The Saskatoon Blades first game at the new Rogers Place will go down in a loss, a 4-2 defeat against Edmonton.
Mason McCarty and Logan Christensen has the goals for the Blades. Logan Flodell made 35 saves on 38 shots in the loss.
2016 first round pick Kirby Dach made his WHL debut in the game, going pointless.
The Blades visit Medicine Hat for their next game on Saturday.