February 10, 2019 5:26 pm
Updated: February 11, 2019 7:38 pm

Saskatoon Blades outlast Swift Current Broncos on Hockey Day in Canada

WATCH: The Saskatoon Blades are now 7-0-2 in their last nine games after a 4-1 win over the Swift Current Broncos Saturday night.


The Saskatoon Blades (33-13-8) extended their winning streak to three games following a 4-1 win over the Swift Current Broncos (10-38-4) in Western Hockey League (WHL) action Saturday night.

Blades forward Riley McKay scored the tiebreaking goal at 8:34 of the third period – pushing their point streak to nine games (7-0-2).

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Gary Haden, Max Gerlach and Cyle McNabb also scored for the Blades while Nolan Maier made 24 saves.

Tyler Lees found the back of the net for the Broncos (10-38-4), who are on a five-game losing streak. Isaac Poulter kicked out 34-of-37 shots in the loss.

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The Blades are right back at it Sunday afternoon when they host the Brandon Wheat Kings (23-21-3-4). Game time is 4 p.m.

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