Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatoon’ Category

‘What a role model:’ Paralyzed Bronco makes Adidas ad, hall of fame nominee list

Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Ryan Straschnitzki's positive attitude caught the attention of Adidas and he signed a three-year deal with the sportswear company earlier this year.

Sask. junior hockey player suspended 25 games for hit that hospitalized goaltender

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Berk Berkeliev jersey

Yorkton Terriers forward Greg Mulhall has been suspended 25 games for a hit in a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League game Saturday night that knocked out Melville Millionaires goaltender Berk Berkeliev.

‘Alanna is our miracle’: Saskatoon figure skater survives fiery crash, but loses both parents

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Alanna Liu at B.C. skate comp

Alanna Liu's parents, Yaoqin Wang and Enwu Liu, travelled to B.C. every year to watch their daughter compete in a high-calibre figure skating competition. This year's event would be the last time they watched their daughter glide across the ice. 

Sask. leads nation in concentration of sports teams people pay to watch

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
Centennial Arena Nipawin

Among the provinces and territories, Saskatchewan has the most sports teams, per capita, that perform in front of a paying audience.

CEBL set to host first national championship in Saskatoon

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Saskatchewan Rattlers' home debut

The Canadian Elite Basketball League will crown its first ever championship team this weekend, and the hometown Saskatchewan Rattlers are in the running.

Remembering 16 victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims

An official memorial service is being held at the Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., one year after the fatal Broncos bus crash. The crash left 16 people dead, including two coaches, 10 players, an athletic therapist, statistician, radio announcer and bus driver.

The 13 survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Where are they now?

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Among the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, some have managed to heal more quickly and have returned to the world of hockey. Others may never walk again.

Amid grief, how Humboldt Broncos families are fighting to change trucking, intersections, organ donation

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
Humboldt Broncos team bus crash

Since the Humboldt Broncos crash nearly one year ago, families of victims have forced changes to the trucking industry, organ donation and many other areas.

Former NHL player hired as permanent head coach of Humboldt Broncos

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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A former player for the Los Angeles Kings has been named head coach of the Humboldt Broncos.

Humboldt Broncos playoff run comes to an end, one year after bus crash

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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The rebuilt Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's quest for a championship a year after several players were killed in a bus crash is over.