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Blades Shave Roster Down to 36

August 28, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Saskatoon Blades News Release

Saskatoon, SK - The Saskatoon Blades have slimmed their pre-season roster down to 36 players following the conclusion of 2019 training camp which featured 72 players. The remaining roster now consists of 19 forwards, 13 defensemen, and 4 goaltenders.

Of those 36 players, six remain unsigned. They include Saskatoon Contact and invitee, Jaeden Mercier, the listed Foxx Doell, 2018 draftee Alex Bernauer, and 2019 draftees Ben Saunderson, Cale Ashcroft & Austin Elliott.

Pre-season action begins on Friday, August 30th, in Regina against the Pats. The Bridge City Bunch will then return to Regina on Saturday, August 31st, to play the Moose Jaw Warriors at the Brandt Centre.

Fans in Saskatoon will have their first chance to catch a glimpse of pre-season hockey on September 6th in Warman when the Blades host the Prince Albert Raiders.

The Blades will also welcome the Winnipeg ICE to SaskTel Centre on Friday, September 13th, and Saturday, September 14th.

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