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Brothers Lyle, Miles, Jerome and Jeremy Thompson set a world record by playing the Rush's 18-10 loss to Georiga, a record for siblings playing in the same game.

Swarm hand Rush a loss on opening night

By Ryan Brandt January 7, 2017 - 10:23pm Updated: January 7, 2017 - 10:23pm

The honeymoon is over and the Saskatchewan Rush were taken to task in an 18-10 loss to Georgia in their opening game of the National Lacrosse League season.


The Saskatoon Blades were held off the scoresheet in a 2-0 loss to Tri-City.

Blades shutout for second straight night

By Ryan Brandt January 7, 2017 - 10:07pm Updated: January 7, 2017 - 10:07pm

For the second straight game the Saskatoon Blades were held scoreless, the latest a 2-0 loss to Tri-City on Saturday.

Americans goalie Rylan Parenteau stopped all 25...

Rush Defenceman Jeremy Thompson will play brothers Lyle, Myles and Jereome in a record setting NLL season opener.

Rush season opener also record setting night for Thompson brothers

By Ryan Brandt January 7, 2017 - 2:15pm Updated: January 7, 2017 - 2:15pm

It's the Saskatchewan Rush season opener in Georgia Saturday night, but it might feel more like a Thompson family reunion.

Rush defenceman Jeremy Thompson will play...

Members of the Whitecaps FC and SSA announce a player development partnership on Jan. 6, 2017.

Professional team partners with Saskatchewan Soccer for player development

By JT Marshall January 7, 2017 - 10:55am Updated: January 7, 2017 - 10:55am

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) have developed an official player development partnership.    This creates a path for Saskatchewan's young...

The Saskatoon Blades were shutout 4-0 by Moose Jaw.

Blades blanked in Moose Jaw

By Ryan Brandt January 6, 2017 - 10:09pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 10:09pm

Four goals spread out over three periods were enough to give the Moose Jaw Warriors a 4-0 over the Saskatoon Blades Friday night.

Brayden Burke scored back to back goals...

United States goaltender Tyler Parsons celebrates his team's victory over Canada in the final of the world junior championship in Montreal on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.

Canadian hockey fans sound off on shootouts after World Juniors loss

By JT Marshall January 6, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 3:38pm

It all comes down to a shot – and now people are firing off against using shootouts to determine hockey winners.

It comes after the U.S. nabbed gold a 5-4 shootout win...

Rush forward Jeff Cornwall hoists the NLL cup after scoring the game-winner in last year's final for their second straight title.

Sask. Rush looking for third straight NLL championship

By JT Marshall January 6, 2017 - 7:16am Updated: January 6, 2017 - 7:16am

Looking for a three peat.

That's what the Saskatchewan Rush are trying to do as they start their National Lacrosse League (NLL) regular season on the road Saturday night...

Wray Morrison: Shooting for victory

By Wray Morrison January 5, 2017 - 11:23am Updated: January 5, 2017 - 11:23am

Less than a month ago, after watching the MLS final between Toronto FC and Seattle, I stated that penalty kicks were no way to decide a championship.

The exact same...

Jesse Shynkaruk had the opening goal in the Saskatoon Blades' 4-2 win over Brandon.

Blades storm back for key win against Brandon

By Ryan Brandt January 3, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: January 3, 2017 - 10:12pm

Known more for his play in his own zone, Saskatoon star defenceman Libor Hajek brought the offense in the Blades' 4-2 win over Brandon.

Hajek scored twice, including the...

Arjun Atwal made his Blades debut in a 5-4  overtime loss to Swift Current on Jan.1, 2017.

Blades open 2017 with an overtime loss to Swift Current

By Ryan Brandt January 1, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: January 2, 2017 - 4:20pm

For a second straight game, the Saskatoon Blades were beaten in overtime by the Swift Current Brocos. The latest defeat, a 5-4 loss for the Blades on New Year's Day.


Josh Paterson scored in his 100th career WHL game in the Blades' 3-2 overtime loss to Swift Current.

Quick comeback leads Swift Current to victory over Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt December 30, 2016 - 11:06pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 11:06pm

Two quick second period goals set up a 3-2 overtime comeback win for the Swift Current Broncos over the Saskatoon Blades Friday night.

A Josh Paterson (9) powerplay goal...

The Saskatoon Blades earned a split of a back to back with a 3-2 win over Prince Albert.

Blades hold on to beat Raiders

By Ryan Brandt December 28, 2016 - 10:33pm Updated: December 28, 2016 - 10:50pm

Braylon Shmyr scored his third goal in two days as the Saskatoon Blades pulled out a 3-2 win over Prince Albert.

Mark Rubinchik added his first career WHL goal while...