SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League:
Humboldt Broncos vs La Ronge Ice Wolves.
(Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Elgar Peterson Arena. Humboldt has 11 wins, 5 losses, 2 extra time losses for 24 points…good for 2nd place in the Global Ag Risk Solutions Division.)
Prairie Junior Hockey League:
Fort Knox at Pilot Butte Storm—8 p.m.
Saskatoon Midget Triple-A Hockey League—3 games:
Moose Jaw Generals vs Saskatoon Blazers—7:45 p.m. at Rod Hamm Arena
Tisdale Trojans at Prince Albert Mintos—7 p.m.
Saskatoon Contacts at Notre Dame Argos—8 p.m.
National Hockey League:
Chicago Blackhawks at Vancouver Canucks—8 p.m.
The Western Hockey League returns to action tomorrow with the Saskatoon Blades at home to the Kootenay ICE. Game time is 7 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. The broadcast on 98-COOL starts at 6 p.m. with the Sardinia Family Restaurant pre-game show and the play-by-play at 7. The Blades have 9 wins, 5 losses, 2 extra time losses for 20 points…good for 2nd place in the East Division. Kootenay has 5 wins, 7 losses, 3 extra time losses for 13 points…good for 5th place in the Central Division.
The Prince Albert Raiders are off until Friday when they host Kootenay. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Centre. The Raiders have 15 wins, 1 loss, 0 extra time losses for 30 points…good for 1st place in the East Division.
The Canadian Football League is idle until Friday when Week 21 of the season starts with Toronto at Ottawa. The Saskatchewan Roughriders are done with their regular-season. The Green and White finished with 12 wins, 6 losses for 24 points…tied for 1st place in the West Division. Depending on the result of next weekend’s game between the Calgary Stampeders and B-C Lions, the Riders will host, either, the West Division semi-final or the West Division final at Mosaic Stadium in Regina.
The Canada West University Football Conference regular-season is done. The playoffs begin Saturday with the semi-final games, as follows…
Manitoba Bisons at Calgary Dinos—Noon
Saskatchewan Huskies vs U-B-C Thunderbirds at Vancouver—3 p.m.
(CJWW will have the broadcast, beginning at 2 p.m. with play-by-play at 3 p.m. Both teams finished with 5 wins, 3 losses for 10 points, but U-B-C was given second place and home-field for this game by virtue of winning the season series against the Dogs.)
The Canadian Junior Football League Playoffs are off until Saturday when the national semi-final game is played, as follows…
Hamilton Hurricanes at Langley Rams
(The winner will meet the Prairie Football Conference champion Saskatoon Hilltops in the Canadian Bowl on Saturday, November 17th at Saskatoon Minor Football Field. The broadcast will be on 92-9, THE BULL.)
National Basketball Association—7 games:
The Toronto Raptors are idle.