The Metro Minor Ball Hockey League is set to begin it's third season this year. The league will expand to two venues for this season with a league operating out of the Feildian Gardens for the U-9 up to U-19 divisions and CBS for the U-11 to 15 divisions.
Registration can be done online this year through the new league website at www.metrominorballhockey.ca. Registration will be open begining Friday April 28 and will run online until May 13. You can also register in person at Waterford Valley High School on Monday May 1 from 7:00 - 9:00. [Full Story]
The RBC Warriors edged the RBC Guardians 5-4 to claim the Provincial Bantam A Title at CBS Arena on Saturday evening. The Warriors built a 3-0 and got stellar goaltending from Caleb Druken to hang on for victory against a talented Guardians squad.
With four teams tied for first with 6 points each after preliminary play, tie breaking rules determined that the Warriors and Guardians qualified for the finals, leaving the Thrashers with the bronze medal and the Crushers outside the mix.
Elsewhere, the Tournament All-Star Team was named based on round robin play. [Full Story]
Day Two at the Bantam A Provincials showcased the parity that is the trademark of the RBC Pooled Program in the DJHL. No team has clinched a spot in the finals and only the Generals are eliminated from medal contention out of the six DJHL teams in the competition.
After four games for each team, the Warriors lay claim to first place in the standings with 6 points on two wins and two ties. The Warriors offense has been stellar: 17 goals, including 6 from the stick of Andrew Percy. [Full Story]
The Northeast Eagles Peewee All-Stars won the 2017 Provincial Peewee B Championship yesterday in Corner Brook. A determined Eagles team faced off against the Paradise Warriors in the final, defeating them by a score of 4-2. Northeast finished the tournament with a 5 and 1 record.
The Eagles defeated the Grand Falls Cataracts 7-4, CBR Renegades 2-1, Mount Pearl Blades 6-3 and Corner Brook Royals 11-2. The team’s only loss (4-2) came against the Warriors in round-robin play. [Full Story]
Crushers, Thrashers and Warriors all remain undefeated after Day One at the Bantam A Provincials at CBS Arena. All three teams sport a win and a tie.
All six RBC teams struggled to find their rhythm in the opening round of games, but the play ramped up a level as the day progressed. Game 6 between Thrashers and Guardians was clearly the best contest of the day, as the Thrashers penalty kill and the cage work of Luke Gosse denied the Guardians all night and rewarded the Boys in Grey and Black with a 2-0 victory. [Full Story]