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SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY MARCH 31
The Canadian Junior Women’s and Men’s Under-21 Curling Championships continue today and run until tomorrow in Stratford, Ont. In both gender divisions, preliminary round robin play takes place with the top three finishers from each pool advancing to the playoffs. In junior women, Saskatchewan is represented by Madison Kleiter’s quartet of Saskatoon-Sutherland. They finished the round robin with 5 wins, 3 losses… good for 4th place in Group B, but did not qualify for the playoffs.
In the junior men’s division, Saskatchewan had two participating teams…the Daymond Bernath quartet of Saskatoon-Sutherland is Saskatchewan’s No. 1 while the Nathan Pomedli team of Saskatoon-Nutana is Saskatchewan’s No. 2 team. #1 Saskatchewan finished the round robin with 7 wins, 1 loss… good for 1st place in Pool A and qualified for the playoffs with a bye to the semi-finals tomorrow morning. #2 Saskatchewan finished with 5 wins, 3 losses… good for 4th place in Group B, but did not qualify for the playoffs.
National Hockey League — 9 games:
Winnipeg Jets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs — 5 p.m.
Montreal Canadiens vs. Carolina Hurricanes — 5 p.m.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames — 8 p.m.
New Jersey Devils vs. Boston Bruins — 5 p.m.
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Florida Panthers — 5 p.m.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Islanders — 5 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins at Minnesota Wild – 6 p.m.
San Jose Sharks at Colorado Avalanche – 7 p.m.
Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks — 8 p.m.
The Western Hockey League returns to action tomorrow with 9 games including the Saskatoon Blades at home against the Moose Jaw Warriors. Game time is 7 p.m. at the SaskTel Centre. The CJWW broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. with the pregame show and play-by-play at 7 p.m. Conference. Moose Jaw has 35 wins, 22 losses, 5 overtime losses for 75 points…good for 4th place in the East.
The Prince Albert Raiders are out until tomorrow when they host the Brandon Wheat Kings. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Center. PA has 25 wins, 32 losses, 5 overtime losses for 55 points…good for 9th place in the Eastern Conference. Brandon has 30 wins, 25 losses, 5 overtime losses for 65 points…good for 6th place in the East.
Major League Baseball – 14 exhibition games, including:
Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers – 11:07 a.m. in Dunedin, Fla.
On the campus:
The U Sports National Track and Field Championships begin today and run through Saturday in Saint John, New Brunswick. Members of the Saskatchewan Huskies women’s and men’s teams are in attendance.
U Sports Women’s Basketball Championship in Kingston, Ontario
Saskatchewan Huskies vs. Queen’s Golden Gaels — 6 p.m.
Prince Edward Island Panthers vs. Ryerson Rams — 10 a.m.
Acadia Axewomen vs. Brock Badgers–——1 p.m.
Laval Rouge et Or vs. Winnipeg Wesmen—3:30 p.m.–
National Basketball Association – 5 games:
Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons — 5 p.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks – 5:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets — 5:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Chicago Bulls – 6 p.m.
Los Angeles Lakers at Utah Jazz – 8 p.m.
(The Toronto Raptors return to action tomorrow when they visit the Orlando Magic at 5 p.m.)
National Lacrosse League:
Philadelphia Wings Buffalo Bandits — 5:30 p.m.
(Saskatchewan Rush is inactive until Saturday, April 9and when they host the Vancouver Warriors. Game time is 8 p.m. at the SaskTel Centre. The Rush have 4 wins, 10 losses… good for 6th place in the West Division.)