Date: Friday, Sept. 2
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
Venue: Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park
Watch: Shaw TV/Canadawest.tv
Listen: CJWW 600
Series: ('01) SSK Leads 25-8
Playoffs: REG Leads 3-2
Current Streak: SSK - 5W
Last Meeting: Oct. 30, 2015
SSK 38 @ REG 37
- Saskatchewan has won five straight meetings with the Rams. A streak that dates back to 2013.
- The Huskies look to start a new streak of season opening wins after having their 12 year streak snapped by Manitoba in 2015.
- Friday night is the annual Support Our Troops game. The Huskies will don special uniforms and help raise money for our Canadian Forces.
- Huskie head coach Brian Towriss will face off against newly appointed Rams head coach Stephen Bryce for the first time.
- Don't forget to check out the 2016 Wyant Group Rally Alley. Back and better than ever with a ton of great prizes, food and fun!
By The Numbers
8 - CIS Second Team All-Canadian Donovan Dale led the conference with 8 sacks in 2015.
35 - In their last meeting in October of 2015, the Huskies put up 35 points in the second half to notch a 38-37 come-from-behind victory.
1062 - CIS First Team All-Canadian receiver Mitch Hillis set a Huskie record with 1062 receiving yards in 2015. He also set a new program mark with 66 receptions.
Scouting The Rams
- New Rams head coach Steve Bryce will make his Canada West coaching debut Friday at Griffiths Stadium. Bryce played for the Rams during their time as a junior program.
- The Rams met the Calgary Dinos in a neutral-site non-conference game in Medicine Hat. The Dinos had a 10 point lead at halftime before going on to win 37-13.
- The Rams return leading passer Noah Picton, leading rusher Atlee Simon and leading receiver Mitch Thompson from their 2015 squad.