Lucky Lake among four undefeated teams in SVHL

Elrose is in Beechy, Loreburn is in Kenaston, Central Butte is in Lucky Lake and Delisle is in Eston tonight

Lucky Lake among four undefeated teams in SVHLCrossroads Staff The Lucky Lake Lakers are basically a new team in the Sask Valley Hockey League and the team is still undefeated very early on during the 2018-19 season. All 10 SVHL teams have hit the ice after the first two weeks of the season. There are only four undefeated teams left. The Delisle…

Wilkie, Kindersley undefeated after three games

Biggar is in Luseland tonight with puck drop at 8:30 p.m., and Kindersley is in Unity for a mid-week affair starting at 8:30 p.m.

Wilkie, Kindersley undefeated after three gamesCrossroads Staff The Wilkie Outlaws and Kindersley Sr. Klippers are the only undefeated teams left in the Sask West Hockey League after the first two weeks of the season. All six SWHL teams were in action last weekend. After the first two weeks of the 2018-19 season, the four-time defending league champion Outlaws and Sr.…

Bettman doesn’t belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame

Bettman’s biggest legacy to hockey fans is all the seasons he’s blighted by denying fans the game they love in labour stoppages

Bettman doesn’t belong in the Hockey Hall of FameOne of these people recognized at the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday is not like the others: Martin St. Louis, Martin Brodeur, Willie O’Ree, Jayna Hefford, Alexander Yakushev, Gary Bettman. Hmm, wonder who? Most hockey fans – and this is all about the fans, right? – think the institution is about what happens on…

Delisle gets off to good start in SVHL

There are six games scheduled for this weekend, including an afternoon affair in Eston on Remembrance Day

Delisle gets off to good start in SVHLCrossroads Staff The Delisle Bruins have gotten off to a perfect 2-0 start after the opening weekend of the 2018-19 season for the Sask Valley Hockey League (SVHL). A total of five games were played during the opening weekend for teams in the SVHL. Seven of the league’s 10 teams hit the ice from Nov.…

West Central Wheat Kings roundup

The next league action for the peewees is a three-game home stand in Kindersley on Nov. 23-25

West Central Wheat Kings roundupCrossroads staff West Central Wheat Kings bantam and peewee teams both played Saskatoon teams in Rosetown on Sunday and recorded a loss in league play and a win in exhibition, respectively. The bantams play in Martensville on Thursday, Swift Current on Saturday and Moose Jaw on Sunday. The next league action for the peewees is…

Outlaws still team to beat as SWHL season starts

The Kindersley Sr. Klippers are the only other undefeated team after the league’s opening weekend

Outlaws still team to beat as SWHL season startsCrossroads Staff The Wilkie Outlaws have dominated the Sask West Hockey League (SWHL) since 2015 and the four-time defending champions are off to another strong start. All six SWHL teams saw game action on the league’s opening weekend of the 2018-19 season. Four teams played two games last weekend including the defending champion Outlaws. Wilkie…

Oh baby! Bob Cole winds down a remarkable play-by-play career

The Hockey Night in Canada legend has seen plenty – and always offered it to TV viewers with plenty of panache

Oh baby! Bob Cole winds down a remarkable play-by-play careerThe venerable Bob Cole is making his farewell tour of Canadian National Hockey League cities this fall. The longtime play-by-play voice of Hockey Night In Canada is leaving the broadcast booth after a half century of “Oh baby!” And “They’re going home, they’re going home!” When he’s finished his tour at the end of December,…

Senior hockey leagues up and running

The SWHL and SVHL will both feature 18-game regular season schedules

Senior hockey leagues up and runningCrossroads Staff Senior hockey teams across west central Saskatchewan are playing exhibition games as they prepare for the start of their seasons set for next weekend. The Sask. West Hockey League (SWHL) and Sask. Valley Hockey League (SVHL) will kick off the regular season next Friday with the first games for teams in both leagues…

Skill finally winning the battle for the soul of the NHL

The Vancouver Canucks, who may have lost the 2011 Stanley Cup to the bully Boston Bruins, have set a new standard for play

Skill finally winning the battle for the soul of the NHLThe Stanley Cup Finals series of 2011 – Vancouver versus Boston – was more than just the best chance for a Canadian National Hockey League team to win the Stanley Cup since 1993. As I explain in my book Ice Storm, it was widely seen as a showdown between the traditional NHL, in the person…

Former Rosetown resident recognized for legal excellence

Sarat “Sasha” Maharaj worked as an accountant before he became a lawyer

Former Rosetown resident recognized for legal excellenceCrossroads staff The publication Best Lawyers in Canada for 2019 includes former Rosetown resident Sarat “Sasha” Maharaj. Maharaj, who works in corporate law in Edmonton, sought to put the honour in perspective when contacted. “I’m one of about 138 Canadian-based lawyers who received this ranking,” Maharaj said, noting that the magazine covers the legal industry.
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