Members of the TA Saints’ Court Sports teams had a big day at the NorWOSSA championships last week, as Kenora’s Junior and Senior Basketball and Volleyball teams swept all of their games against Red lake.
Now, the Saints will be gearing up for the NWOSSA tournament later this week. If they win, they’ll move on to OFSAA.
It was a great weekend for Kenora’s Under 18 AAA Thistles as they took both games against the visiting Parkland Rangers. Saturday’s game was a close one as the Thistles won 5-4 in overtime, with Landon Lowes scoring the game-winner.
The Thistles took Sunday’s game 6-3, with goalie Patrick Forsythe picking up his first win in a Thistles jersey, stopping 34 out of 37 shots.
Kenora’s now improved to 6-12-0-1 on the season, sitting 10th in the league with 13 points. Co-Captains Emerson Evans and Nick Fagnilli are both tied for 8th in the league in points with 23.
Next up, they’ll play the Winnipeg Thrashers on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Kenora Rec Centre, before heading to Brandon to take on the Wheat Kings over the weekend.
In the NHL, There are four games on the ice tonight. The Senators are home to the New York Islanders. The Calgary Flames, who are fresh off snapping a seven-game losing skid, host the red-hot Los Angeles Kings. Elsewhere, Carolina is in Chicago, and St. Louis visits Colorado.
And Six new names will be officially enshrined into the Hockey Hall of Fame tonight. The Class of 2022 includes Ottawa Senators' all-time leading scorer Daniel Alfredsson, Vancouver Canuck greats Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, Finnish women's player Riikka Sallinen, and the late Herb Carnegie in the builder's category.