Saskatchewan Hockey Association

Extension of public health order means Saskatchewan hockey season is effectively done

Feb 18, 2021 | 5:15pm

The buzzer has basically sounded on the chance of there being any minor hockey games being played in Saskatchewan this winter. Saskatchewan Hockey Association General Manager Kelly McClintock says the decision this week to extend the public health order until March 19 basically closes the gate on a season. “We were given the heads-up about […]

Sask Hockey says chances of hockey being played this winter are now remote

Jan 15, 2021 | 9:00am

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association says it will be sitting down with minor hockey associations and zones across the province after getting unexpected news from the government’s business response team. In a memo to members on Thursday, the SHA says games aren’t expected to resume before the end of March because of the current COVID-19 restrictions […]

SK linesman looking to turn some heads at World Juniors

Dec 26, 2020 | 6:56am

With the World Junior Hockey Championship being played in a bubble at Edmonton’s Rogers Place, all of the officials working the event are from Canada. One of the 26 is Yorkton’s Tarrington Wyonzek. Wyonzek, who has called many SJHL and WHL games, says getting to work the World Juniors is a dream come true. Like […]

Saskatchewan Hockey Association announces return to hockey

Oct 9, 2020 | 7:17am

Hockey is returning to Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Hockey Association General Manager Kelly McClintock says hockey games will start in November. “It’s going to be within leagues, and so the maximum amount of teams that can be in a grouping is six, so if you’re a league of six, you’re fine,” McClintock said. “We’ve got to suggest […]

Saskatchewan Hockey Association believes a return date is close

Sep 26, 2020 | 10:36am

If all goes well, the general manager of the Saskatchewan Hockey Association is hoping games will be played at rinks throughout Saskatchewan by Christmas. Kelly McClintock says his organization and the government have finally gotten around to working together to enact a plan that will see hockey played. “We received a 20 page document from […]

Sask. Hockey Association announces “training phase”

Aug 17, 2020 | 6:41am

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association has announced a “training phase” for their return-to-hockey plan as a pause continues on teams playing in tournaments and games. Kelly McKlintock with the SHA admitted they are not sure when teams will be able to play games against opponents, but says this phase allows teams to hold tryouts and practices […]

Sask. Hockey says a lot of work needs to be done before return to play

Jun 5, 2020 | 3:25am

Hockey Canada announced Thursday that they will be lifting its ban on sanctioned events, leaving the power to their 13 member organizations to decide when it’s safe to return to play. General Manager of the Saskatchewan Hockey Association, Kelly McClintock says that while it was an easy decision to cancel hockey across the country on […]

Saskatchewan Triple A Midget Hockey To Have New Look in 2020-21

Nov 14, 2019 | 7:00am

Changes are coming to Saskatchewan’s AAA midget league starting next winter. The Saskatchewan Hockey Association is announcing re-alignment following an application process that ended October 1. As a result, the Saskatchewan Midget Triple A League—a league that ends up seeing many players go on to play in the Western Hockey League is losing two franchises […]