|Bandits make All League, All Rookie teams |
The Alberta Junior Hockey League Thursday announced the 2016-2017 AJHL All-League and All-Rookie teams as voted by the league’s general managers and coaches.
Viterra South Division All-League Team
G Logan Drackett - Calgary Canucks
D Cale Makar - Brooks Bandits*
D Allan MacPherson - Calgary Canucks
F Matt Forchuk - Canmore Eagles
F Ty Mappin - Brooks Bandits
F Oliver Chau - Brooks Bandits
Viterra North Division All-League Team
G Eric Szudor - Fort McMurray Oil Barons
D Ian Mitchell - Spruce Grove Saints
D Curtis Roach - Fort McMurray Oil Barons
F Justin Young - Whitecourt Wolverines
F Joseph Nardi - Whitecourt Wolverines
F Tyler Maltby - Sherwood Park Crusaders
* Unanimous Selection Full Story >
|Bandits, Oilers to meet in final|
The stage is set for what should be a tough Alberta Junior Hockey League South Division final series.
The Brooks Bandits and Okotoks Oilers will begin South Division final play Friday night at the Centennial Regional Arena.
It is first meeting in the finals for these two clubs since the Bandits beat them in seven games in the 2013 South Division final.
Both teams advanced by sweeping their semi-final opponents in four games. The Oilers got past the Calgary Canucks by scores of 3-0, 3-1, 5-1 and 2-0. Full Story >
|Hockey teams rally behind player’s mother|
Every day, six Albertans are diagnosed with breast cancer. One in nine Canadian women is expected to develop breast cancer in her lifetime and one in four (26%) cancers diagnosed in women will be breast cancer.
These are staggering statistics so Brooks Midget Bulldogs hockey team wanted to raise awareness for breast cancer as so many family members and friends had been touched by this terrible disease in the past.
On Oct. 28 they took the opportunity to give back at a home game played in the Sparrow arena by having a Breast Cancer Awareness hockey game. The players taped their sticks, pads and socks with pink hockey tape and donated all proceeds from the sale of 50/50 tickets. Full Story >