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Regina Pats forward Sam Steel.

Pats' Sam Steel inks entry level contract with Ducks

By 980 CJME December 21, 2016 - 12:14am Updated: December 21, 2016 - 12:58am

Regina Pats forward Sam Steel has signed a three year entry level contract with the Anaheim Ducks.

The 18-year-old from Edmonton, Alberta was taken 30th overall by the...

Darrell Davis: Visiting Dad in the Hall of Fame

By Darrell Davis November 30, 2016 - 7:39am Updated: November 30, 2016 - 7:39am

Every few years I get to visit the Hockey Hall of Fame and stare at my father's name.

Lorne Davis isn't an inductee, but his name appears in at least five places inside...

Wray Morrison: The NHL and Vegas

By Wray Morrison November 23, 2016 - 10:50am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 11:00am

I continue to be impressed with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. He works hard for his bosses (team owners).   Bettman looked thrilled on Tuesday as the new Las Vegas team name...

Jamie Nye: The NHL needs more, not less, John Scott stories

By Jamie Nye November 22, 2016 - 6:55am Updated: November 22, 2016 - 6:55am

The NHL just doesn't get it.

They've made a John Scott rule to avoid what I know they view as an embarrassment last season to see the five minute a game goon become the...

Jamie Nye: If not NHLers, then who should play for Olympic gold?

By Jamie Nye November 17, 2016 - 7:41am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 7:41am

The NHL is playing hardball when it comes to their players going to the Olympics.

And the International Olympic Committee has clearly stopped negotiating as it's the...

Darrell Davis: Pat Quinn, an honourable inductee

By Darrell Davis November 14, 2016 - 7:03am Updated: November 14, 2016 - 7:03am

Pat Quinn proved he was a Hall of Famer through his lifetime in hockey, but he also showed his humanity in May of 2001, when he attended the funeral of Larry Hornung.


Fans gather at Sask Tel Centre to take in the morning skate ahead of Tuesday's NHL exhibition game. Oct. 4.

Mike Babcock ready to coach NHL exhibition in his hometown

By Bryn Levy October 4, 2016 - 11:19am Updated: October 4, 2016 - 11:30am

Fresh off guiding Canada to victory at the World Cup of Hockey, Saskatoon's own Mike Babcock is set to coach an NHL roster in his hometown for the first time.   Babcock's...

Jordan Stoll poses with his uncle after the LA Kings win the 2014 Stanley Cup.

Nephew of NHL forward Jarret Stoll killed in Sask. highway crash

By Chris Vandenbreekel September 27, 2016 - 4:32pm Updated: September 27, 2016 - 4:45pm

Melville, Sask. native and NHL Forward Jarret Stoll is mourning, along with his family, the loss of his teenage nephew.   17-year-old Jordan Stoll was killed Saturday in a two-...

Scott Ford with SaskTel centre speaks about tickets already sold for an NHL pre-season game in Saskatoon.

Local groups will benefit when Leafs and Sens battle it out in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall September 8, 2016 - 4:11pm Updated: September 8, 2016 - 4:15pm

The Canadian Red Cross and Saskatoon Minor Hockey Association will be cashing in on an NHL pre-season game in Saskatoon.

The Toronto Maple Leafs play the Ottawa Senators...

Colby Armstrong was one of the many former NHLers at the Kelly Chase fantasy camp

Hockey camp in support of mental health wraps up in Saskatoon

By Erin McNutt August 21, 2016 - 2:52pm Updated: August 21, 2016 - 3:00pm

The Kelly Chase Fantasy Hockey Camp gave people a chance to live a few days in the life of an NHLer for a good cause.   All proceeds go to One Voice, an organization that's...

Regina Pats centre Sam Steel

Pair of Regina Pats selected in 2016 NHL draft

By 980 CJME June 25, 2016 - 7:48am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 9:27am

The Anaheim Ducks made Sam Steel the 30th and final pick of the first round on Friday night in Buffalo at the NHL Entry Draft.

The Regina Pats centre, who is originally...

A still from 52 North Films' documentary "Hunting for a Team."

Saskatoon's 1983 NHL dreams now the subject of a documentary

By Erin McNutt June 22, 2016 - 12:56pm Updated: June 23, 2016 - 7:50am

Back in 1983, Bill Hunter offered to buy the St. Louis Blues in an effort to bring the NHL team to his hometown of Saskatoon.

It captured the city's imagination with...