SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 12
The Tim Horton’s Brier, Canadian Men’s Curling Championship, continues today and runs through tomorrow in Lethbridge. It’s playoff time with four teams remaining in contention, including Colton Flasch’s Saskatoon-Nutana foursome. On today’s schedule…
2:30 p.m., 3 vs 4 Page Playoff: Saskatchewan-Flasch vs Wild Card 1-Gushue
7:30 p.m., 1 vs 2 Page Playoff: Team Canada-Bottcher vs Alberta-Koe
Western Hockey League–11 games:
Saskatoon Blades vs Prince Albert Raiders
(Game time is 7 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. CJWW’s broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Pre-Game Show and the play-by-play at 7 p.m. The Bridge City Bunch have 32 wins, 18 losses, 4 extra time losses for 68 points…good for 5th place in the Eastern Conference. P-A has 22 wins, 28 losses, 4 extra time losses for 48 points…tied for 8th place in the Eastern Conference. The Raiders’ next home game is Wednesday when they host the Swift Current Broncos. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Centre.)
Lethbridge Hurricanes at Moose Jaw Warriors—7 p.m.
Brandon Wheat Kings at Winnipeg ICE—7 p.m.
Calgary Hitmen at Regina Pats—7 p.m.
Edmonton Oil Kings at Swift Current Broncos—7 p.m.
Red Deer Rebels at Medicine Hat Tigers—8 p.m.
Victoria Royals at Prince George Cougars—9 p.m.
Kamloops Blazers at Kelowna Rockets—9:05 p.m.
Vancouver Giants at Portland Winterhawks—7 p.m.
Tri-City Americans at Spokane Chiefs—9:05 p.m.
Everett Silvertips vs Seattle Thunderbirds—8:05 p.m. at Kent, Wa.
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League—2 games at 7:30 p.m.:
Battlefords North Stars at Kindersley Klippers
Notre Dame Hounds at Yorkton Terriers
Prairie Junior Hockey League Playoffs—2 games:
S’toon Quakers vs S’toon Royals—7:45 p.m. at Rod Hamm Arena
(The Quakers lead the best-of-seven North Division semi-final 2-1)
Pilot Butte Storm vs Fort Knox—7:30 p.m. at Fort Qu’Appelle
(Best-of-seven South Division semi-final tied 2-2)
Saskatchewan Female Under-18 Triple-A Hockey League Playoffs—2 games:
Swift Current Wildcats at Battlefords Sharks—7:30 p.m.
(Swift Current leads the best-of-five quarter-final 2-1)
Weyburn Gold Wings at Regina Rebels—7:45 p.m.
(Regina leads the best-of-five quarter-final 2-0)
National Hockey League—10 games:
St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators—11:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Flyers at Carolina Hurricanes—2 p.m.
Chicago Blackhawks at Ottawa Senators—6 p.m.
Seattle Kraken at Montreal Canadiens—6 p.m.
Detroit Red Wings at Calgary Flames—6 p.m.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Edmonton Oilers—9 p.m.
Anaheim Ducks at New Jersey Devils—6 p.m.
Arizona Coyotes at Boston Bruins—6 p.m.
New York Rangers at Dallas Stars—7 p.m.
Los Angeles Kings at San Jose Sharks—9:30 p.m.
Canada West University Women’s Hockey Conference Playoffs
Saskatchewan Huskies vs U-B-C Thunderbirds—9 p.m. at Vancouver
(U-B-C leads the best-of-three conference final 1-0)
Canada West University Men’s Volleyball Conference Playoffs
Saskatchewan Huskies vs Calgary Dinos—9 p.m. at Langley, B-C
(The Trinity Western Spartans are also part of this three-team, round-robin series. The Huskies lost their first match to Trinity Western. The top two teams advance to the semi-final round.)
The Canada West Conference wrestling championships are on today at the P-A-C, starting at 10 a.m.
The Provincial High School Curling Championships continue and wind up today, as follows…
Girls division with eight teams at Fox Valley
Boys division with eight teams at Swift Current
Mixed division with eight teams at Swift Current
National Basketball Association—7 games:
Toronto Raptors at Denver Nuggets—9 p.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls—7 p.m.
Indiana Pacers at San Antonio Spurs—7 p.m.
Minnesota Timberwolves at Miami Heat—7 p.m.
Milwaukee Bucks at Golden State Warriots—7:30 p.m.
Sacramento Kings at Utah Jazz—9 p.m.
Washington Wizards at Portland Trailblazers—9 p.m.
National Lacrosse League–4 games:
New York Riptide at Rochester Knighthawks—4 p.m.
Halifax Thunderbirds at Georgia Swarm—6 p.m.
Philadelphia Wings at Buffalo Bandits—6:30 p.m.
Toronto Rock at Vancouver Warriors—9 p.m.
(The Saskatchewan Rush are off until Thursday when they visit the Calgary Roughnecks. Game time is 7 p.m. The Rush have 3 wins, 8 losses…good for 6th place in the West Division. Calgary has 3 wins, 6 losses…tied for 4th place in the West. Saskatchewan’s next home game is Saturday, March 19th against Rochester. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre.)