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Braylon Shmyr scored his 25th goal of the season in the Saskatoon Blades' 3-2 shootout win over Brandon.

Blades take a shootout thriller over Brandon

By Ryan Brandt January 20, 2017 - 9:52pm Updated: January 20, 2017 - 9:52pm

It took five rounds, and some heroics by their goalie, but the Saskatoon Blades came away 3-2 shootout winners against the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Josh Paterson had the...

An estimated sellout awaits the Saskatchewan Rush for their home opener on Saturday.

'Big night for us:' Rush set for home opener

By Ryan Brandt January 20, 2017 - 3:44pm Updated: January 20, 2017 - 4:22pm

Saskatchewan lacrosse fans have waited 231 days for Saturday, Jan. 21.

The Rush host the Rochester Knighthawks in their home opener at SaskTel Centre, which will follow...

Wray Morrison: Reality

By Wray Morrison January 20, 2017 - 9:39am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 9:39am

When Darian Durant's playing rights were traded to Montreal last week, we knew a contract between the Alouettes and Durant was just a formality.

But when the Alouettes...

A fan meets Joyce Souka, better known as Grandma Rush, at SaskTel Centre on June 5, 2016.

Team to honour 'Grandma Rush' at 2017 home opener

By JT Marshall January 19, 2017 - 3:26pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:40pm

She’s always telling the Saskatchewan Rush to kick ass – now players want her to do the same.

Arguably the team’s most beloved fan, 85-year-old Joyce Souka is better...

Wray Morrison: Raines in under the wire

By Wray Morrison January 19, 2017 - 12:01pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:01pm

I realize I echo what most of Canada is thinking, but I'll say it anyway: It was great to see Tim Raines be inducted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Thanks, Captain...

Braylon Shmyr scores one of two goals in the Blades 5-3 win over Medicine Hat on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

Blades win third straight, move into playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt January 18, 2017 - 10:51pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:51pm

For at least one night, the Saskatoon Blades have taken control of a playoff spot with a 5-3 win over Medicine Hat Wednesday night.

The win is also the Blades' third...

Wray Morrison: Buy the numbers

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm

I passed by a Rider retail outlet earlier this week and wondered what the most popular number on jerseys may be for 2017.

Which player will light it up at the tills?...

Saskatoon Blades veterans Bryton Sayers (far right) and Jesse Shynkaruk were live in studio for Hockey Talk Saskatchewan on Sunday, Jan .15, 2017.

'I look like a little kid:' Blades veterans talk early days, last chances in WHL

By Ryan Brandt January 16, 2017 - 12:41pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 12:59pm

They are just 20 years old – but in junior hockey terms, they are grizzled veterans.

Saskatoon Blades forward Jesse Shynkaruk and defenseman Bryton Sayers will finish...

Wray Morrison: The Great Hayley Wickenheiser

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 11:05am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:05am

What is it that makes Hayley Wickenheiser great? Her many fans would have many different answers to that question.

There are championships that point to her greatness....

St. Francis Xavier out of Edmonton Alta. won the BRIT Classic on Jan. 14, 2017.

St. Francis Xavier 49th annual BRIT champs

By JT Marshall January 15, 2017 - 12:36am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 8:21am

Abasketball team from Edmonton, Alta. has won Bedford Road Invitational Tournament, or BRIT, for the second year straight.

The St. Francis Xavier Rams defeated Regina's...

Rush comeback just short in Toronto

By Ryan Brandt January 14, 2017 - 10:36pm Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:36pm

The Saskatchewan Rush are now 0-2 on the new National Lacrosse League season after a 13-11 loss to Toronto.

Saskatchewan struggled off the hop, at one point trailing the...

Jesse Shynkaruk added an empty netter in Saskatoon's 4-2 win over Red Deer.

Blades take a key game over Red Deer

By Ryan Brandt January 14, 2017 - 10:21pm Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:21pm

The Saskatoon Blades picked up a second straight win with a 4-2 win over Red Deer Saturday night.

16-year-old forward Michael Farren (4) opened the scoring for Saskatoon...