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Blades drop tough contest in Prince Albert

By Ryan Brandt December 27, 2016 - 10:30pm Updated: December 28, 2016 - 12:16am

A tough first period and some solid goaltending in the other end were enough to set the Saskatoon Blades back in a 5-3 loss to Prince Albert.

The Raiders scored three...

North Battleford native Andrew Albers signed a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves.

Sask. pitcher Andrew Albers signs deal with Atlanta Braves

By Ryan Brandt December 27, 2016 - 3:44pm Updated: December 27, 2016 - 3:46pm

North Battleford, Saskatchewan's Andrew Albers will report to a new team when MLB teams start spring training in 2017.

The 31-year-old left-handed pitcher has signed a...

University of Saskatchewan Huskies football head coach Brian Towriss announced his resignation on Dec. 19, 2016.

Towriss' unexpected departure sparks outrage in Huskies community

By JT Marshall December 22, 2016 - 6:03pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 7:45pm

Three Vanier Cups, 11 Hardy Cups and 196 wins during his 33 seasons.

But all anybody is talking about is why did University of Saskatchewan Huskies football coach Brian...

U of S goaltender Jordon Cooke will be with Team Canada when the Spengler Cup gets underway Dec. 26 in Davos, Switzerland.

Huskies goalie Jordon Cooke named to Canadian Spengler Cup team

By Ryan Brandt December 21, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: December 21, 2016 - 9:05am

While the University season takes a break, December is shaping up to be a busy month for University of Saskatchewan goalie Jordon Cooke.

Fresh off a stint with the U...

University of Saskatchewan Huskies football head coach Brian Towriss announced his resignation on Dec. 19, 2016.

Huskies head coach Brian Towriss steps down

By Bryn Levy December 19, 2016 - 5:37pm Updated: December 19, 2016 - 5:37pm

The winningest coach in Canadian university football is stepping down.   U of S Huskies head coach Brian Towriss made the announcement Monday at a press conference in Griffiths...

Logan Flodell stopped 26 of 29 shots in the Blades' 3-2 loss to Brandon.

Wheaties knock off Blades for second straight night

By Ryan Brandt December 17, 2016 - 10:50pm Updated: December 17, 2016 - 10:51pm

Once again the Saskatoon Blades kept it close against the Brandon Wheat Kings. But for the second straight night, it was the Brandon coming away 3-2 winners.

All three...

The Saskatoon Blades head home with a point after a 3-2 shootout loss to Brandon on Friday.

Blades bested by Brandon in a shootout

By Ryan Brandt December 16, 2016 - 10:25pm Updated: December 16, 2016 - 10:26pm

A late third-period goal and a perfect shootout put the Brandon Wheat Kings past the Saskatoon Blades 3-2 Friday night.

With the loss, the Wheat Kings hold their lead...

SaskTel Centre will be nearly full when the Saskatchewan Rush host Calgary for a pre-season game.

Rush bring pre-season to Saskatoon for Christmas showdown

By Ryan Brandt December 16, 2016 - 12:02pm Updated: December 16, 2016 - 2:49pm

Lacrosse fans across Saskatchewan will soon feel the Rush once again.

The two-time defending National Lacrosse League champion Saskatchewan Rush return to SaskTel Centre...

Wray Morrison: Giving Thursday night football 'the Big Bang'

By Wray Morrison December 15, 2016 - 10:40am Updated: December 15, 2016 - 11:06am

A couple of weeks ago, a report surfaced that the NFL was considering cancelling Thursday night football.

The NFL publicly denied the report. Thursday games are in the...

Saskatoon captain Wyatt Sloboshan is among the four players involved in a trade betweeen the Blades and Spokane.

Blades trade captain Wyatt Sloboshan in 4-player deal with Spokane

By Ryan Brandt December 14, 2016 - 11:08pm Updated: December 14, 2016 - 11:17pm

Just before the holiday trade freeze, the Saskatoon Blades have dealt their captain.

Wyatt Sloboshan is among four players and two draft picks exchanged between the...

Logan Flodell made 43 saves in regulation in the Blades' 3-2 overtime loss to Edmonton on Dec. 14, 2016.

Outplayed, outgunned Blades steal a point from Edmonton

By Ryan Brandt December 14, 2016 - 10:46pm Updated: December 15, 2016 - 12:03am

It will go down as a loss but Logan Flodell showed one more time why he is the early favourite for team MVP.

The 19-year-old goalie made 43 saves to help the Saskatoon...

Wray Morrison: The once mighty Alouettes

By Wray Morrison December 13, 2016 - 11:12am Updated: December 13, 2016 - 11:12am

Tomorrow is a big day for the Montreal Alouettes. The team has what it calls a major announcement.

This once mighty franchise has won just 43 per cent of its games in...