WJC – Finns eliminate USA in QF

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  January 2, 2020 by Lucas Aykroyd, IIHF The defending champs are still rolling. Joonas Oden scored in the third period to give Finland a 1-0 win over the U.S. and a berth in the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship semi-finals. On the power play, Kristian Tanus, Finland’s leading scorer (2+6=8), looked off the U.S. […]

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WJC – Final Standings

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    December 31, 2019 Here are the final standings after round robin play at the 2020 World Junior Championship, being held in the Czech Republic. Quarter finals start New Year’s Day. Group A # TEAM GP PTS W OTW OTL L GF:GA 1  SWE 4 11 3 1 0 0 20:08 2  SUI 4 […]

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WJC – Canada hammers Czechs 7-2, Slovaks next in QF

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    December 31, 2019 Courtesy TSN – Team Canada responded to two quick goals by the Czech Republic with two goals of their own and beat the hosts 7-2 in their preliminary round finale of the World Junior Championship. Canada finishes first in Group A and will play Slovakia (#4 Group B) in the […]

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WJC – Russia survives scare, advances to quarterfinals

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    December 31, 2019 by Canadian Press Russia avoided elimination and a trip to the relegation round with a 6-1 win over Germany on Tuesday at the world junior hockey championship. The Germans, with one win and three losses, will now face Kazakhstan in the best-of-three relegation round with the loser out of next […]

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OK Rockets moving upward, onwards to Mac’s playoffs

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  December 31, 2019 By Todd Saelhof, courtesy Calgary Sun The Okanagan Rockets are trending these days. They’re headed upwards and onwards in every aspect of their midget hockey existence. Heck … it’s in their name, although the real proof is in the season so far. In B.C. league play, they’ve skyrocketed to a lofty 20-2-1-1 […]

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Mac’s Midget – last year under original name

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Ethan Aucoin of the Calgary Northstars said he’s dreamed of taking part in the Mac’s Midget AAA World Invitational Tournament since he was five years old. (CBC) CBC News · Posted: Dec 27, 2019 10:56 AM MT Dozens of the best young hockey players from all over Western Canada and as far away as Russia […]

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Mac’s Midget – OK Rockets will face Cariboo in QF

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  December 31, 2019 Calgary, Alberta Two of the four BC-based teams competing in this years Mac’s Tournament will advance to the quarter finals – and face each other. The Okanagan Rockets had already clinched in first place their pool, with three straight wins, before dropping their final 2-1 to the Lloydminster Bobcats Monday. The Rockets […]

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Cariboo 2-0 lead Bantam Elite at Pat Quinn

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  December 29, 2019 Here’s how things are shaping up early on in the Bantam Elite AAA bracket at the 5th Annual Pat Quinn Classic, being played in Burnaby over the holidays. So far, the bracket is proving to be very competitive, with lots of ties, and many games decided by a single goal. Cariboo […]

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Four peewee teams open with 2-0 at Pat Quinn

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  December 29, 2019 Here’s a quick look at the early standings in the Peewee AAA bracket at the 5th Annual Pat Quinn Classic, being played in Burnaby over the holidays. The tournament opened yesterday and will wrap up on New Year’s Eve. In a classic matchup of long time rivals, BWC A1 opened with […]

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OK Rockets leading BC Midget team at Mac’s Tourney

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  December 29, 2019 Here’s a quick look at how things stand as of noon, Sunday, December 29 at this year’s Mac’s Midget Tournament, in Calgary. The Okanagan Rockets have clinched first place their pool, with a perfect 3-0-0 record, and are performing the best of the four BC Major Midget League teams in the […]

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Canucks sign Boeser to 3 year deal

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  September 16, 2019 by Alex Hoegler, TheCanuckWay.com The Vancouver Canucks signed Brock Boeser to a three-year deal on Monday evening. Here’s what it means for both sides. After several months of tough contract negotiations, the Vancouver Canucks have signed Brock Boeser to a three-year deal worth an AAV of $5.875 million per season, the […]

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WHL – 105 players attending NHL Camps

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    September 16, 2019 The Western Hockey League announced last week that 105 WHL players would be attending NHL rookie and training camps in September. All players are eligible to return to the WHL for the 2019-20 season. Of the 105 players attending, 58 were selected in the NHL Draft, including Saskatoon Blades forward […]

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WHL Preseason comes to a close

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  September 16, 2019 The final 15 games of the 2019 Western Hockey League Pre-season are in the books and the start of the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season is now only days away.   Oil Kings sweep away Cougars in Fort St. John The Edmonton Oil Kings and Prince George Cougars closed out their pre-season […]

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BCHL – Glasman Player of the Week

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    September 16, 2019   Powell River Kings forward Levi Glasman has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending September 15, the league announced Monday. The three-year BCHL veteran scored four goals and added three assists in his team’s two wins over the weekend to give him a league-high […]

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BCHL – BC Born – Ethan Bowen

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    September 16, 2019 The BCHL has introduced a new feature on their website this year – called BC Born, which puts the spotlight on the league’s rising young local born talent. Here’s the first one, featuring Ethan Bowen, who played for Yale Academy Bantam Prep in 2016-2017 and for the BCMML Fraser Valley Thunderbirds the […]

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WHL Headlines – outdoor – enshrined – Puutio – Peg – Donlevy

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  September 6, 2019 A new season is just around the corner, and with exhibition action already underway, here are some of the latest headlines from around the Western Hockey League:   Taking it outside The 2019-20 season will see the Calgary Hitmen and Regina Pats square off in some old fashioned outdoor shinny as part of […]

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WHL Pre-season – Tips, Blazers and Broncs go 3-0

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  September 6, 2019 Western Hockey League pre-season action was in full swing throughout the league as 16 games took place over the Labour Day weekend. Through it all, three teams emerged with perfect records, the Everett Silvertips, Kamloops Blazers, and Swift Current Broncos.     Hosting a pre-season tournament at Angel of the Winds Arena […]

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