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
F R I D A Y The Southern Shore Breakers finish the round robin portion of the Don Johnson Cup with a 2-2 record after a 6-5 loss Friday afternoon to Cap Pele of New Brunswick. The New Brunswick were up 4-3 after two periods the Breakers tied the game
20 years of AHL hockey in St. John’s came to an end as the St. John’s IceCaps fell 2-1 to the Syracuse Crunch in overtime at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena on Friday night. Erik Condra potted a power play marker late in the first to give the Crunch the lead. After
Luke Gallant hoists the Allan Cup. ( Robert Goulding Photo) The Grand Falls Windsor Cataracts have given Newfoundland its third Allan Cup in Allan Cup history. The Cataracts defeated Lacombe Generals 7-4 in the championship game. The Corner Brook Royals won the Allan Cup in 1986, the