Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatoon’ Category

Darian Durant returns to Regina, says Roughriders contract handling was ‘unprofessional’

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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For the first time since his trade to Montreal, Darian Durant has returned to Saskatchewan for CFL Week in Regina.

Accused shooter in Joe McKnight death pleads not guilty

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The man accused of fatally shooting CFL player Joe McKnight formally pleaded not guilty Monday to a second-degree murder charge.

Signed Gordie Howe jersey stolen from rink fundraiser

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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An autographed Gordie Howe jersey, which was set to be raffled off as part of an annual fundraiser, has been stolen from the rink it was supposed to raise money for.

Theisen-Eaton ‘meant everything to this province': Sask. Athletics director

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Olympic bronze medallist and Humboldt, Sask., native Brianne Theisen-Eaton is retiring.

Saskatchewan Rush coach and general manager selects son 1st overall in draft

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

For the first time in the history of the National Lacrosse League the coach and general manager of a team has selected his son first overall in an Entry Draft.

Gordie Howe’s ashes laid to rest in Saskatoon

Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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This morning Gordie Howe’s ashes were laid to rest at the base of his statue at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon in front of friends and family wearing Howe's No. 9 Detroit Red Wings jersey.

Gordie Howe’s dying wish comes true today with special ceremony in Saskatoon

Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Sixty-one members of Gordie Howe’s family made the trip to Saskatoon this weekend to bear witness as the ashes of Gordie and his wife Colleen are interred at Howe’s statue at SaskTel Centre.

Gordie Howe’s remains to be laid to rest later this month in Saskatoon

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
Gordie Howe memorial at SaskTel Centre

Saskatoon will get the chance to say goodbye to Gordie Howe one last time.

‘He didn’t want to fight anymore': Gordie Howe’s sister remembers Mr. Hockey

Friday, June 10th, 2016
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"I guess he didn't want to fight anymore, but what a fight he had," Gordie Howe's sister Helen Cummine says.

Saskatchewan Rush win lacrosse championship series with last-second goal

Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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The Saskatchewan Rush have won the 2016 championship of the National Lacrosse League with an exciting 11-10 victory over the Buffalo Bandits.