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 Hockey Canada revealed Saskatoon as the host for the 2017 Gala and Golf fundraiser on Monday, Dec. 12.

Hockey Canada Gala and Golf fundraiser coming to Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM December 12, 2016 - 12:39pm Updated: December 12, 2016 - 12:39pm

Hockey Canada's largest fundraiser is coming to Saskatoon.

The city will host the 14th annual Gala and Golf event on June 19-20, 2017. 

"The enthusiasm of this...

Wray Morrison: Not-so-beautiful game

By Wray Morrison December 12, 2016 - 9:43am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 9:43am

Full disclosure. Soccer is not "must see TV" for yours truly. I didn't grow up with much exposure to the world's most popular sport.   Born and raised in the province of...

Lukus MacKenzie scored twice in the Blades' 5-3 win over Moose Jaw.

Blades grit out back to back wins

By Ryan Brandt December 11, 2016 - 8:08pm Updated: December 12, 2016 - 12:27pm

For the first time this season, the Saskatoon Blades swept a back to back. The Blades pulled off a 5-3 comeback win over Moose Jaw Sunday night.

Jordan Henderson slapped...

Logan Flodell shut the door with 39 saves in Saskatoon's 2-1 OT win over Regina.

Blades pick up big win in Regina

By Ryan Brandt December 10, 2016 - 10:25pm Updated: December 10, 2016 - 10:28pm

It certainly wasn't pretty, but it's not about how it looks. The Saskatoon Blades grinded out a gutsy 2-1 overtime win over the top-ranked Regina Pats Saturday night.


Wray Morrison: The coaching profession

By Wray Morrison December 9, 2016 - 11:33am Updated: December 9, 2016 - 11:33am

Fans have a basic understanding of how much pressure there is in coaching a professional sports team, but most of us have no real concept as to how stressful it can be.


Saskatoon Blades defenceman Libor Hájek was named to the Czech Republic World Junior team on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Blades defenceman Libor Hájek named to Czech Republic World Junior team

By Ryan Brandt December 8, 2016 - 2:30pm Updated: December 11, 2016 - 4:27pm

A member of the Saskatoon Blades will be taking part in the upcoming World Juniors.

Libor Hájek was named one of eight defenceman to the Czech Republic team for the...

Wray Morrison: Great Scott

By Wray Morrison December 8, 2016 - 11:36am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 11:36am

When a NHL player retires with five career goals and 544 career penalty minutes, there isn't a lot of fanfare when he calls it a career – nor should there be.

I still...

Saskatoon defenceman Libor Hájek scored his first goal of the season in a 4-3 loss to Calgary.

Hitmen kill Blades momentum in home loss

By Ryan Brandt December 7, 2016 - 10:24pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 10:24pm

Just one night prior the Saskatoon Blades came back from two goals down for a 4-3 win in Moose Jaw. On Wednesday the late comeback was a goal short in a 4-3 loss to Calgary....

Wray Morrison: Rules are rules

By Wray Morrison December 7, 2016 - 12:44pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 12:44pm

We have heard a number of NHL General Managers say it over the years: “We don't want to take physicality out of the game.”

Devils forward Taylor Hall sent Canucks...

The Saskatoon Blades snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 shootout win over Moose Jaw.

Blades score shootout win over Moose Jaw

By Ryan Brandt December 7, 2016 - 12:09am Updated: December 7, 2016 - 12:09am

Michael Farren had the shootout winner as the Saskatoon Blades picked up a 4-3 win over the Warriors in Moose Jaw.

Down 2-0 in the third the Blades stormed back to force...

Wray Morrison: Heads up

By Wray Morrison December 6, 2016 - 8:40am Updated: December 6, 2016 - 8:40am

Not everyone paid attention the NHL's Oct. 11 announcement that the league was updating concussion protocol.

A new staff of spotters will now watch all games in New York...

Huskies captain Kendall McFaull.

Cooke and McFaull named to U Sports roster to play World Juniors

By Ryan Brandt December 5, 2016 - 2:08pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 7:19pm

Two members of the University of Saskatchewan men's hockey team will get a chance to take on the Canadian World Junior team. Huskies goalie Jordon Cooke and defenceman Kendall...