Friday schedule | Country 600 CJWW
FRIDAY MARCH 11 SCHEDULE
The Tim Horton’s Brier, Canadian Men’s Curling Championship, continues today and runs through Sunday in Lethbridge. It’s playoff time with an 18-team field reduced to eight teams. The Saskatchewan content saw provincial champion Colton Flasch of Saskatoon-Nutana and finish with 6 wins, 2 losses…tied for 3rd place in Group A. Meanwhile, wild card entrant Matt Dunstone of Regina finished with 6 wins, 2 losses… tied for 3rd place in pool A. On the program today…
9:30 a.m. Tiebreaker: Saskatchewan-Flasch vs. Wild Card 2-Dunstone
Manitoba-McEwen vs. Wild Card 3-Gunnlaugson
There are more playoff draws coming up today, likely at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
National Lacrosse League–3 games:
Saskatchewan Rush at the San Diego Seals – 9 p.m.
(The Rush have 3 wins, 7 losses…good for 5th place in the West Division. San Diego have 7 wins, 2 losses…good for 1st place in the West. Saskatchewan’s next home game is on Saturday March 19and against the Rochester Knighthawks. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at the SaskTel Centre.)
Albany Firewolves vs. Halifax Thunderbirds — 5 p.m.
Panther City vs. Colorado Mammoth – 8:30 p.m. in Denver
Western Hockey League–11 games:
Saskatoon Blades at Prince Albert Raiders
(Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Center. The CJWW broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. with the pre-game show and play-by-play at 7 p.m. The Bridge City Bunch has 31 wins, 18 losses, 4 overtime losses for 66 points…good for 5th place in the Eastern Conference PA has 22 wins, 28 losses, 3 overtime losses for 47 points…tied for 9th place in the Eastern Conference. same teams meet at the back of a house – and at home tomorrow. Game time is 7 p.m. at the SaskTel Centre.)
Calgary Hitmen vs. Moose Jaw Warriors — 7 p.m.
Winnipeg ICE at Brandon Wheat Kings—7 p.m.
Lethbridge Hurricanes at Regina Pats — 7 p.m.
Edmonton Oil Kings vs. Swift Current Broncos — 7 p.m.
Medicine Hat Tigers at Red Deer Rebels — 8 p.m.
Victoria Royals at Prince George Cougars — 9 p.m.
Kelowna Rockets vs. Kamloops Blazers — 9 p.m.
Vancouver Giants vs. Tri-City Americans—9:05 p.m. in Kennewick, Wa.
Spokane Chefs at Everett Silvertips—9:05 p.m.
Portland Winterhawks vs. Seattle Thunderbirds – 9:05 p.m. at Kent, Wa.
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League—2 games at 7:30 p.m.:
Humboldt Broncos at Kindersley Klippers
Flin Flon Bombers at Battlefords North Stars
Prairie Junior Hockey League Playoffs:
Saskatoon Westleys at Carrot River Thunder—7:30 p.m.
(The Westleys lead the best of seven North Division semi-finals 2-1)
Saskatchewan Men’s Under-18 Triple A Hockey League Playoffs – 4 games:
Battleford Stars at Notre Dame Hounds—7:30 p.m.
Moose Jaw Warriors vs. Regina Pat-Canadians — 7:45 p.m.
S’toon Contacts vs. S’toon Blazers – 8 p.m. at Rod Hamm Arena
Prince Albert Mintos at Warman Wildcats — 8 p.m.
(All are best-of-five quarter-final series openers)
National Hockey League — 4 games:
Winnipeg Jets vs. New York Islanders — 6:30 p.m.
Washington Capitals at Vancouver Canucks — 9 p.m.
Minnesota Wild vs. Columbus Blue Jackets — 6 p.m.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Pittsburgh Penguins — 6 p.m.
On the campus:
Canada West University Women’s Hockey Conference Playoffs
Saskatchewan Huskies at UBC Thunderbirds — 9 p.m. at Vancouver
(Best of Three Conference Finals Opening Game)
Canada West University Men’s Basketball Conference Playoffs
Saskatchewan Huskies vs. Trinity Western Spartans – 10 p.m. at Langley, B.C.
(The Calgary Dinos are also part of this three-team round-robin series. The top two teams advance to the semifinals.)
At high school level:
Saskatoon High School Senior Girls Basketball League Playoffs – 4 quarter-final games at 6:15 p.m.
Tommy Douglas in St. Joseph
Bishop Mahoney in Aden Bowman
Evan Hardy at the centenary
Walter Murray at St. Croix
Saskatoon High School Senior Boys Basketball League Playoffs – 4 quarter-final games at 8 p.m.
Centenary to Walter Murray
Bishop Mahoney in Aden Bowman
Saint Joseph at Sainte-Croix
Evan Hardy in Bethlehem
The Provincial High School Curling Championships begin today and run through tomorrow as follows…
Girls Division with eight teams at Fox Valley
Boys Division with eight teams in Swift Current
Mixed division with eight teams in Swift Current
National Basketball Association – 10 games:
Toronto Raptors at Phoenix Suns – 8 p.m.
Minnesota Timberwolves at Orlando Magic – 6 p.m.
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Atlanta Hawks – 6:30 p.m.
Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics — 6:30 p.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat – 7 p.m.
New York Knicks vs. Memphis Grizzlies – 7 p.m.
Charlotte Hornets at New Orleans Pelicans — 7 p.m.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets — 7 p.m.
Utah Jazz at San Antonio Spurs — 7:30 p.m.
Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 9:30 p.m.