Provincial Sports News

Members of the Saskatoon Blades and Regina Pats are being kept from contact with the public following news of a mumps outbreak among other WHL players.

Blades, Pats block players from fans after mumps scare

By Brent Bosker February 27, 2017 - 1:21pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

A number of players in the Western Hockey League have been benched due to an outbreak of mumps.   The league sent an alert Friday to all 22 teams after several cases involving...

The Saskatoon Blades closed out a three game in three night weekend with a 2-0 loss to

Blades shutout by Moose Jaw

By Ryan Brandt February 26, 2017 - 6:47pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

It's another blow to the playoff push.

The Saskatoon Blades were shutout 2-0 at home by Moose Jaw on Sunday.

Zach Sawchenko shut the door with 29 stops as the...

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies slipped by Mount Royal to set up another Canada West finals meeting with Alberta.

'We've accomplished one goal' Huskies hockey returns to Canada West men's Final

By Ryan Brandt February 26, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 3:30pm

Since 1997, only two teams have been able to claim the Canada West men's hockey title.

That streak will continue in 2017 as the University of Saskatchewan takes on the...

Saskatoon's playoff prospects took a hit after a 4-2 loss in Prince Albert.

Raiders deliver big blow to Blades playoff hopes

By Ryan Brandt February 26, 2017 - 12:56am Updated: February 26, 2017 - 1:00am

It's proof that no game is won before the puck is dropped, but the Saskatoon Blades will feel that they let two big points slip away.

The Prince Albert Raiders doubled...

Adam Jones scored the game winner in Saskatchewan's 12-11 overtime win over Calgary.

Rush comeback for 6th straight win

By Ryan Brandt February 26, 2017 - 12:14am Updated: February 26, 2017 - 12:15am

Just when you count them out, the Saskatchewan Rush find a way.

Adam Jones was the overtime hero in a 12-11 overtime win against the Calgary Roughnecks, a sixth straight...

Braylon Shmyr scored the eventual game winner in Saskatoon's 3-1 win over Prince Albert.

Blades open key weekend with a win

By Ryan Brandt February 24, 2017 - 10:40pm Updated: February 24, 2017 - 10:45pm

It's two big points for the Saskatoon Blades after a 3-1 win over the Prince Albert Raiders on Friday.

Josh Paterson and Braylon Shymr scored in the second period, while...

Wray Morrison: The Best of Makowsky

By Wray Morrison February 24, 2017 - 1:18pm Updated: February 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

It was fitting that Chris Best mentioned Gene Makowsky during his retirement news conference on Thursday.   For a whole decade, Best gave everything he could to the...

Chris Best's wife, Emily Best, and their three-year-old daughter, Libby, were by his side as he announced his retirement on Feb. 23, 2017.

'A real adjustment:' Chris Best retires after 10 years with Riders

By Arielle Zerr February 23, 2017 - 2:04pm Updated: February 24, 2017 - 6:41am

Chris Best’s heart is still in football, but his hips couldn’t keep up anymore.

After ten years with the Saskatchewan Roughriders – his entire career – Best announced he...

The Saskatchewan Rush are going to give any baby born in the province on a Rush gameday in 2018 a free jersey.

Saskatchewan Rush aim to score big with newborns

By Justin Blackwell February 23, 2017 - 1:59pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Babies born in the next couple of years are getting a little present from the Saskatchewan Rush.   Every little one born in Saskatoon on a Rush game day the rest of the 2017...

Wray Morrison: Faster ball the answer for modern game

By Wray Morrison February 23, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 12:55pm

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has got the players' association's blessing to remove the four outside pitches for intentional walks.   The pitcher will signal...

Three early powerplay goals lifted the Regina Pats past the Saskatoon Blades on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017.

Powerplay powers Pats over Blades

By Ryan Brandt February 22, 2017 - 11:28pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

In a game full of hits, fights, and plenty of words — it was the calm, cool, collected Regina Pats emerging 4-1 victors over the Saskatoon Blades.

The Pats' power play...

Wray Morrison: Skill saw

By Wray Morrison February 22, 2017 - 10:06am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:15am

NHL regular season hockey is on my television set nearly seven nights a week.

Long gone are the days of waiting for Saturday to have National Hockey League games come...