The Saskatoon Blades defeated the Calgary Hitmen 3-2 in a shootout on Wednesday night at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Nathan Burns scored the lone goal of the shootout, while Brett Stovin scored twice in regulation time. Stovin broke a scoreless tie in the second period, then gave the Blades a 2-1 lead early in the final frame. Stovin now has nine goals this season.
Andrey Makarov made 41 stops in the Saskatoon net.
Spencer Humphries and Brady Brassart scored for Calgary.
It's been a busy week for CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon.
He's been in Regina for the CFL Congress meeting with all of the business types in the league...but Cohon still isn't too busy to meet with the fans.
Cohon actually spent Wednesday evening meeting fans at the Press Box Sports Bar in Regina.
The CFL regular season is still a few months away, but Regina is a hot spot for the league.
All this week the league's brass are in the Queen City for the CFL Congress, where they've been discussing some of the issues facing the league right now.
A topic that appears to be taking up a fair bit of time is social media -- both the good and the bad.
One of the issues certainly isn't new, is the idea of closing some practice time every week to not only the fans, but the media too.
The Saskatoon Blades were 4-0 winners in Red Deer on Tuesday night.. Andrey Makarov made 24 stops for his seventh shutout of the season. Brendan Walker had first and third period goals, and has now tallied 27 over the 2012-2013 campaign. Lukas Sutter and Nick Zajac had second period goals for Saskatoon.
The Blades outshot the Rebels 51-24. In the second period, Saskatoon outshot Red Deer 24-3.
After about a day of speculation, Ricky Foley is officially a Saskatchewan Roughrider.
All day Monday rumours and speculation were running rampant that the Top Canadian in the Grey Cup was seen in Regina and a deal with Riders was imminent. What makes the move even more interesting is the fact that a week ago, General Manager Brendan Taman told reporters that Foley was an "interesting name" but he likely wasn't going to fit into the fold financially.
The Saskatoon Blades had a number of contributors in a 7-1 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors on Saturday night. 13 of the Blades 18 skaters made their way on the scoresheet.
Two veterans helped the Blades get off to a quick start. Matej Stransky scored his 37th goal of the year and Brenden Walker followed up with his 25th as the Blades took a 2-0 lead. Nick Zajac added a goal late in the first period to give the visitors a 3-0 lead.
The Saskatoon Blades have broken the franchise's winning streak record after topping the Brandon Wheat Kings 7-4.
A fast start helped the Blades Saturday night at Credit Union Centre. 7,806 fans watched the Blades break the 25-year-old win-streak record with their 14th consecutive victory.
Despite a promising start, Saskatchewan has missed the playoffs at the Scotties in Kingston, Ontario.
They came into the final draw on Friday evening needing a win over the undefeated Jennifer Jones and Team Manitoba, along with either a loss by Team Canada to Ontario, or British Columbia to Quebec to force a tie-breaker.
Stefaan DeMarie is this year’s Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race winner.
DeMarie of Christopher Lake won this year’s race, crossing the finish line at 7:18 a.m. Friday morning.
He wins the top prize of $6,000, with Karen Ramstead following second place. She left Stanley Mission at 6:09 a.m. Jillian Taylor is running third and left Stanley Mission at 7:22 a.m.
Treasurer Bernie Zintel said that DeMarie is now resting and the dogs are being looked after by his handler.
Former head coach Ken Miller is set to be back in Saskatchewan next week for the Winning For Life Gala.
Since leaving the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2011, he has been doing some motivational speaking back home in North Carolina. But, Miller said he misses his old gig.
"We miss being around the players, miss being around the coaches, and Maureen misses the activities she was involved in, so it has been a big adjustment for us."