Ryan Brandt

Blades go down in Calgary, lose hold of playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt February 19, 2017 - 9:47pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 10:00pm

The Saskatoon Blades will be happy to return home after a 3-2 loss to the Calgary Hitmen.

With that loss, Calgary slips into a playoff spot and the Blades close out a...

Tyler Lees scored his first WHL goal in the Blades 6-2 loss to Lethbridge.

Blades loss in Lethbridge sets up key matchup with Calgary

By Ryan Brandt February 19, 2017 - 12:46am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 1:00am

The Saskatoon Blades dropped a second straight contest in a 6-2 loss to Lethbridge on Saturday.

It was the first regulation loss for the Blades in 6 games.


Ben McIntosh led the offence with a pair of goals as the Saskatchewan Rush beat Colorado 8-7.

Rush edge Colorado for 5th straight victory

By Ryan Brandt February 19, 2017 - 12:18am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 12:30am

In the lowest scoring game of the 2017 season, the Saskatchewan Rush still found a way to get the job done. A Jeff Cornwall empty netter was the difference in a tight 8-7 win...

Logan Flodell made 28 saves in the Saskatoon Blades 3-2 loss to Kootenay.

Blades open tough road trip with an OT loss

By Ryan Brandt February 17, 2017 - 10:43pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:45pm

A three-game in three-night road trip for the Saskatoon Blades began with a 3-2 overtime loss to Kootenay on Friday.

Markson Bechtold scored the opening goal just 15...

Saskatoon's Thomas Hasal is one of two goalkeepers named to Canada Soccer's roster for the CONCACAF U-20 championship tournament being held in Costa Rica from Feb. 17 to Mar. 5.

'It's up to us:' Saskatoon's Thomas Hasal joins Canada's national Under-20 team

By Ryan Brandt February 17, 2017 - 11:38am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 11:45am

From Saskatoon, to Vancouver,  to Costa Rica.

That is the last 12 months in the life of Thomas Hasal. The Saskatoon product is one of two goalkeepers for Canada's Under-...

Riley Sutter scored the shootout winner on Brock Hamm in a 2-1 win for Everett over Saskatoon.

Blades close out homestand with shootout loss to Everett

By Ryan Brandt February 15, 2017 - 11:20pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:30pm

The glass is half full for the Saskatoon Blades, who earn a point in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Everett Silvertips on Wednesday night.

That closes out a 14 game stretch...

Veteran centre Markson Bechtold makes his return after missing the last 18 games with a back injury.

Bechtold returns, Blades go for 4th straight against Everett

By Ryan Brandt February 15, 2017 - 7:37am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 7:45am

Slowly but surely, the Saskatoon Blades are getting some relief from injuries that have piled up of late. The wins have been piling up, too.

The Blades enter Wednesday...

Jesse Shynkaruk scored twice to lift the Saskatoon Blades to a 3-2 win over Brandon.

Shynkaruk leads Blades past Brandon, extend playoff hold

By Ryan Brandt February 11, 2017 - 10:56pm Updated: February 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

Jesse Shynkaruk was the hero as the injury-plagued Saskatoon Blades pulled off a 3-2 overtime win over the Brandon Wheat Kings.

The Blades' overage forward scored the...

Rush pound Knighthawks in Rochester

By Ryan Brandt February 11, 2017 - 10:39pm Updated: February 11, 2017 - 10:45pm

Two double-digit scorers guided the Saskatchewan Rush to a 21-12 win over the Rochester Knighthawks.

Robert Church had four goals and seven assists while Mark Matthews...

Kirby Dach scored a pair as the Saskatoon Blades beat Moose Jaw 4-2 on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

McCarty returns, Dach leads Blades past Moose Jaw

By Ryan Brandt February 10, 2017 - 11:08pm Updated: February 10, 2017 - 11:15pm

Just barely 16-years-old, Kirby Dach scored twice to lead the Saskatoon Blades to a massive 4-2 win over Moose Jaw Friday night.

Josh Paterson (12) opened the scoring...

2016 Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris (right) will be in Saskatoon for the Houghton Boston Dogs’ Breakfast fundraiser on May 4, 2017.

Henry Burris to speak at U of S Huskies' fundraiser

By Ryan Brandt February 6, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 12:18pm

Smiling Hank will pay a visit to Saskatoon in May.   The reigning Grey Cup MVP and now-retired Ottawa Redblacks quarterback will be the guest speaker at this year's Houghton...

Ben McIntosh had a hat-trick and three assists as the Saskatchewan Rush beat Calgary 15-11.

First road win for Rush

By Ryan Brandt February 4, 2017 - 10:39pm Updated: February 4, 2017 - 10:45pm

It is now officially a winning streak.

The Saskatchewan Rush outscored Calgary 8-3 in the second half on the way to a 15-11 victory Saturday night.

It's the first...