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Former Chatham-Kent Cyclones defenceman Brandon Montour of the Buffalo Sabres will miss the remainder of the world hockey championship with a lower-body damage.

Marko Anttila, left, of Finland challenges Brandon Montour of Canada throughout a preliminary-round recreation on the 2019 IIHF world hockey championship at Metal Area on Might 10, 2019, in Kosice, Slovakia. (Picture by Martin Rose/Getty Pictures)

Injured Montour finished at worlds

Former Chatham-Kent Cyclones defenceman Brandon Montour of the Buffalo Sabres will miss the remainder of the world hockey championship with a lower-body damage.

Montour, 25, had no factors in three preliminary-round video games for Canada. He was injured in Monday’s win in opposition to Slovakia.

“It’s disappointing to see a participant like Brandon get harm at his first world championship,” Ron Francis, a member of Staff Canada’s administration group, mentioned in an announcement. “He’s a key participant who introduced a lot to the group, and though he gained’t have the ability to proceed, we had been impressed along with his work ethic on and off the ice. We want him all the perfect in his restoration.”

Canada (2-1) will play France on Thursday.

Montour will return to Buffalo for analysis.

Carleton scores seven in loss

Rookie guard Bridget Carleton of Chatham scored seven factors on 3-of-7 capturing for the Connecticut Solar in a 71-67 loss to the Dallas Wings within the WNBA preseason Tuesday in Uncasville, Conn.

Carleton was 1-of-Four on three-pointers. She had a team-high three steals and one rebound whereas enjoying 14:34.

The Solar have a 1-1 document going into their preseason finale Sunday on the New York Liberty.

Their regular-season opener is Saturday, Might 25, in opposition to the Washington Mystics.

Carleton is making an attempt to make the Solar after being chosen 21st total within the WNBA draft in April. She was the Massive 12 participant of the yr and an All-American in her senior season at Iowa State.

Huskies win season opener

Hannah Roesch struck out seven and allowed three hits in a five-inning, complete-game win because the Kent Bridge Huskies beat the Courtright Cougars 12-2 in Tuesday’s season opener within the Lambton Kent Women Fastball League in Kent Bridge.

Makailey Bray hit a triple and two singles, Lauren Nicholson tripled and doubled, Sarah Vellinga doubled and singled, and Elissa Noah and Karen Bourassa every singled twice.

The Huskies are scheduled to go to Sarnia Cravin’s on Wednesday.

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