Manitoba Bantam AAA Provincials

  • The Winnipeg Monarchs have taken game 1 of the best of 3 Bantam AAA Provincials over Pembina Valley 6-2 yesterday.  Game 2 will go today where the Monarchs can win and advance to the Western Canada Bantam Hockey Championships in a couple weeks.

SBAAHL Bantam AA Provincial Championship

  • Game 2 of the best of 3 league final between the Sask Valley Vipers and Swift Current Kabos Broncos goes this evening in Warman.  With a win, the Swift Current Kabos Broncos can win the SBAAHL Championship.  Both teams will play at the Western Canada Bantam Championships due to the fact Sask Valley are hosts.

AMBHL Bantam AAA Championship

  • The Fort Saskatchewan Rangers will play host to the Lethbridge Golden Hawks tonight for a chance to advance to the Western Canada Bantam Hockey Championships.  Fort Saskatchewan lead the best of 5 league final 2-0.

BC Bantam AAA Provincials

  • The BC Bantam AAA Provincials being tomorrow morning in Vernon and will run through the final on Wednesday.  Host Vernon (North Zone) will be joined by the OMAHA champion – Kamloops Jardine Blazers, PCAHA champion – BWC Bruins and runner-up – Burnaby Bulldogs, VIAHA champion – Nanaimo Clippers and the Prince George Cougars.

USA Rocky Mountain District Championships

  • The Rocky Mountain District Championships got underway yesterday with a pair of games.
  • The Dallas Stars Elite easily got by the West Coast Renegades 4-0.  Jackson Nieuwendyk (son of Joe) paced the way with 2 goals and Cross Hanas had 1-2-3.  Both Nieuwendyk and Hanas are ranked in our top Western USA player rankings.  Picking up the goose egg was Jason Gonzales stopping 9 shots.  Dallas outshot WC Renegades 47-9.  Dallas will look to go to 2-0-0 vs. the also 1-0-0 Rocky Mountain Roughriders this morning.
  • The Rocky Mountain Roughriders are 1-0-0 after a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Bobcats.  Winter Wallace picked up a hat-trick for Rocky Mountain and Kayden Hargraves stopped 31/34 shots.  For Arizona, Andrew Ramsey had 2 goals.  Ramsey is also ranked within our top players from western USA.

Today’s Games

Dallas Stars Elite vs. Rocky Mountain Roughriders

Arizona Bobcats vs. West Coast Renegades

West Coast Renegades vs. Rocky Mountain Roughriders

Arizona Bobcats vs. Dallas Stars Elite

CSSHL Bantam Prep Playoffs

The CSSHL Bantam Prep Playoffs got underway on Thursday and their have already been a few surprises.  Both the Yale Bantam Prep Lions and the Rink Hockey Academy Nationals are 0-2-0 and are out of contention for the league title.  While Shawnigan Lake, who had to win a qualifier over Edge Mountaineers just to earn a spot within the 8 teams are 1-1-0 and still in the hunt.  Shawnigan Lake are tied with OHA Edmonton at 1-1-0 for the 4th and final semi-final spot but hold the tie breaker due to a head to head 3-2 victory over them.  Shawnigan Lake have a tough final game this morning vs. Yale while OHA Edmonton have a tough one vs. Delta.

The semi-finals will take place this evening with POE, Delta and Notre Dame looking like they will play this evening.

Scoring Leaders

1 John Little ’02 Shawnigan 3 5 2 7
2 Connor McClennon ’02 Pursuit 2 3 3 6
3 Jake Neighbours ’02 Pursuit 2 3 3 6
4 Kyle Crnkovic ’02 Pursuit 2 2 3 5
5 Seth Jarvis ’02 Rink 2 3 1 4
6 Stanley Cooley ’02 Notre Dame 2 2 2 4
7 Aiden De La Gorgendiere ’02 Yale 2 2 2 4
8 Krz Plummer ’02 Pursuit 2 1 3 4
9 Ethan Bowen ’02 Yale 2 2 1 3
10 Justin Sourdif ’02 Delta 2 2 1 3