It was a strong offensive showing at Credit Union Centre Wednesday night as the Saskatoon Blades and Prince George Cougars combined for 16 goals in 60 minutes of action.
Unfortunately it was the visiting Cougars who surged past Saskatoon 10-6.
Despite a handful of chances early for the Blades, Prince George got off to a 5-0 lead just 10 minutes into the game, chasing out starting goaltender Troy Trombley, forcing 17-year-old Nathan Alalouf to make his WHL debut.
Shaunavon is ready to host the best men's curling teams in Saskatchewan.
The Sasktel Tankyard opens on Wednesday at the Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre. When the event does get underway Brock Virtue and his Regina based team will be there looking to defend the title they won last year.
"We're coming off a good season," said Virtue. "We're just going in with the mind set of making sure we're well prepared, and I think we are."
Kory Sheets has another work out in the NFL.
Late on Monday afternoon Sheets tweeted out an Instagram photo taken outside of the Oakland Raiders facility tagged "Let's work."
The Green Zone can now confirm that the Raiders have been granted permission by the Saskatchewan Roughriders to take a look at the Grey Cup MVP.
This is the second known work out for Sheets in the NFL this off season , he previously worked out for the Indianapolis Colts in December.
Without their Head Coach the University of Regina's women's basketball didn't skip a beat.
The number four team in the country travelled east to face the University of Manitoba Bisons but Dave Taylor was forced to stay home. Taylor was placed on medical leave last week because he's been quarantined for three weeks after possibly coming in contact with the measles.
Assistant Coach Carly Graham has taken over the interim duties in the meantime, and her first weekend was a success as the Cougars won both games in Winnipeg.
Saskatoon’s speed skating prodigy is on her way to the world junior championships after gliding her way up the ranks.
Juliette Wheler will compete in the 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 3,000 metre races at the World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Bjugn, Norway this March.
“Honestly, it hasn’t really hit me yet, but I’m sure it will in the next couple of days,” Wheler said at the Canadian Junior Championships (CJC) Cup III in Saskatoon this past weekend.
“Everything I was doing (this year) was centred around this meet so it’s really rewarding for sure.”
Graham DeLaet's 2014 PGA Season is off to a great start as the Weyburn native finished tied for second at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.
DeLaet finished at 8-under with four other golfers one shot back of winner Scott Stallings. The finish matches DeLaet's career best finish which he achieved last season at the Barclays. Stallings actualy birdied the 18th hole to get to 9-under par.
The finish was far from a sure thing for DeLaet who came into the weekend at 1-under but he put together back-to-back rounds of 69 and 68 over the weekend to rocket up the standings.
It took an extra period, but the Saskatoon Blades found themselves on top 3-2 Saturday night against the Swift Current Broncos for the team’s 14th win of the season.
After falling to the Red Deer Rebels on Friday, the Blades were looking to bounce back on a night where former owners, the Brodsky family – who owned the Blades for 37 years – were honoured before the game.
The atmosphere at Credit Union Centre (CUC) sparked the boys in the blue, who jumped ahead 2-0 in the opening 20 minutes.
The roller coaster ride continued for the Regina Pats as they failed the follow up a big win on Saturday night at the Brandt Centre against the Red Deer Rebels.
Instead, the Pats were unable to take advantage of a clear advantage of zone time and shots on goal through the first half of the game, while the Rebels capitalized on what chances they did get in a 4-0 win.
The stage was set for Regina's Mark McMorris on Saturday afternoon as he tried to win his third straight gold medal in slopestyle at the Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colorado.
Outshooting their opponents for the first time in several games, the Saskatoon Blades put their best effort forward but still came up short, 3-2 against Red Deer on Friday.
Losing many of their big guns in the trade deadline, the Blades (13-33-1-3) looked to the young up and comers for scoring. Once again, Cory Millette, 19, got his team on the board first, scoring his eleventh of the season against his former Rebels teammates.
Brooks Maxwell tied the game at 17 minutes into the first period. Former Saskatoon Blade Lukas Sutter drew an assist on the play.