Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

State of the SJHL: Article from CTV Regina

PHOTO: (Brendan Ellis/CTV News)

The Estevan Bruins and the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) were featured in an extensive article published by Stefanie Davis of CTV Regina on Wednesday, March 3rd.

The very detailed and thorough article provides insight on the financial picture for SJHL teams, Return-to-Play and a ‘Hub Centre’ proposal, as well as how teams will have to manage for next season.

Estevan Bruins’ Head Coach/GM Jason Tatarnic was featured prominently in the article, along with his fellow Coach/GM’s around the league and League President Bill Chow.


It has been an uncertain 12 months for Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) teams.

COVID-19 cut the last two hockey seasons short, leaving organizations with little to no revenue and constant questions about when, and if, play will resume this year.

After an extended off-season, teams returned to rinks across Saskatchewan in November only to have the season paused after less than a month of play. Now – almost 12 months after playoffs were put on hold – many SJHL teams are facing financial uncertainty after a turbulent year…

(Brendan Ellis/CTV News)