Home Opener Presented By Merlin Ford Lincoln

Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatoon Blades will welcome fans back for the 2022-23 WHL season beginning with the home opener on Saturday, September 24th, presented by Merlin Ford Lincoln.

The festivities begin with the annual tailgate party at Sasktel Centre starting at 4:00pm. This year’s tailgate party will feature:

  • Live Music by local band, Gongshow
  • Show’n’Shine car show presented by Saskatoon Shifters Car Club & Saskatoon Car Community
  • Red carpet player entrance
  • Bouncy Castles by Apollo Castles
  • Face Painting
  • 92.9 The Bull live on location
  • Street hockey
  • Tailgating with a live DJ
  • Beer Gardens

Players will start arriving at 4:30pm so be sure to be early to meet and greet the players for photos and autographs.

The game day 50/50 jackpot is also a guaranteed jackpot of $25,000! Tickets can be purchased online beginning at 9:00am on game day, or in person at SaskTel Centre.


Merlin Ford Lincoln will once again be giving a lucky fan the opportunity to win a FREE CAR. That’s right, Merlin Ford Lincoln is supplying a vehicle if you successfully “Shoot to Win” in the second intermission.

Single game tickets are on sale now! Reserve your seat for the 2022 home opener presented by Merlin Ford Lincoln by visiting or contact the Blades office at or call or text 306-975-8844. 

Ask about our FreshCo Family packs of 4 tickets for just $40!


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