, Canadian Female Midget Triple-A Hockey Championship tournament continues and winds up today in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The Saskatoon Stars are the West region representative. On today’s playoff schedule…
Bronze Medal Game, 11 a.m. – Quebec vs Brampton, Ontario
Championship Final, 4 p.m. – Saskatoon Stars/St. Albert, Alberta, Slash
Anavet Cup, Man-Sask Junior A Hockey Playoffs:
Nipawin Hawks at Steinbach, Manitoba, Pistons-6:30 p.m.
(Nipawin leads the best-of-seven regional series 1-0. The winner advances to the Royal Bank Cup, national Junior A championship tournament.)
Western Hockey League Playoffs–2 games:
Lethbridge Hurricanes at Swift Current Broncos-7 p.m.
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference final tied 2-2)
Tri-City Americans at Everett Silvertips-8:05 p.m.
(Everett leads the best-of-seven Western Conference final 3-1)
National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Playoffs-2 games:
Boston Bruins at Tampa Bay Lightning-1 p.m.
(Opening game of best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final)
San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights-8 p.m.
(Vegas leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 1-0)
The other two second round series resume tomorrow…
Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals-1 p.m.
(Pittsburgh leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final 1-0)
Winnipeg Jets at Nashville Predators-5 p.m.
(Winnipeg leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 1-0)
Major League Baseball:
American League-4 day games, 3 night, including
Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers-2:07 p.m.
Inter-League-1 day game
Cincinnati Reds at Minnesota Twins-12:10 p.m.
National League-3 day games, 4 night
National Basketball Association Playoffs-2 games:
The Toronto Raptors are off until their second round series starts.