The Cape Breton West Islanders will try to finish off the Cape Breton Tradesmen on home ice in the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League playoffs.
The Islanders lead the best-of-seven, first-round series 3-1.
Puck drop at the Al MacInnis Sports Centre in Port Hood is 6 p.m.
Cape Breton West advances to the league semi-final with a win, while a Cape Breton win sends the series back to Membertou for game six Sunday afternoon.
The Northern Selects have a chance to advance to the Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey League final when they visit the Penguins in East Hants.
The Selects won the first two games of the best-of-three, first-round series in New Glasgow Feb. 17-18.
Game time is 7 p.m.
A Selects’ win sends them back to the league final for the second year in a row against the winner of the Metro/Panthers series, while a Penguins’ win forces a game four in East Hants Sunday morning.
The Antigonish Rural League playoffs resume with a pair of game threes.
The Heatherton Warriors play the Pleasantdale Panthers at 7 p.m.; their series is tied, 1-1, while the County Outlaws take on the St. Croix Angels at 8:30 p.m.; they’re also tied, 1-1.
Both games are at the Antigonish Arena.
Games four in both series are March 3.
The province’s two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams are in action.
Antigonish’s Blade Mann-Dixon and the Halifax Mooseheads host the Gatineau Olympiques at Scotiabank Centre at 4:30 p.m.
The Mooseheads (38-13-7), who have won four straight, are second in the 18-team league with 83 points.
It’s the second and final regular season game between the teams- Halifax won the first 7-5 in Gatineau in November.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles visit the Victoriaville Tigres at 8 p.m.
The Screaming Eagles, in the middle of a stretch of three games in as many nights, lost in Sherbrooke Friday night, and visit league-leading Blainville-Boisbriand Sunday; they’re 12th.
The Tigres (32-20-6) are eighth.
Cape Breton won the first game in the two-game season series between the teams by a score of 3-2 in Sydney in October.
The StFX women’s hockey team can clinch a spot in the AUS final with a game two in Moncton.
The X-Women won the opener of the best-of-three conference semi-final 4-0 in Antigonish Wednesday night.
Game time is 7 p.m.
StFX advances to the conference final against the winner of the Saint Mary’s/Saint Thomas series with a win, while a Moncton win sends the series back to Antigonish for a third and deciding game Monday night.
The StFX basketball teams are on the road for their last regular season games.
The X-Men and X-Women were in Charlottetown to play UPEI Friday night- the X-Men won and the X-Women lost.
They’re in Fredericton to take on the UNB Varsity Reds.
The X-Men, fifth in the eight-team conference, have clinched a playoff spot; UNB is also playoff-bound.
UNB beat StFX 86-84 in their only other meeting of the regular season in Antigonish Feb. 3.
The X-Women, who will miss the playoffs, are last in their eight-team conference; UNB is sixth.
It’s the second game of the season between the teams- UNB won the first 68-46 in Antigonish Feb. 3.
The women tip off at 6 p.m.; the men get underway at 8 p.m.