SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
The Four Nations Cup, international women’s hockey tournament, starts today and runs through Saturday at SaskTel Centre. Canada, the United States, Sweden and Finland are taking part in a round-robin plus finals format. On today’s schedule…
Finland vs Sweden—3 p.m.
Team Canada vs United States—7 p.m.
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 with the playoffs starting today with four quarter-final games, as follows…
Czech Republic vs Russia—1:30 p.m.
Finland vs Team Canada White—1:30 p.m.
United States vs Team Canada Red—5:30 p.m.
Team Canada Black vs Sweden—5:30 p.m.
(Team Canada Black includes two players from the Saskatoon Blades…defenceman Aidan De La Gourgendiere and left winger Kyle Crnkovic.)
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League:
Kindersley Klippers at Melfort Mustangs—7:30 p.m.
(The Humboldt Broncos are idle until Friday when they host the Yorkton Terriers. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Elgar Peterson Memorial Arena. Humboldt has 14 wins, 6 losses, 2 extra time losses for 30 points…good for 1st place in the Global Ag Risk Solutions Division.)
Prairie Junior Hockey League:
Saskatoon Quakers at Prince Albert Titans—7:30 p.m.
Saskatchewan Midget Triple-A Hockey League—2 games:
Saskatoon Contacts vs Saskatoon Blazers—7:45 p.m. at Rod Hamm Arena
Yorkton Maulers at Notre Dame Argos—8 p.m.
Saskatchewan Female Midget Triple-A Hockey League:
Melville Millionaires at Regina Prairie Fire—8 p.m.
National Hockey League—3 games:
Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks—9:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals—6:30 p.m.
Nashville Predators at Colorado Avalanche—9 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.
National Basketball Association—10 games, including:
Toronto Raptors at Sacramento Kings—9 p.m.
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 off 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 idle 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.)