Training Camp Schedule


The Saskatoon Blades are set to open 2017-18 training camp this Saturday, August 26th at SaskTel Centre. Players will be reporting to the rink Saturday morning for registration, measurements, and photos at 10:00am, followed by fitness testing and on-ice sessions later in the day.

The camp will feature 37 forwards, 28 defensemen, and 8 goaltenders. The players will be split into four teams which will then compete for the 2nd annual Kirkness Cup.

Competition between the four teams will begin immediately with fitness testing Saturday afternoon at the brand new Elite Pro Proformance Centre. Small area games are next on the docket for Saturday evening at SaskTel Centre beginning with Team Holtby taking on Team Clark at 4:00pm. Training Camp rosters will be announced later in the week.

Full scrimmages will then get underway Sunday morning at 9:00am with the final game for the Kirkness Cup slated for 3:45pm on Monday afternoon.

The annual locker room sale is taking place Sunday from 9:00am – 6:00pm. Fans can also take advantage of clearance prices for last year’s merchandise while getting a sneak peek of the new store items for the upcoming season.

Ice sessions are open to the public all weekend and admission is free at SaskTel Centre.


Saturday, August 26th

10:00am – 11:30am Player Registration SaskTel Centre
12:00pm – 2:00pm Fitness Testing/Competition Elite Pro Performance Centre
4:00pm – 5:30pm Team Holtby vs Team Clark (small area games) SaskTel Centre
6:00pm – 7:30pm Team Gulutzan vs Team McLellan (small area games) SaskTel Centre

Sunday, August 27th

9:00am – 10:15am Team Holtby vs Team Clark SaskTel Centre
10:45am – 12:00pm Team Gulutzan vs Team McLellan SaskTel Centre
3:00pm – 4:15pm Team Clark vs Team McLellan SaskTel Centre
4:45pm – 6:00pm Team Holtby vs Team Gulutzan SaskTel Centre

Monday, August 28th

9:00am – 10:15am Team Clark vs Team Gulutzan SaskTel Centre
10:45am – 12:00pm Team Holtby vs Team McLellan SaskTel Centre
2:00pm – 3:15pm 3rd Place Game SaskTel Centre
3:45pm – 5:00pm Kirkness Cup Final Game SaskTel Centre



Download a copy of the schedule here: 17-18 Saskatoon Blades Training Camp Schedule

The Saskatoon Blades open the 2017-18 WHL regular season at home on Friday, September 22nd versus the Swift Current Broncos. Game time is 7:00pm at SaskTel Centre. 

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