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Equipment manager Chad Scharff.

Blades defenceman, equipment manager off to U18 championship

By Ryan Brandt April 7, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

A defenceman and a staff member will represent the Saskatoon Blades at the upcoming World U-18 Hockey Championship in Slovakia.

Mark Rubinchik, an 18-year-old blueliner...

Saskatoon Blades defenceman Libor Hjek inked a three-year entry-level deal with the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.

Blades' Hájek signs with Tampa Bay Lightning

By Ryan Brandt March 21, 2017 - 1:42pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

Saskatoon Blades defenceman Libor Hájek is taking his next step to the pros by signing a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.


Brock Hamm made 26 saves in Saskatoon's 5-1 loss to Prince Albert.

Blades end season with a loss

By Ryan Brandt March 19, 2017 - 1:00am Updated: March 19, 2017 - 1:15am

A playoff-less 2016/17 campaign for the Saskatoon Blades ended with a 5-1 loss in Prince Albert.

One day prior, Saskatoon was ousted from the playoff race when Calgary...

Logan Flodell made 36 saves in Saskatoon's 5-3 win over Prince Albert.

Blades go down swinging in win over Prince Albert

By Ryan Brandt March 17, 2017 - 10:57pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

With an outside shot at a playoff spot the Saskatoon Blades beat Prince Albert 5-3 Friday night at SaskTel Centre.

Seconds after that win, the Calgary Hitmen took down...

A late goal pushed the Swift Current Broncos past Saskatoon 3-2.

Blades go down in Swift Current, drop out of playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt March 12, 2017 - 12:34am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 12:45am

Riley Lindgren scored the game winner with 58 seconds left as Swift Current beat the Saskatoon Blades 3-2.

The Blades are now one point back of Calgary for the final...

Blades open home and home with loss to Swift Current

By Ryan Brandt March 10, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: March 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Four unanswered goals gave the Swift Current Broncos a two-goal swing and a 5-3 comeback win over the Saskatoon Blades.

Braylon Shmyr scored twice in the first period to...

Josh Paterson was one of six Blades to find the net in a 6-2 win over Calgary.

Blades extend playoff lead with win over Calgary

By Ryan Brandt March 8, 2017 - 11:06pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 11:15pm

It's a statement win for the Saskatoon Blades, who scored six unanswered goals in a 6-2 win over Calgary.

The win moves Saskatoon three points up on the Hitmen for the...

Jesse Shynkaruk's 30th goal of the season was a game-winner as Saskatoon beat Red Deer 2-1 in overtime.

Shynkaruk plays hero as Blades beat Red Deer in OT

By Ryan Brandt March 7, 2017 - 11:21pm Updated: March 7, 2017 - 11:30pm

Jesse Shynkaruk's 10th game-winning goal of the year was a big one.

The veteran centre had both Blades goals in a 2-1 overtime win for Saskatoon over the Red Deer Rebels...

Logan Flodell made 36 saves in Saskatoon's 5-4 OT loss to Lethbridge.

Late comeback pushes 'Canes past Blades

By Ryan Brandt March 4, 2017 - 10:15pm Updated: March 4, 2017 - 10:15pm

Two third period goals by Lethbridge forced overtime and Brennan Menell had the winner as the Hurricanes beat Saskatoon 5-4.

Braylon Shmyr had a hat-trick to put...

The Saskatoon Blades pulled even with Calgary for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Blades win and pull even for playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt March 3, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 11:15pm

The Blades live to fight another day.

Saskatoon shutout Kootenay for a 4-0 win to pull even with Calgary for the second wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. Calgary...

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...

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...