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Jeff de Wit

Not many Western Hockey League players get a chance to play for their home team, but for a while, 18-year-old forward Jeff de Wit lived that dream.


Now though, he’s had to trade home-cooked meals and time with friends for a new city and new team.

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Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in Regina exhibits the artifacts of the legends from the National Hockey League (NHL) in their latest exhibition, “Frozen Fables: A Century of Saskatchewan in the National Hockey League.”  Photo by Sumaira Alwani


The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame has opened an exhibition to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Hockey League.

The exhibition, “Frozen Fables: A Century of Saskatchewan in the National Hockey League,” is a collection of hockey artifacts from the NHL hockey legends. The artifacts, including trophies, jerseys, and photos, represent the accomplishments of the hockey legends and will take visitors back in time to some of Saskatchewan’s proudest sports moment.

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Watching a close friend suffer is difficult, but living with them as they struggle is even harder. This was the reality for Ainsley MacIntyre. She watched daily as her happy-go-lucky roommate, who was always ready to help everyone else, struggled beneath her charming attitude and almost permanent smile.

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Jade Montana Fastpitch.

Jade Montana, 16, is hoping to follow her brother’s footsteps to be scouted with an offered scholarship to attend a university in the U.S. to play fastball.

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Moose Jaw's Team Barker

The culmination of 22 years of curling successes and failures led Penny Barker to this moment: the last rock of the 2017 Viterra Scotties Women’s Provincial final. Sitting in the hack with her two sweepers out in front, Barker stared down the long, centre sheet of ice at her third, Deanna Doig, visualizing her next move. It was a shot she had thrown thousands of times before, but never for a provincial title.

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