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Stefanie Lawton undefeated in Tournament of Hearts

Saskatoon's Stefanie Lawton skips the only unefeated team at the Viterra Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Tisdale.

Lawton moved to 4 and 0 with an 8-2 win over Teandra Friesen on Friday.
 
The final round robin draw was set for Saturday morning. Four of the top teams advance to tomorrow's semi-finals with the final set for Sunday at 5:00 p.m.
 
The winning team advances to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Montreal next month.

Pats edge conference leading Hitmen 3-2

Just hours after the WHL trade deadline had passed the Regina Pats were put to the test Friday night as they hosted the Calgary Hitmen at the Brandt Centre.

In the end, the Pats passed the test with flying colours as they downed the top team in the Eastern Conference 3-2.

Pats busy on WHL trade deadline day

The WHL trade deadline has passed and the Regina Pats were one of the busier teams when all was said and done.

In all the Pats made three different deals with three different teams. The most notable of the moves saw the team move 16-year-old goaltender Nick Schneider and a third round draft pick in 2016 to the Medicine Hat Tigers for 18-year-old goalie Daniel Wapple and 19-year-old centre Logan McVeigh.

Keith Shologan moving on after expansion draft

Needless to say the end of the year was an eventful one for one former Rider.

Ottawa RedBlacks defensive lineman Keith Shologan will remember 2013 for a number of reasons. The tackle of course won the Grey Cup with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on home turf and then just weeks later it was all gone as he was left unprotected in the Ottawa expansion draft and was taken by the CFL's new team.

BRIT turns 46, features Canada’s top high school basketball teams

Attracting the best high school basketball teams in Canada, the 2014 Bedford Road Invitational Tournament kicks off Thursday in Saskatoon, featuring 12 of Canada’s best.

Hailed as one of the biggest high school tournaments in Canada, BRIT chair Brad Clauson said for the first time in its 46-year history, one team was forced to back out last minute.

“This year we were supposed to have a team from Quebec but unfortunately they cancelled last minute because of the ice storms happening in the east,” Clauson said.

UPDATED: Terrell Maze re-signs with Riders

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have locked down one of their best defensive backs.

Terrell Maze re-signed with the Green and White on Thursday who was eligible to become a free agent on February 15th. For Maze the decision to stick around was an easy one.

"Coming off winning a championship, having the best fans, it's hard to walk away from a team like that," he said.

Of course the team is pretty excited to have Maze back on board as well.

Blades squander lead, lose 6-4 to Calgary

With a 3-1 lead early in the second period, the Saskatoon Blades were just over a period-and-a-half away from its biggest win of the season Wednesday night.

Coming off a tight 2-1 loss in Medicine Hat on Tuesday, the Blades (12-29-1-3) hosted the Calgary Hitmen (29-8-2-3) at Credit Union Centre. Thanks to another stellar performance from rookie Nikita Scherbak Saskatoon found themselves in control in a game against one of the WHL’s best.

Just 29 seconds from the opening face-off Scherbak fired the puck top shelf on Mack Shields giving the Blades a rare early lead.

Pats down Rebels 6-2

The Regina Pats did not waste an opportunity to create a little breathing for themselves in the standings. 

On Wednesday night the blue and white beat Red Deer 6-2 giving them a five point lead in the Eastern Conference standings on the ninth place Rebels. 

Just under eight minutes into the first period the Pats opened the scoring off the stick of Chandler Stephenson on the power play. With just over four minutes left in the frame Stephenson would notch his second goal of the game giving the Queen City Kids a 2-0 lead after the first period of play. 

Sask Winter Games preparations underway

The Prince Albert 2014 Saskatchewan Winter Games are just over a month away and organizers are busy making last-minute preparations.

Games manager Judy MacLeod Campbell said things are coming along nicely, but “there are a few areas that still need some work and that’s recruiting volunteers.”

UPDATE: Sask. players on Canada men's Olympic hockey team

Three Saskatchewanians have been named to Canada's men's Olympic hockey team.

The team's 25-man roster features a number of players that made big contributions to Canada's gold medal performance in Vancouver in 2010. Reginans Ryan Getzlaf, the captain of the NHL's Anaheim Ducks, and Chris Kunitz of the Pittsburgh Penguins will make the trip to Sochi, Russia. Patrick Marleau, originally from Aneroid, has also made the squad.

GETZLAF FAMILY CELEBRATING

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