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Not the first tragedy at this intersection

  Crash reminiscent of tragedy over twenty years prior – same intersection White crosses mark the spot where six people were killed in a crash in 1997. That crash killed Rod Fiddler, 33; his wife, Terri Lynne Fiddler, 30; and their children Jocelyn, 4; Jasmine, 3; and Kassandre, one month. The girls’ aunt, 26-year-old Wendy Lou Fiddler, also Read More »

The boys would say Let’s go – playoffs on

April 12, 2018 by Darren Zary, Saskatoon StarPhoenix A decision has been made to play on. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League voted Wednesday to continue with playoffs and play out the remainder of the season. That decision came five days after a bus crash involving the SJHL’s Humboldt Broncos has left 16 people dead, and Read More »

Cherry’s Tribute

  April 12, 2018 The Canadian Press Don Cherry paid further tribute to the Humboldt Broncos on Coach’s Corner on Wednesday night. Cherry spoke during the first intermission of Game 1 of the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, adding further detail to his thoughts on the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash Read More »

What was left behind

  CBC News · Posted: Apr 11, 2018 3:20 PM CT  A broken Slap Shot DVD left at the scene of the Humboldt Broncos crash site. (Olivia Stefanovich/CBC) The site of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 and left 14 others injured remained littered with reminders of what happened, even well after the victims Read More »

MacKinnon illustration

  April 11, 2018 By Andrew Russell, Global News A Nova Scotia cartoonist’s illustration capturing the country’s pain in the wake of the tragic bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team is being described online as powerful, poignant and heart-wrenching. The cartoon by Bruce MacKinnon, an award-winning cartoonist with the Halifax Chronicle Herald, shows a Read More »

Humboldt Broncos bus crash: What we know so far

April 12, 2018 From Globe & Mail The basics Sixteen people are dead after a collision on Friday between a Saskatchewan junior hockey team’s bus and a tractor-trailer in rural Saskatchewan. The death toll increased on Wednesday after Dayna Brons, the athletic therapost for the Humboldt Broncos, died. Her family said she was previously in a Read More »

Dayna Brons – passes away – 16th fatality

  April 12, 2018 SASKATOON — The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos became the 16th person to die following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan last week. Relatives of Dayna Brons of the 25-year-old say they will remember her for “joyful smile.” They say Brons died Wednesday afternoon in a Saskatoon hospital from injuries Read More »

BCMML Fraser Valley T-Birds are BC Champions

    April 1, 2018 The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds have capped off an incredible season, winning the BC Hockey Major Midget Championship with two straight road wins over the defending league champion Cariboo Cougars. In game one Friday, the Thunderbirds jumped out to an early 2-0 first period lead and did not look back, adding Read More »

BCMML Final set: Fraser Valley vs Cariboo

      March 26, 2018 Semi-Finals – Cariboo and Fraser Valley advance The Cariboo Cougars and Fraser Valley Thunderbirds will meet in the BCMML Championship series this coming weekend in Prince George. The #2 seeded Cougars advanced with two straight wins over the visiting North East Chiefs, who came in as the #8 seed Read More »

NAX win CSSHL E15 Title

  March 18, 2018 by CSSHL Riley Fiddler-Schultz (Edmonton, AB) scored twice, including the eventual winner, as the Northern Alberta Xtreme were 4-2 winners over the Rink Hockey Academy in the 2018 Canadian Sport School Hockey League Elite 15 Division Championship. Ethan Leyer (St. Albert, AB) had the other two goals and also up one Read More »

NAX win CSSHL Midget Prep Championship Title

    March 18, 2018 Final: NAX 6-2 vs Rink After finishing the regular season in 6th place with a 23-11-2 record, Northern Alberta Extreme are now league Champions, after posting a 6-2 win (2 EN) vs #2 ranked Rink Academy in the final game on Sunday. Along the way, NAX also downed #1 BWC Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – Top seed eliminated in Day 2

      March 16, 2018 Midget Prep Division Playoffs Day two of the CSHHL Midget Prep division playoffs wrapped up Thursday, with another six games completed, as the top 12 teams battled in three round robin pools. The top seeds from each pool plus one wildcard team will advance to the semi-finals Saturday.   Pool Read More »

CSSHL Academic and Player Awards

      March 14, 2018 by CSSHL Media The Canadian Sport School Hockey League held their annual Awards Ceremony at the South Okanagan Events Centre, March 14, celebrating student athletes that have excelled this season in the classroom, in their community and on the ice. Presenters and speakers at the ceremony included CSSHL Chairperson Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – Upsets and Extra time rule Day 1

      March 12, 2018 Midget Prep Division Playoffs Playoffs for the top division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League got underway Wednesday morning, March 14, in Penticton. Twelve of the league’s 16 teams qualified, and began round one in three 4-team pools. By mid-afternoon, the first four playoff games had gone into extra-time Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep Playoffs Set – BWC, Rink, Delta Top Seeds

      March 12, 2018 Midget Prep Division Playoffs Playoffs for the top division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League get underway Wednesday, March 14 in Penticton. This year the league has changed up the playoff format for the Midget Prep Division, and 12 rather than 8 teams, will be compete for the league Read More »

BCMML – Playoffs Schedule

    March 12, 2018 Playoff matchups The BCMML 40 game regular season wrapped up Sunday, March 12, and the stage is now set for round 1 of the playoffs, featuring the Top 8 teams. All first round playoff series are a best of three, with the top-seeded team having home ice advantage in all Read More »

BCMML – Wrap of Final weekend – Playoff Matchups Set

      March 12, 2018 Week 22 The final weekend of BCMML regular season play wrapped up Sunday, with very little change in the standings from a week ago. Both top teams split their final series against lower ranked opponents and so failed to create any drama at the top of the standings. The Read More »

BCMML – Hawks back on top with one weekend to go

      March 7, 2018 Week 21 Just like last weekend, there was only one change in the BCMML standings after the competition wrapped up Sunday – and again it was a swap at the top, with the Valley West Hawks edging ahead of the idle Cariboo Cougars, to recapture the #1 seed. The Read More »

CSSHL Award Nominees Announced

    March 6, 2018 The Canadian Sport School Hockey League has announced the nominees for individual awards in the all its divisions, for the 2017-2018 season. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony during the 2018 BDO CSSHL Championships on Wednesday, March 14 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. During the awards Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC finish 34-1-1 OTL

      March 6, 2018 MIDGET PREP DIVISION The CSSHL Midget Prep division wrapped up the regular season this past weekend with 16 games on the slate, and at the end of day, there were a few changes in the standings. #1 BWC League leader BWC Academy closed out their exceptional year with a Read More »

CSSHL now +70 teams – BWC, Yale adding Bantam Varsity

  March 3, 2018 The Canadian Sport School Hockey League has announced expansion of teams for existing members for the 2018-19 season. The BWC Academy and Yale Hockey Academy will each be adding a team to the Bantam Varsity Division. BWC Academy added a Bantam Prep team for the first time last fall; Yale added Read More »

BCMML Week 20 – Cougars move into 1st

      February 26, 2018 There was only one change in the BCMML standings after Week 20 wrapped up Sunday. Cariboo Cougars climbed back into first place after two wins in Vancouver over the #6 North West Giants, although it took an OT win in game two to get the sweep. #2 Valley West Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – one week to go, playoff pools TBD

  February 26, 2018 MIDGET PREP DIVISION There’s only one more weekend to go before the regular season of the CSSHL Midget Prep league wraps up. Most teams have just one or two games to play, a few have three, and one team – Northern Alberta Extreme, has already finished. That said, there are still some Read More »

BWC E15s top BC team – big weekend coming up

  February 26, 2018 BWC E15s This year’s BWC E15 Academy team is leading the seven team contingent of BC clubs competing in the CSSHL E15 division, as the league enters its final weekend prior to playoffs. BWC, who finished four points back of Delta in second place overall last year, are two points up Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC locked, Rink move into #2

      February 21, 2018 There was one major change in the BCMML Midget Prep standings this past weekend, as the former #6 Rink moved up four places to displace Delta, who did not play, from the #2 spot. The #2 through #6 spots are now separated by just four points. Meanwhile, #1 BWC Read More »

BWC edge NW Giants in inaugural Iron Bowl

  February 14, 2018 Two of the top midget teams in BC faced off February 14, in the inaugural Iron Bowl, played at Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby. After jumping out to a 2-0 lead, and then stretching it to 3-1, the CSSHL BWC Midget Prep hung on during a late 6 on 4 extra-man, Read More »

BCMML Week 19 – Hawks and Cougars still at top, 3 weeks to go

  February 19, 2018 There was virtually no change in the standings after Week 19 in the BCMML this past weekend. Both top teams won two games, adding four points to their totals. Valley West Hawks and Cariboo Cougars are tied in first place, with 57 points each. #1 Valley West are still the top Read More »

Pacific Coast Midget Prep win 2018 World Sports School Challenge

  February 18, 2018 Toronto, ON – A four-goal second period propelled the Pacific Coast Hockey Academy to a 5-2 win over The Hill Academy U18 team in the 2018 World Sport School Challenge Championship Game. Mario Zitella (Hamilton, ON) opened the scoring with the lone goal of the first period, giving Vaughan, Ontario based Read More »