The Canadian Senior Curling Championships start today and run through Satrurday in Fredericton, New Brunswick. A total of 13 women’s and 14 men’s teams, aged 50 and over, are taking part. Both gender fields are split into two pools for preliminary round play, plus playoffs. Saskatchewan is represented by the Sherry Anderson foursome from Saskatoon-Nutana in the women’s division. On the men’s side, Saskatchewan is represented by Darrell McKee’s Saskatoon-Nutana quartet. On their schedules today…
Women: Saskatchewan vs Quebec—6 a.m.
Saskatchewan vs Northwest Territories—5:30 p.m.
Men: Saskatchewan vs New Brunswick—6 a.m.
Saskatchewan vs Nova Scotia—2:30 p.m.
The 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship Joint Provincial Championship continues and winds up today in Estevan. It’s playoff time with the women’s and men’s semi-final games at 9 a.m. The women’s final goes at 12:30 p.m. with the men’s final at 3 p.m.
The World Women’s Curling Championship continues today and runs through Sunday in Beijing, China. Canada is represented by Rachel Homan’s Ottawa foursome. They have 5 wins, 0 losses…good for 1st place in the 12-team round-robin, plus Page Playoffs format. On their schedule today…
Canada vs South Korea—7 p.m.
Canada vs Scotland—5 a.m. Tuesday
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Playoffs:
Battlefords North Stars at Weyburn Red Wings—7:30 p.m.
(Battlefords lead the best-of-seven quarter-final 2-0)
National Hockey League—5 games:
Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs—5:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Kings at Edmonton Oilers—7 p.m.
Buffalo Sabres at Detroit Red Wings—5:30 p.m.
Arizona Coyotes at Nashville Predators—6 p.m.
San Jose Sharks at Dallas Stars—6:30 p.m.
The Western Hockey League regular-season is over with the Ed Chynoweth Cup Playoffs starting Friday with all 8 Conference quarter-final series beginning. Both the Saskatoon Blades and Prince Albert Raiders did not qualify for the post-season. The Blades finished with 28 wins, 35 losses, 9 extra time losses for 65 points…good for 5th place in the East Division. P-A ended up with 21 wins, 44 losses, 7 extra time losses for 49 points…good for 6th place in the East.
Major League Baseball Pre-Season—13 games, including:
Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins—11:07 a.m.
The National Lacrosse League is off until Friday when Week 13 of the regular-season starts with 2 games, including the Saskatchewan Rush hosting the Calgary Roughnecks. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. The broadcast on 98-COOL starts at 6:30 p.m. The Rush have 7 wins, 3 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division. Calgary has 4 wins, 8 losses…good for 4th place in the West.