SJHL title is on the line: Game 7, Estevan at Nipawin, for the Cup.

The sports focus of Saskatchewan is on Nipawin as Game Seven goes tonight in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Canalta Cup finals. The winner, either the NipawinHawks or EstevanBruins, will hoist the Cup, and bring an end to what has been the SJHL’s most trying season. The victor will also represent the SJHL against Manitoba…

It’s that time of year, folks: it’s finally hockey season!

Yes, folks, at long last hockey season is upon us! Tonight, the SJHL season begins with five games on the schedule.  My press pass is here, and while I’m not going to be covering the game tonight here in the Battlefords against Kindersley, I’m looking forward to following the games on the radio and maybe…

Now the sports: SJHL news, plus more on the Riders’ woes

   I just thought I would add an update about the sports action from around here. Today, the SJHL Showcase is on in Warman, so I am following the Battlefords North Stars’ progress there this week. The team was also in action on the road this weekend. Here is a link to my story about the…

HOCKEY THOUGHTS, INCLUDING A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE BRAMPTON BATTALION

We are officially into the dead season as far as hockey is concerned where I am. The playoffs have been over for the local teams here for a long time. Both the local SJHL and AAA midget teams exited the first round, and then the Saskatoon Blades down the highway made life even more miserable for their…

IT’S STILL HOCKEY NIGHT IN SASKATCHEWAN, NOT SO MUCH EVERYWHERE ELSE

Hi, again. With our resident sports guy down in Mexico, I am doing the SJHL beat this week. Tonight, I’m covering the Battlefords North Stars versus the Nipawin Hawks. Saturday, the North Stars host Weyburn. I’ve also been writing a few stories this week for the sports pages on SJHL and other hockey happenings. There is never…

TONIGHT I’M COVERING THE SJHL

I thought all you regular NHL beat reporters should know that while you are stuck covering the latest lockout negotiations, I will be covering an actual hockey game tonight. I will be in the press box at the Civic Centre covering the SJHL game between the Battlefords North Stars and Melfort Mustangs. Compared to you NHL folks, I definitely have…