On Friday in the season opener the Blades dropped a 5-2 road decision
rto the Wheat Kings. Walker Wintoneak potted his first goal of the
rseason midway through the third period while Chris Durand scored his
rfirst goal in a Blades’ uniform in the final minute. Braden Holtby
rgave up 5 goals on 35 shots to take the loss in net.
rOn Saturday the two teams renewed pleasantries at the Blades’ Home
rOpener before 4,668 patrons at Credit Union Centre. On the back of
rfour first period goals the Wheat Kings got the better of the Blades
r6-1. Gaelan Patterson scored the Blades’ only goal, netting his first
rcareer short-handed goal at the 8:39 mark of the third period. Garrett
rZemlak gave up 4 goals on 9 shots to take the loss before giving way to
rBraden Holtby, who surrendered 2 goals on 17 shots in relief.
rThe Blades return to the ice this week in preparation for Wednesday
rnight when the Moose Jaw Warriors come to town. Puck drop is 7:05 pm
rat Credit Union Centre. The first 2,500 fans in attendance will
rreceive the 2007/08 Saskatoon Blades Fridge Magnet Calendars. The
r2007/08 Saskatoon Blades Fridge Magnet Calendars are presented by We
rCare Home Health Services, The Home Depot, and the Odeon Events Centre.
r For tickets visit any Ticketmaster outlet, ticketmaster.ca or call
rUpcoming Blades’ Games
rWednesday, September 26 vs Moose Jaw Warriors
rFriday, September 28 @ Medicine Hat Tigers
rSaturday, September 29 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes
rSunday, September 30 @ Kootenay Ice
rMonday, October 8 vs Regina Pats (2:00 pm)
rSaskatoon Blades Hockey…Family Approved!