The Swift Current Broncos continue a six-game homestand tonight when they face the Saskatoon Blades at Innovationplex. 

The Broncos are coming off a 5-1 loss to the Wenatchee Wild on Wednesday night but have won two of three on the homestand so far and five of their last seven games. Swift Current are seventh in the Eastern Conference with a 9-8-1-0 record, while the Blades lead the conference with a 12-5-0-0 mark.

Tonight’s game starts at 7:00pm and you can hear it on the Eagle 94.1 FM with Redhead Equipment Case IH Broncos Hockey starting at 6:45pm. 

Legionnaires and Impact headline busy weekend for local hockey

The Home Hardware Legionnaires have a couple of home games this weekend as they host the Prince Albert Mintos Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2:00 from Innovationplex. 

The Southwest CMX Impact have three home games in SJFHL action. They host Outlook tonight at 8:00pm at S3 Arenas, and then head to Gull Lake for games against Lumsden Saturday at 7:30pm and Regina on Sunday at 2:15pm. 

In AA Hockey, the Southwest Sports Excellence U18 Broncos welcome the Regina Vics for a pair of games this weekend, the Pure Chem U15 Broncos host the Saskatoon Outlaws Saturday night, the SWT U13 Broncos have games in Estevan and Lumsden, and the WW Smith U13 Wildcats host the Southeast Gold Wings on Saturday and the Prince Albert Foxes on Sunday morning.

Oilers hit rock bottom in loss to lowly Sharks

Things are not getting any better in Oil Country after the Edmonton Oilers fell 3-2 to the San Jose Sharks in a battle of the two teams at the bottom of the NHL standings Thursday night at SAP Center.

Tomas Hertl and Fabian Zetterlund had a goal and an assist each and Filip Zadina also scored for the Sharks, who picked up their second win in a row after dropping their first 11 to start the season. The Oilers have lost four straight and have just one win in their last nine games.

In other NHL action on Thursday, Kyle Connor scored a hat trick to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 6-3 victory over the Nashville Predators, Cole Caufield scored the overtime winner as the Montreal Canadiens topped the Detroit Red Wings 3-2, and Elias Pettersson had one goal and two assists as the red-hot Vancouver Canucks defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2. Toronto hosts Calgary tonight in the only game involving Canadian teams.

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