SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5
C-I-B-C Canada-Russia Junior Hockey Series:
Team W-H-L vs Russia—9 p.m. in Kamloops, B-C
(Opening game of six as the Russians play two games each against the best Canadian players in the W-H-L, Ontario League and Quebec Major Junior League. Kirby Dach of the Saskatoon Blades is a member of Team W-H-L.)
The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge continues today and runs through Saturday in Saint John and Quispamsis, New Brunswick. A total of eight international teams are taking part in the two-pool round-robin plus playoffs format. On today’s schedule…
Russia vs Finland—10 a.m.
Team Canada Black vs Czech Republic—1:30 p.m.
Sweden vs Team Canada Red—5 p.m.
Team Canada White vs United States—5:30 p.m.
(Team Canada Black includes two players from the Saskatoon Blades…defenceman Aidan De La Gourgendiere and left winger Kyle Crnkovic.)
National Hockey League—5 games:
Montreal Canadiens at New York Islanders—6 p.m.
Edmonton Oilers at Washington Capitals—6 p.m.
Dallas Stars at Boston Bruins—6 p.m.
New Jersey Devils at Pittsburgh Penguins—6 p.m.
Philadelphia Flyers at Arizona Coyotes—8 p.m.
National Football League—Week 9 ends:
Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys—7:15 p.m.
National Basketball Association—9 games, including:
Toronto Raptors at Utah Jazz—8 p.m.
The Western Hockey League is off until Friday when 9 games are scheduled, including the Saskatoon Blades visiting the Medicine Hat Tigers. The broadcast on 98-COOL starts at 7:30 p.m. with the Sardinia Family Restaurant pre-game show and the play-by-play at 8:30. The Blades have 10 wins, 7 losses, 2 extra time losses for 22 points…good for 2nd place in the East Division. Medicine Hat has 9 wins, 7 losses, 2 extra time losses for 20 points…good for 3rd place in the Central Division. Saskatoon’s next home game is Tuesday, November 13th against Medicine Hat. Game time is 7 p.m. at SaskTel Centre.
The Prince Albert Raiders are idle until Friday when they host the Swift Current Broncos. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Centre. The Raiders have 16 wins, 1 loss, 0 extra time losses for 32 points…good for 1st place in the East Division. Swift Current has 3 wins, 14 losses, 1 extra time loss for 7 points…good for 6th place in the East.
The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League returns to action tomorrow when 2 games are scheduled, including the Humboldt Broncos visiting the Notre Dame Hounds. Humboldt has 13 wins, 6 losses, 2 extra time losses for 28 points…good for 1st place in the Global Ag Risk Solutions Division. The Broncos next home game is Friday when they host the Yorkton Terriers. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Elgar Peterson Memorial Arena.
The Canadian Football League playoffs begin Sunday…as follows…
East Division semi-final
B-C Lions at Hamilton Tiger-Cats—Noon
(The winner advances to the East Division final the following Sunday in Ottawa against the RedBlacks.)
West Division semi-final
Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Saskatchewan Roughriders—3:30 p.m.
(The winner advances to the West Division final the following Sunday in Calgary against the Stampeders. The Green and White finished with 12 wins, 6 losses for 24 points…good for 2nd place in the West Division. Winnipeg ended up with 10 wins, 8 losses for 20 points…good for 3rd place in the West.)
The Canada West University Football Conference playoffs are idle until Saturday when the Hardy Cup final is played, as follows…
Saskatchewan Huskies at Calgary Dinos—2 p.m.
(CJWW will have the broadcast, beginning at 1 p.m. with play-by-play at 2 p.m. The winner advances to the Mitchell Bowl U Sports semi-final on Saturday, November 17th.)
The Canadian Junior Football League Playoffs are off until Saturday, November 17th when the national final game is played at Saskatoon Minor Football Field, as follows…
Saskatoon Hilltops vs Langley Rams
(Game time is 1 p.m. The broadcast starts at 12:30 p.m. on 92-9, THE BULL.)