Western Hockey League – 10 games Saskatoon Blades at Kootenay Ice The broadcast on 92-9, THE BULL starts at 7:30 p.m. and the play-by-play at 8 p.m. The Blades have 23 wins, 26 losses, 7 extra time losses for 53 points…good for 5th place in the East Division. Kootenay has 12 wins, 35 losses,10 extra time losses for 34 points…good for 6th place in the Central Division. The Blades’ next home game is Wednesday when they welcome the Regina Pats. First face-off is 7:05 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. Everett Silvertips at Prince Albert Raiders Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Centre. P-A has 15 wins, 38 losses, 5 extra time losses for 35 points…good for 6th place in the East Division. Everett has 34 wins, 12 losses, 10 extra time losses for 78 points…good for 1st place in the U-S Division. Medicine Hat Tigers at Swift Current Broncos – 7 p.m. Edmonton Oil Kings at Calgary Hitmen – 8 p.m. Victoria Royals at Lethbridge Hurricanes – 8 p.m. Regina Pats at Brandon Wheat Kings – 8:30 p.m. Spokane Chiefs at Kelowna Rockets – 9 p.m. Red Deer Rebels at Portland Winterhawks – 9 p.m. Seattle Thunderbirds at Tri-City Americans – 9 p.m. Kamloops Blazers at Vancouver Giants – 9:30 p.m.
********** National Lacrosse League Georiga Swarm at Toronto Rock – 6:30 p.m. New England Black Wolves at Buffalo Bandits – 6:30 p.m. The Saskatchewan Rush are idle until Saturday when they welcome the Colorado Mammoth. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. The broadcast on 98-COOL FM starts at 6:30 p.m. with the play-by-play at 7:30 p.m. Saskatchewan has 4 wins, 2 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division. Colorado has 4 wins, 3 losses…good for 2nd place in the West.
On the pebbled ice: The Provincial Mixed Doubles Championship starts today and runs through Sunday at the C-N Curling Club in Saskatoon. A total of 23 duos are split into four pools for preliminary round-robin play, followed by playoffs. There are draws today at 9 a.m., noon, 4 and 7 p.m. (results at curlsask.ca) The Canadian Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Women’s Championships starts today and runs through Sunday, February 26th in St. Catharines, Ontario. Four teams are taking part in the “play-in” preliminary event from which one team will advance to the main draw. On today’s schedule… 7 a.m. New Burnswick vs. Yukon/Nunavut vs. Northwest Territories 3 p.m. Relegation Final When the main draw starts Saturday, Saskatchewan will be represented by the Penny Barker quartet from Moose Jaw.
********** Canada West Women’s Hockey Quarter Final Regina Cougars at Saskatchewan Huskies – 7 p.m. at the Rutherford Rink (opening game of best of three series) ********** Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League – 5 games at 7:30 p.m. La Ronge Ice Wolves at Estevan Bruins Humboldt Broncos at Nipawin Hawks Battlefords Stars at Melfort Mustangs Kindersley Klippers at Yorkton Terriers Melville Millionaires at Notre Dame Hounds ********** Prairie Junior Hockey League – 4 games Carrot River Thunder at West Central Rage – 8 p.m. (opening game of best of three survivor series) Regina Silver Foxes at Fort Knox – 8 p.m. (opening game of best of three survivor series) Saskatoon Westleys at Delisle Chiefs – 8 p.m. (opening game of best of seven North Division semi-final) Southern Rebels at Pilot Butte Storm – 8 p.m. (opening game of best of seven South Division semi-final)
********** National Hockey League—8 games: New York Rangers at New York Islanders – 6 p.m. Winnipeg Jets at Pittsburgh Penguins -- 6 p.m. Ottawa Senators at New Jersey Devils – 6 p.m. Colorado Avalanche at Buffalo Sabres -- 6:30 p.m. Vancouver Canucks at St. Louis Blues – 7 p.m. Dallas Stars at Minnesota Wild – 7 p.m. Philadelphia Flyers at Edmonton Oilers – 8 p.m. Arizona Coyotes at Los Angeles Kings – 9:30 p.m.