The regional Senior Men’s Curling Playdowns start today and run through Sunday. The Northerns are being played in Prince Albert with 12 teams taking part in the modified triple knock-out with five teams qualifying for the provincial championship. Today’s lone draw starts at 7 p.m. The Southerns are being held in Shaunovan with nine teams taking part in the modified triple knock-out and three teams qualifying for the provincial championship. Today’s draws go at 2 and 7 p.m.
On the high school beat:
Saskatoon High School Basketball League
Girls Division—2 games at 6:15 p.m.
Evan Hardy at Mount Royal
Marion Graham at Bedford Road
Boys Division—2 games at 8 p.m.
L’Ecole Canadienne Francais at Bedford Road
Evan Hardy at Bethlehem
Saskatoon High School Curling League—5 games at Granite Club
Girls “A” Division Playoffs—2 games
St. Joseph vs Holy Cross—3:30 p.m.
L’Ecole Canadienne Francais vs Bishop Mahoney—3:45 p.m.
Boys “A” Division Playoffs—2 games
St. Joseph vs Centennial—3:30 p.m.
Holy Cross #2 vs Holy Cross #1—3:45 p.m.
Mixed “A” Division Playoffs
Walter Murray vs Holy Cross—3:30 p.m.
Prairie Junior Hockey League—2 games at 7:30 p.m.:
Delisle Chiefs vs Saskatoon Westleys at Rod Hamm Arena
Pilot Butte Storm at Regina Silver Foxes
Saskatchewan Midget Triple-A Hockey League—2 games at 8 p.m.:
Prince Albert Mintos vs Saskatoon Contacts at Schroh Arena
Yorkton Maulers at Notre Dame Hounds
National Hockey League—11 games:
Vancouver Canucks at Columbus Blue Jackets—6 p.m.
St. Louis Blues at Toronto Maple Leafs—6:30 p.m.
Dallas Stars at Ottawa Senators—6:30 p.m.
Montreal Canadiens at Arizona Coyotes—8 p.m.
San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins—6 p.m.
Anaheim Ducks at Buffalo Sabres—6 p.m.
Nashville Predators at New York Rangers—6 p.m.
New York Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers—6 p.m.
Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals—6 p.m.
Los Angeles Kings at Florida Panthers—6:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins at Colorado Avalanche—8 p.m.
The Western Hockey League returns to action with 10 games on the schedule, including the Saskatoon Blades hosting the Moose Jaw Warriors. First face-off is 7:05 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. The broadcast on 92-9, THE BULL starts at 6:30 p.m. and the play-by-play at 7:05 p.m. The Blades have 21 wins, 26 losses, 6 extra time losses for 48 points…good for 5th place in the East Division. Moose Jaw has 32 wins, 15 losses, 8 extra time losses for 72 points…good for 2nd place in the East.
The Prince Albert Raiders return to action tomorrow when they visit the Lethbridge Hurricanes. P-A has 13 wins, 37 losses, 5 extra time losses for 31 points…good for 6th place in the East Division. Lethbridge has 32 wins, 15 losses, 7 extra time losses for 71 points…good for 2nd place in the Central Division. The Raiders’ next home game is Wednesday when they host the Brandon Wheat Kings. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Centre.
The National Lacrosse League is idle until Saturday when Week 7 of the regular-season starts with 2 games, including the Saskatchewan Rush visiting the Rochester Knighthawks. The broadcast on 98-COOL FM starts at 5:30 p.m. with the play-by-play at 6:30 p.m. Saskatchewan has 3 wins, 2 losses…tied for 1st place in the West Division. Rochester has 2 wins, 3 losses…tied for 3rd place in the East Division. The next home game for the Rush is Saturday, February 18th against the Colorado Mammoth. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre.