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News for May 2014
Lloydminster to Host 2016 RBC Cup
The Jr. A Bobcats are very excited to announce that Hockey Canada has chosen the community of Lloydminster as host of the 2016 RBC Cup, Canada’s National Junior A Championship! Hockey...

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​Chorneyko Commits to University of Calgary
The Spruce Grove Saints are extremely proud to announce that 1993 born, Saints Captain Corey Chorneyko, has committed to play for the University of Calgary Dinos for the 2014-15 season. ...

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Hockey is Fun for Don Phelps
For Don Phelps, hockey is all about fun. And this year, he’s being recognized for his ability to deliver it at a high level. Phelps is entering the Alberta Sports Hall of...

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Chore Commits to the Wilfrid Laurier University
The Brooks Bandits are proud to announce that 1993 born Forward Patrick Chore has committed to play at Wilfrid Laurier University.  Located in Waterloo, ON the “Golden Hawks” play in...

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'94 Grizzlys & LeRoy Johnson to be Inducted into AB Hockey Hall of Fame
Hockey Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation announced Thursday the candidates that will be inducted into the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame (AHHF) for 2014. “This is a special time of...

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New Storm Bench Boss in Town
The Grande Prairie Storm are not going to become a contender overnight. That was the message from Kevin Higo, the team’s new bench boss and General Manager, when he was introduced...

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Hiring Now: Trainer & Equipment Manager
The Lloydminster Jr. A Bobcats are currently looking for a Trainer & Equipment Manager to join their team. This position will be a joint role with dual responsibilities. The successful applicant...

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Saints' Hickey Attends NHL Combine
Defenceman Brandon Hickey of the Spruce Grove Saints is participating in the 2014 NHL Scouting Combine in Toronto, ONT this week.  Fellow CJHL d-man Jake Walman (OJHL) is also in...

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AJHL Annual League Meetings Conclude
The Alberta Junior Hockey League held its Annual League Meetings on May 23rd & 24th in Red Deer, Alberta.  The weekend opened with the League Marketing Meeting and Coaches Meeting...

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The AJHL This Week - May 23, 2014
The AJHL This Week includes interviews with new Oil Barons coach Curtis Hunt, and a preview of the 2014 AJHL AGM with League Commissioner Ryan Bartoshyk. Listen Now
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John Stevens Commits to SAIT
The Canmore Eagles Junior A Hockey Club is proud to announce that defenceman John Stevens has committed to SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) for the 2014-2015 season. Stevens, a four-year...

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'50 Stories of 50 Years' - Presented by Kal-Tire: Darrell Knibbs
Darrell Knibbs Robb Hunter catches up with Lethbridge Sugar Kings alumnus Darrell Knibbs as the AJHL continues to recognize stories of the last 50 years!  Knibbs was drafted by the Montreal...

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2014 RBC Cup Award Winners Announced; Semifinals Set for Saturday
VERNON, B.C. – The 2014 RBC Cup, Canada's 44th National Junior A Championship, held its awards banquet Friday night at the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre. The recipients of...

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The AJHL This Week - May 16, 2014
Jeff Henson interviews new Grande Prairie Storm Coach/GM Kevin Higo, and Robb Hunter talks to CJHL President Kirk Lamb at the 2014 RBC Cup in Vernon, BC. Listen Now
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Gord Susinski Hired as Canucks Head Scout
The Canucks are proud to announce that Gord Susinski has been hired as the team’s Head Scout.  Susinski has been involved in player evaluation for many years in both Prince...

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James Vermeulen Commits to Northern Michigan University
The Whitecourt Wolverines are very proud to announce that 18 year old defenceman James Vermeulen has committed to play NCAA with Northern Michigan University for the 2015/16 season. The 6’1 Spruce...

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AJHL Showcase Weekend Will Return to Spruce Grove
While change may be good, there’s also nothing wrong in sticking with tried and true methods. As such, the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s (AJHL) Showcase Weekend will return to Spruce...

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Oil Barons Hire Hunt As New Coach/GM
The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are delighted to announce the hiring of Curtis Hunt as the team’s new Head Coach and General Manager. Curtis comes to Fort McMurray with an incredible...

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Gianni Mangone Commits to Arizona State University
The Whitecourt Wolverines are proud to announce that overage defenceman, Gianni Mangone, has committed to Arizona State University for the 2014/15 season. Mangone, a three year veteran in the Alberta Junior...

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Jason McKee Wins CJHL Coach of the Year Award
CALGARY, Alberta – Spruce Grove Saints Head Coach and General Manager Jason McKee of the Alberta Junior Hockey League is the 2013-2014 CJHL Coach of the Year. The Spruce Grove Saints...

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Storm Name Kevin Higo as Head Coach
The Grande Prairie Storm are excited to announce the hiring of Kevin Higo as Head Coach. Higo brings a wealth of experience to the club, including time spent as both a...

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'50 Stories of 50 Years' - Presented by Kal-Tire: Grizzlys Glory
A Glance at Grizzlys Glory Greasy. Slowhy. Murph. All the old nicknames came flooding back when members of the 1994 Centennial Cup-winning Olds Grizzlys team reunited in Olds for an alumni hockey...

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Fort McMurray Oil Barons Special Announcement
Fort McMurray Oil Barons Special Announcement: Thursday, May 15 You are invited to attend a special announcement by the Fort McMurray Oil Barons, as the organization introduces its new Head Coach...

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Nick McCormack Commits to the University of Minnesota-Duluth
The Brooks Bandits are proud to announce that 1993 born Defenseman Nick McCormack has committed to play at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.  Located in Duluth, MN the “Bulldogs” play in...

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Thorogood Commits to Marian University
The Okotoks Oilers are pleased to announce that 20-year old forward Derek Thorogood has committed to play for the Marian University Sabres starting in the fall of 2014.  Marian University...

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2014 RBC Cup Begins Saturday in Vernon, BC
VERNON- B.C. – For the 44th time, Canada’s top Junior A teams have gathered, this year in Vernon, to battle for the National Junior A Championship, beginning Saturday, May 10....

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Pontiacs' Hunter at RBC Cup for 4th Year
The Bonnyville Pontiacs are pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row the organization will be represented at the RBC Cup National Junior A Championship.  Play-by-play voice...

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The AJHL This Week - May 9, 2014
Jeff Henson speaks with Bobcats GM Garry Vanhereweghe about the decision to add Gord Thibodeau to the coaching staff in Lloydminster.  Jeff also has reaction to the Grande Prairie Storm's...

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Veteran AJHL Coach Thibodeau Joins Bobcats
Bobcats fans will be treated to a familiar face behind the bench when the hockey season kicks off in September, as the Jr. ‘A’ Bobcats Hockey Association proudly announced at...

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Curtis Lewington Commits to the Marian University Sabres
The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are pleased to announce that 20 year old defenceman Curtis Lewington (Calgary, AB) has committed to attend and play for the Marian University Sabres of...

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'50 Stories of 50 Years' - Presented by Kal-Tire: Drumheller Dragons
Drumheller Dragons Jeff Henson speaks with Drumheller Dragons co-owner Blair Christanson about bringing the Dragons to the Badlands and the deep hockey history in Drumheller. Listen Now
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Oiler Hartley Commits to RDC
The Okotoks Oilers are pleased to announce that Connor Hartley, a 20-year old forward from Red Deer, AB will be pursuing his education and furthering his hockey career at Red...

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Former Oiler Bell Transfers to RDC
The Okotoks Oilers are pleased to announce that former Oiler Nick Bell, a 1990 born defenseman from Innisfail, AB has decided to transfer to Red Deer College to complete his...

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Stephen KLIEN has committed to join the Middlebury College Panthers
Bonnyville PONTIACS goaltender Stephen KLIEN has committed to join the Middlebury College Panthers for the 2014/15 season. Middlebury College is located in the Champlain Valley of central Vermont and competes...

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Phillips, Jaillet and Gerrie Named National Award Winners
CALGARY, Alberta – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) today announced the winners of five CJHL National Awards.  The CJHL National Awards are awarded each season and recognize individual success...

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​Sam Lawson Commits to SAIT
The Whitecourt Wolverines are proud to announce that Sam Lawson has committed to SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) for the 2014/15 season. Lawson, a 5 year veteran in the Alberta...

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Now Hiring Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager
The Drayton Valley Thunder of the Alberta Junior Hockey League has an immediate vacancy for the position of Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager for the 2014-15 season. Preference will be given to...

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Crusaders Hire Marketing Manager
The Sherwood Park Crusaders are pleased to announce the hiring of Rhonda Duncan as the team’s Marketing Manager. Rhonda has been involved with the Crusaders for the past five years in...

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Kings Qualify for RBC Cup, Western Canada Cup Concludes
The Dauphin Kings are heading to the RBC Cup following a 4-3 victory over the Spruce Grove Saints Sunday evening at the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup. Dauphin grabbed the...

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Saints Season Comes to An End at the Western Canada Cup
Spruce Grove Saints (3-3) vs. Dauphin Kings (4-2) The RBC Cup will not be coming back to Alberta after the Saints couldn’t hold a 3-1 third period lead and lost 4-3...

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Terriers Win Western Canada Cup, Saints Play for RBC Cup Berth
The Yorkton Terriers are the first team through to the RBC Cup after they beat the host Dauphin Kings 5-4 Saturday night in the Western Canada Cup Championship game. It was...

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Saints Come Back to Win and Advance at Western Canada Cup
Spruce Grove Saints (3-2) vs. Coquitlam Express (2-3) Just like Thursday it`s win or go home on Saturday afternoon for the Spruce Grove Saints as they took on the BCHL champion...

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Western Canada Cup Awards, Chorneyko Named to All Tournament Team
The 2014 Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup named it's award winners Friday evening at the Parkland Rec Complex in Dauphin. Here are the winners: Most Valuable Player Brent Wold - Dauphin Kings Wold...

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'50 Stories of 50 Years' - Presented by Kal-Tire: Stan Weir
Stan Weir Robb Hunter speaks with Ponoka Stampeders and NHL alumnus Stan Weir. Listen Now
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Trey Phillips Selected As Finalist for CJHL MVP
CALGARY, Alberta – The Canadian Junior Hockey League is pleased to announce the six finalists for the 2014 CJHL Most Valuable Player Award.  The MVP honour will be awarded to...

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The AJHL This Week - May 2, 2014
Robb Hunter chats with CJHL Rookie of the Year Nominee Chris Gerrie from the Olds Grizzlys.  In the second half of the show, Jeff Henson talks to Grizzlys alumnus John...

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​Grande Prairie Storm Release Head Coach
The Grande Prairie Storm have today relieved Head Coach Matt Hughes of his duties. The Grande Prairie Storm would like to thank Mr. Hughes for his contributions to the organization, and...

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Saints Secure Playoff Spot at Western Canada Cup
Spruce Grove Saints (2-2) vs. Winnipeg Blues (1-3) For the Spruce Grove Saints it was a win and you are in, lose and you are out, and the Saints are moving...

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Western Canada Cup Daily Recap - May 1
The host committee of the 2014 Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup couldn’t have asked for much better, a final that will see two highway rivals square off for the...

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Mitch Deacon Commits to Nipissing University
The Whitecourt Wolverines are proud to announce that Mitch Deacon has committed to Nipissing University for the 2014/15 season. Deacon a 6’1, 172lbs power forward appeared in 53 games in the...

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Tanner Jaillet Named As Finalist for CJHL Top Goaltender Award
CALGARY, Alberta - The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced today the five finalists for the 2014 Top Goaltender Award. The award will recognize the most outstanding goaltender in the CJHL...

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