The Saskatoon Blades embarked on “Phase 2” of their U-S Division road trip Thursday, travelling from Spokane to Everett.
The Bridge City Bunch are 1-1-0 so far on the swing after beating Tri-Cities 5-2 and losing 6-2 to Spokane. The Blue and Gold visit the Silvertips Saturday and head to Portland Sunday. The Blades will continue the trip without 19-year-old right winger Caleb Fantillo because of a left knee injury suffered in Spokane. But, 18-year-old forward Logan Christensen could be ready to return to action after missing eight weeks with an Upper Body injury. Plus, 2017 first round Bantam Draft pick defenceman Aiden de la Gourgendiere is expected to make his W-H-L debut in Everett. First face-off Saturday from Everett is9:05 with the broadcast at 8:30 on 92-9, THE BULL.