Monday 17 April 2017

Local Hockey Recap

Roblin, Manitoba's Josh Brook and Team Canada were once again victorious on Monday at the World Under 18 hockey championships in Slovakia.

Brook and the Canadians hammered Switzerland 7-3 for their 3rd straight victory.

Canada wraps up their pool play on Tuesday morning at 8:30AM MB time when they battle Finland

The Portage Terriers are now just 1 win away from their 3rd straight MJHL Turnbull Cup title.

The Terriers beat the OCN Blizzard 3-1 last night (Sun) in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead.

Game number 6 of the Best of 7 series will go on Wednesday night in Portage La Prairie.


The Battlefords North Stars used home-ice advantage to help them to an early 2-0 series lead over the Flin Flon Bombers in the SJHL's Canalta Cup Final.

The Stars won 4-0 on Friday and 5-1 on Saturday night to put them only a couple wins away from their first league title since the year 2000.

The series shifts back to the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon, MB for Games 3 and 4 on Tuesday & Wednesday respectively.


Former Melville Millionaire Matt Stefanishion is an Allan Cup champion for the 2nd straight year.

Stefanishion had a goal in the championship game to help the Grand Falls Cataracts win their first ever National Senior Hockey championships defeating the defending champion Lacombe Generals 7-4 on Saturday from Bouctoche, New Brunswick.

Stefanishion who played for the Mils from 2002- 2004 helped the Generals win the title last year.

The 2018 Allan Cup will be hosted in Rosetown, Sask by the Rosetown Red Wings.


Russell MB product Brock Nixon helped Esbjerg EfB Ishockey win the Denmark Hockey league's Metal Ligaen title after a 4-3 victory over the weekend.

The 30 year old led his team in scoring during the regular season with 20 goals, 27 assists for 47 points in 45 games.


The Regina Capitals captured the Bronze medal at the 2017 Keystone Cup in Arborg, Manitoba on Sunday.

The PJHL champions defeated the host Arbog Ice Dawgs 6-2 to win the 3rd place game.

The Wainwright Bisons beat the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4-3 in OT to capture the Western Canadian Jr. B Hockey championships.

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