Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatoon’ Category

Humboldt Broncos supporters across Canada, U.S. leave hockey sticks outside in tribute

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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What started as a text between two friends to remember the victims of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus crash Friday has turned into a social media phenomenon.

‘We will get through this’: Hundreds honour Humboldt Broncos at vigil on home ice

Sunday, April 8th, 2018
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe are among the hundreds of people attending a Sunday night vigil to mourn and support the victims of the tragic bus crash.

Former NHL players shaken by Humboldt Broncos crash during visit to Saskatoon

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

NHL Hall of Fame centre Mike Modano says Friday night's bus crash shook all the former players who were in Saskatoon for a fundraiser.

Canadian skeleton racer says airline’s temporary loss of sled hurts his Olympic chances

Monday, January 1st, 2018
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Saskatoon skeleton racer Evan Neufeldt says Air Canada has hurt his chances of competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, by losing his $15,000, customized sled for three days of the training week before a qualifying race.

Snowboarding star Mark McMorris back on the slopes after serious accident

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Craig McMorris says hard work in the gym has paid off for his brother Mark, who is recovering from a serious snowboarding accident this spring.

Mr. Hockey about to be removed from Stanley Cup

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Gordie Howe is a hockey legend, and one of Saskatoon’s favourite sons, but when playoffs begin for the next NHL season his name will be removed from the Stanley Cup.

Former Olympian Kaylyn Kyle retiring from professional soccer

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Well-known Saskatoon born soccer player Kaylyn Kyle is leaving the world of professional soccer.

Mark McMorris begins rehab following backcountry crash

Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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After saying he "almost died" when he hit a tree near Whistler, B.C., last month, the snowboarder has begun rehab.

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.