JOHN SLANEY HAS NEW POSITION

    St. John’s native John Slaney has a new coaching position Slaney has been hired as an assistant coach with the Tuscon Roadrunners of the American Hockey League . He has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Arizona Coyotes. He is also a member of the American Hockey League Hall of Fame.

BOLAND INVITED TO JETS CAMP

  St. John’s native Tyler Boland who finished second in scoring in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season has been invited to the Winnipeg Jets Training Camp. Boland playing with Rimouski, Océanic finished the season with 103 points in 68 games. He scored 48 goals and added 55 assists.

NO IMPORTS IN NL SR HOCKEY

  There is a big change for this season in provincial senior hockey. Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador says Senior Hockey has agreed to eliminate imports in all leagues and categories with the only exception of 1 import goaltender permitted in the Central West League only, effective the 2017-2018 season.

NFLDERS SELECTED IN QMJHL DRAFT

     Newfoundland Hockey players were selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League draft that took place on Saturday. Dawson Mercer of Bay Roberts was selected eight overall by Drummondville.      Charlottetown Rockets picked Brett Budgell if St John’s 25th overall. And Halifax pick 16 year old Alex Newhook of St John’s. He has also chosen

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