Flatrock native Josh Langmead has a great performance this weekend in the United States. Langmead who is a goaltender with the St. John’s Maple Leafs Midget Triple A team was showing his skills to the University of New Hampshire Prospects Showcase. He allowed just three goals against in four periods blocking 69 shots and
Goulds native James Melindy has re-signed with the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League. He gets a one year contract with the farm team of the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL. He played last season with both the East Coast Hockey Leagues Wichita Thunder and the Gulls. Melinda was drafted
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.
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.
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.
Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador held its annual general meeting in Gander during the weekend. There is now a new referee in chief for Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador. Ed Flood of Corner Brook was elected to the post defeating previous referee in chief Don Kelly of Mont Pearl who has held the post for many
The St. John’s Junior Hockey League has its executive in place for the 2017-18 season. George Bursell is the president, Jim Haire takes over as vice president. Cathy Doyle is the secretary. Bern Tobin is the treasurer. Gerry Taylor is director of statistics, Stephen Clarke the director for minor officials. Wayne Carter is
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
The Corner Brook Royals are getting ready for the west coast senior hockey season. They have elected their executive at a meeting Tuesday night at the Civic Center. Richard Dennis is the president and the vice-president is Tony Buckle. Mike Ledee is secretary and Don Bishop was elected treasurer. The directors
Liam Hynes of the Southern Shore Breakers was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2017 Don Johnson Memorial Cup Junior B Hockey championships. Hynes in the four round robin games had seven goals and eight assists for 15 points and was also the top scorer in the tournament. Also three