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U18 AA Broncos capitalize on man advantage in win over Hounds
The Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos picked up a 7-1 victory over the Notre Dame Hounds at S3 Arenas on Wednesday night.
Ryder Bradford had a hat trick and Keegan Nash, Ryder Woods, Blake Girard and Brett Stusrud also scored for the Broncos, who scored four of eight power plays in the game. Connor Bender made 13 saves as the Broncos outscored the Hounds 46-14.
The Broncos host the Regina Rangers in their next game Saturday night.
In the WHL, Brendan Lee had two goals and an assist and Oasiz Weisblatt had three assists as the Medicine Hat Tigers beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 6-1 at Co-op Place.
The Regina Pats visit Winnipeg ICE tonight while the Swift Current Broncos return to action on Friday when they visit the Moose Jaw Warriors.
Trevor Moore scored all three goals for the Los Angeles Kings for his first NHL career hat trick in a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place. Zach Hyman scored the Oilers’ lone goal. In other action, Anton Forsberg made 29 saves as the Ottawa Senators snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabers.
Four Canadian teams are on the ice tonight with Montreal visiting Columbus, Calgary traveling to Tampa, the Toronto Maple Leafs hosting the New Jersey Red Devils and Winnipeg entertaining Anaheim.
The Rivalry Series continues tonight in Kamloops, BC, with the Canadian women’s hockey team taking on the United States in Game 2 of a seven-game series. The Americans beat Canada 4-3 in a shootout in Tuesday’s opener.
Verlander and Alcantra named winners of Cy Young
Justin Verlander is now a three-time Cy Young Award winner. The Houston Astros ace unanimously won the honor as American League Pitcher of the Year, receiving all 30 first-place votes.
Verlander led the majors with a 1.75 ERA and led the Astros to a World Series championship. Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Alek Manoah finished third in the voting.
Sandy Alcantra of the Miami Marlins won the National League Cy Young Award, also by unanimous decision. He had a 2.28 ERA and led the majors with 228.2 innings pitched and six complete games.
In other baseball news, the Blue Jays traded star outfielder Teoscar Hernandez to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for reliever Erik Swanson and pitching prospect Adam Macko. Hernandez hit .267 with 25 home runs and 77 RBI last season and was named an American League All-Star and won a Silver Slugger Award in 2021.
Raptors pass Heat
OG Anunoby scored a season-high 32 points and 10 rebounds and Scottie Barnes added 19 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 112-104 for their fifth straight win at home.
Former Raptor Kyle Lowry, who helped the team win its first NBA title in 2019 before moving to South Beach last season, returned to Toronto for the second time since the trade and was warmly welcomed by fans at Scotiabank Arena.
CFL Awards Ceremony Tonight
The best players in the Canadian Football League will be honored at the CFL Awards tonight in Regina.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Zach Collaros and Montreal Alouettes receiver Eugene Lewis are the finalists for the league’s MVP award. Roughriders kick returner Mario Alford will face Montreal’s Chandler Worthy for Special Teams Player of the Year.
The 109th Gray Cup will take place Sunday at Mosaic Stadium.
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