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News for March 2016
2016 AJHL Division Finals Preview
With seven of the first 10 series in the 2016 Gas Drive Alberta Junior Hockey League Playoffs finishing with sweeps, the first month of the post-season has rolled on smoothly,...

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Brooks, AB Submits Bid to Host 2018 RBC Cup
The Brooks 2018 RBC Cup Bid Committee has officially submitted its bid for the community of Brooks, Alberta to host the 2018 RBC Cup national championship tournament, it was confirmed...

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AJHL Announces All-League and All-Rookie Teams
The Alberta Junior Hockey League today announced the 2015-2016 AJHL All-League and All-Rookie teams.  The selections for each team were determined through voting by the AJHL General Managers and Coaches. Pontiacs...

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Greg Moro Commits to Clarkson University
The Lloydminster Bobcats are thrilled to announce that 1995-born defenceman Greg Moro has committed to Clarkson University to compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Hockey beginning in...

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Mitchell Commits to University of Denver
The Spruce Grove Saints are proud to announce that 17 year old Ian Mitchell has committed to play for the University of Denver.  The University of Denver Pioneers are a...

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Oilers Playoff Run Cut Short by the Kodiaks
The Oilers season has come to an end after the Camrose Kodiaks beat them 4 to 2 in last nights battle. The Oilers trailed the whole game until they made a...

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Schedule Set for 2016 AJHL Division Finals
The Spruce Grove Saints (1) and Lloydminster Bobcats (3) will face off in the Viterra AJHL North Division Final and the Brooks Bandits (1) will meet the Camrose Kodiaks (2)...

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Three AJHL Alum Win Div III Crown with Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Evan Dixon was on the wrong side of the NCAA Division III men's ice hockey national championship game two years in a row. As a senior, the Wisconsin-Stevens Point captain...

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Oilers Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
The Okotoks Oilers aren’t going away quietly. Tanner Laderoute’s powerplay marker late in the third period was enough to keep Okotoks’ playoff hopes alive as it staved off elimination in a...

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Cam Gotaas Commits to MacEwan University
The Camrose Kodiaks of the AJHL are pleased to announce that Cam Gotaas (95) Forward, has committed to MacEwan University in Edmonton.  Kodiaks GM / Coach Boris Rybalka stated, “Cam came...

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Saints Shut Out Crusaders to Advance to North Final
The Sherwood Park Crusaders will once again be looking towards the next Alberta Junior Hockey League season after losing to the Spruce Grove Saints for the fourth year in a...

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Bobcats Sweep Second Round Series
The Lloydminster Bobcats advance to the Alberta Junior Hockey League's North Division finals following a series sweep against the Whitecourt Wolverines, which concluded tonight at the Centennial Civic Centre. Prior the...

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Kodiaks Put Oilers on the Ropes
A slow start has the Okotoks Oilers’ playoff hopes running out of time. The Camrose Kodiaks scored on three of its first five shots and held off a later surge to...

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Bandits Complete Division Semifinal Sweep in Canmore
BROOKS, AB – Parker Foo (Edmonton, AB) had two goals, while Garret Hughson (Foremost, AB) became just the tenth goaltender in Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) history to record three...

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Bobcats Take Three Game Series Lead
The Lloydminster Bobcats have a three game to nothing lead in the best-of-seven Alberta Junior Hockey League second round series against the Whitecourt Wolverines after tonight’s 7-2 victory at the...

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Saints Notch Third Straight Win in Series with Crusaders
The Sherwood Park Crusaders find themselves on the brink of elimination following a nasty 7-3 loss to the the rival Spruce Grove Saints on Monday night. The result at Sherwood Park...

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Eagles Facing Elimination After Another Loss to Bandits
The Canmore Eagles have been pushed to the brink. On Tuesday night, they will need a Herculean effort to stave off the end of their season. The Brooks Bandits recorded a...

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Oilers Coming Home Down 2-0 In Series With Kodiaks
The Okotoks Oilers return home with a pair of losses to open up their South Division Semi Finals with the Camrose Kodiaks. Camrose was able to come away with 4-1 and...

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Makar Receives Dick White Trophy as AJHL Rookie of the Year
Cale Makar (Brooks Bandits) was presented with the Dick White Trophy as AJHL Rookie of the Year on Friday night in Brooks.  The 17 year old defenceman was second in...

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2015-2016 Saints Presented with League Awards
On Friday night, the Spruce Grove Saints opened their 2016 Gas Drive AJHL Playoffs in the Division Semi-Final series versus Sherwood Park.  Prior to the game, AJHL Vice-President Fran Gow...

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Cats Take Another One in Whitecourt
After surviving an early push from the Whitecourt Wolverines, the Lloydminster Bobcats were able to build up a 3-0 lead over the course of 18:48 en route to a 5-2...

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Saints Jump to 2-0 Lead in Playoff Series with Crusaders
If the Sherwood Park Crusaders want to have any hope of knocking off the defending Alberta Junior Hockey League champion Spruce Grove Saints, they need to stay out of the...

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Eagles Shut Out Again by Bandits
The Canmore Eagles are coming home looking for a change in fortune. The hometown Bandits recorded a 4-0 win on Saturday night and grabbed a 2-0 lead over the visiting Eagles...

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14 AJHL Alumni Win ACAC Title with Perfect 36-0 NAIT Ooks
For the second time in 51 seasons, the NAIT Ooks won all their regular and post-season games.  The majority of the 2015-2016 Championship roster was filled with AJHL alumni, 14...

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Playoff Opener Sees Bandits Down Canmore 8-0
Dylan McCrory (Kirkland, PQ) scored the game-winning goal just 18 seconds in, as the Brooks Bandits won Game 1 of their Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) South Division Semi-Final playoff...

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Saints Dominate Crusaders in Opener
The Spruce Grove Saints made quite a statement to open their 2016 Alberta Junior Hockey League championship run. After receiving a first-round bye in the playoffs, the defending AJHL champions cruised...

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Oilers & Kodiaks Kick Off Semi-Finals Saturday
One half of the AJHL's South Division semi-finals kicks off Saturday night as the Okotoks Oilers look to keep reeling off their 1st round sweep of the Calgary Canucks against...

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2016 Gas Drive AJHL Playoff Bracket
The 2016 Gas Drive AJHL Playoffs and Road to the RBC Cup in Lloydminster, AB is underway!  Follow the game results and nightly updates as we move to crown an...

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South Division Preview - Division Semi-Finals
Canmore Eagles (4) vs Brooks Bandits (1) By the time the puck drops for this second round series, the Brooks Bandits won't have played a game in 13 days. For the...

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North Division Preview - Division Semi-Finals
(1) Spruce Grove Saints vs. (5) Sherwood Park Crusaders Season series: Spruce Grove went 4-1-1 against Sherwood Park in the regular season. Fans of the playoff battle from the past three...

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Bobcats to Bring Work Boots in Round 2
In order to get past their second round playoff opponent, the Lloydminster Bobcats will need to take care of the smaller details of the game and come ready with their...

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Oilers & Kodiaks Ready For Round 2
Both teams breezed through their 1st round playoff match-ups but for most followers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League and fan for the Okotoks Oilers and Camrose Kodiaks, the South...

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Bandits GM Not Lulled into False Sense of Security by Eagles Record
Fans of the Brooks Bandits have had enough with twiddling their thumbs over the past few weeks. Sure, they got to see their beloved Bandits finish up the Alberta Junior Hockey...

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Saints Marching In... Again
To be the best, you have to beat the best. It is something that the Sherwood Park Crusaders know all too painfully well. For the fourth consecutive year, the Crusaders have the...

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Lauber Commits to Liberty University
The Drumheller Dragons Hockey Club is proud to announce that '97 born defenseman Chaydan Lauber has committed to Liberty University. Chaydan Lauber, a 6-foot, 2-inch tall, 220-pound defenseman for the Drumheller...

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Dylan McCrory Commits to Bemidji State
BROOKS, AB – The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are ecstatic to announce that 1995-born forward Dylan McCrory (Kirkland, PQ) has committed to attend and play...

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Morrison to MacEwan University
The Camrose Kodiaks of the AJHL are pleased to announce that defenceman Tyler Morrison (95) has committed to MacEwan University in Edmonton. Tyler is a dynamic player who will be a...

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The AJHL This Week: Division Semi-Finals Preview
Co-hosts Tim Ellis and Robb Hunter preview the 2016 Division Semi-Finals with Kodiaks Head Coach Boris Rybalka and Wolverines Head Coach Joey Bouchard.   Listen Now
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Traditional Foes Renew Playoff Rivalry
It’s been too long since these traditional rivals locked horns in the second season. The long-time foes Okotoks Oilers and Camrose Kodiaks open the latest chapter of their sporting enmity when...

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Bandits and Eagles Open Series Friday
BROOKS, AB – The Brooks Bandits will open their 2016 Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) playoff campaign at home this coming Friday, March 18th, the AJHL has announced. The full schedule...

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Eagles and Crusaders Advance to Division Semi Finals
A strong performance from the Canmore Eagles on Monday night has the team heading to the next round of the AJHL playoffs.  Canmore scored a 6-1 victory over the hometown...

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Colton Parayko - The Quiet Calder Trophy Candidate
As a Hall of Famer who won almost everything the sport had to offer, perhaps Al MacInnis should be given an honorary vote in the league’s annual award balloting. And if...

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The AJHL on TSN Radio
Join Dean Millard and Guy Flaming each week for an in-depth examination of the top hockey prospects coming down the pipe on...The Pipeline Show!  Every Tuesday, Taylor Medak joins the...

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Game 4 Set for Tonight in Sherwood Park and Drumheller
The Sherwood Park Crusaders were unable to complete the sweep in Game Three of the Best of Five Viterra North Division Quarter Final Sunday night against the Bonnyville Pontiacs, losing...

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Kodiaks, Oilers, Wolverines and Bobcats Advance
The Battle of the Bears ended on Sunday night as the Kodiaks completed a series sweep of the Grizzlys in a commanding 7-2 win.  Forwards Paul Lovsin and Cole McBride...

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Tyler Dea Awarded Gas Drive Scholarship
Fort McMurray Oil Barons Team Captain Tyler Dea is the recipient of the 2016 Gas AJHL Drive Scholarship.  Dea was presented the annual scholarship in a ceremony prior to Sunday’s...

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Crusaders TV: Coaches Corner
Taylor Medak checks in with Crusaders GM and Head Coach Tim Fragle to put a cap on the 2015-16 Regular Season.  The Crusaders finished 39-19-2 on the year with 80...

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Letourneau Commits to Bowling Green University
Whitecourt, AB - The Whitecourt Wolverines are proud to announce that 19-year-old forward Frederic Letourneau has committed to Bowling Green University (NCAA Div. I) beginning in the 2016/2017 season. The Boucherville,...

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Viterra AJHL Volunteer Profile - Ryan Steinke, Whitecourt Wolverines
The Alberta Junior Hockey League and Viterra are proud to recognize one volunteer from each member team through the Viterra AJHL Volunteer Profile during the 2015-2016 season.   At the end...

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The AJHL This Week: Round One Preview
On this edition of The AJHL This Week, Co-Hosts Robb Hunter and Galen Hartviksen preview the opening round of the 2016 Gas Drive AJHL Playoffs. Listen Now
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Kodiaks Jake Dube Awarded Stewy Stewart Memorial Trophy
(Photo Credit: Pro Sports Photography) Camrose Kodiaks defenceman Jake Dube is the recipient of the 2016 Stewy Stewart Memorial Award.  AJHL Chairman Greg Wood presented the award to Jake Dube prior...

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Former Canuck Cade Owad Wins National Championship
Cade Owad, freshman forward for the Lindenwwood Lions, wins first National Championship as Lindenwood University downs M1 Iowa State University, 2-1. M1 Lindenwood University kept M1 Iowa State University's goalie busy...

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4 on 4 Tournament is Back - April 22 & 23
You are never too old to be drafted … Always wished you had made the big league? Well now is your chance.  Come out and join the Okotoks Oilers for their 3rd...

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Canucks Logan Drackett Captures 2016 Viterra Cup
Goaltender Logan Drackett has captured the 2016 Viterra Cup after winning the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award 14 times during the 2015-2016 AJHL regular season.  The Canucks goaltender...

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AJHL North Division Playoff Preview
The 2016 Gas Drive AJHL Playoffs begin Thursday across the Alberta Junior Hockey League.  Here is a quick look at the North Division match-ups. (2) Whitecourt Wolverines vs. (7) Fort McMurray...

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AJHL South Division Playoff Preview
Camrose Kodiaks (2) vs. Olds Grizzlys (7) Heading into the playoffs, the Olds Grizzlys have lost their last 18 straight games. The last team the Grizzlys defeated, back on Jan. 22,...

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Saints Capture Dave Duchak Trophy and Top Team Goaltender Award
The Spruce Grove Saints have captured the Dave Duchak Trophy as the AJHL regular Season Champions for a third consecutive season.  The Saints completed the regular season on Sunday afternoon...

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Grizzlys Wyatt Noskey Wins AJHL Scoring Race
The winner of the Ernie Love Trophy as AJHL Scoring Champion for 2015-2016 is Wyatt Noskey of the Olds Grizzlys.  Noskey scored 29 goals, 54 assists and 83 points in...

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Canalta Hotels Player of the Week & AB Ford Dealers Goalie of the Week
The final Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week for the 2015-2016 season is Grande Prairie Storm forward Luke Mahura.  The four year veteran closed out his AJHL career with...

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2016 AJHL Playoffs: Round One Schedule
The following dates and times have been confirmed for Round One of the Gas Drive AJHL Playoffs. View 2016 Gas Drive AJHL Playoff Bracket Round One Home Dates & Times - South...

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Final Pointstreak CJHL Top 20 Weekly Rankings
CALGARY, Alberta – As we start into playoffs this week for all leagues in the CJHL, the defending RBC Cup Champions Portage Terriers chose a perfect time for a 20-game...

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Two AJHL Alumni Named to SUNYAC All Rookie Team
The 2015-16 SUNYAC All-Rookie Team was announced Friday and includes two AJHL Alumni.  Defenceman Connor Bass (Calgary Mustangs, Olds Grizzlys / Brockport) and goaltender Devin MacDonald (Camrose Kodiaks / Geneseo)...

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UHWK and AJHL to Host POV Hockey Game
Kitchener, ON — UHWK (www.uhwk.com) a sports technology start-up company, announced today the use of their wearable video camera, the UHWK Show, in a hockey game with the Alberta Junior...

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AJHL Preview: Final Regular Season Weekend
Just 12 games remain in the 2015-16 Alberta Junior Hockey League season, with three of the six first round playoff matchups in the 2016 AJHL Gas Drive Cup yet to...

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The AJHL This Week - March 4, 2016
Trevor Redden chats with Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month, Tyler Maltby of the Sherwood Park Crusaders, about his recent recognition.  Robb Hunter and Andrew Peard preview the...

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Hayden Dawes Voted ECAC Rookie of the Year, Alumni Voted to All-Conference Teams
DANBURY, Conn. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men’s West Hockey League announced its yearly awards and all-conference teams. Hobart College, the top seed in the 2016 ECAC Men’s West...

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NHLer Clint Malarchuk in Drayton Valley as Mental Health Advocate
NHLer Clint Malarchuk made a guest appearance at the Drayton Valley Thunder's final league game of the 2015-2016 AJHL season. Clint started out the evening by dropping the puck  to...

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Canucks Fan & Alumni Appreciation Night
The Canucks would like to thank all those who have supported us over the course of the season! Come out to our game Saturday, March 5, 2016 for fan &...

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Viterra AJHL Volunteer Profile - Evelyn Yaceyko, Spruce Grove Saints
The Alberta Junior Hockey League and Viterra are proud to recognize one volunteer from each member team through the Viterra AJHL Volunteer Profile during the 2015-2016 season.   At the end...

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Crusaders Tyler Maltby Named Alberta Ford Dealers Player of the Month
The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month for the final month of the AJHL regular season is Tyler Maltby of the Sherwood Park Crusaders.   The 19 year-old forward...

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896 CJHL Alumni Playing in Professional Leagues
Calgary, Alberta – The annual review of team rosters in professional and major junior hockey shows that 896 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) alumni are currently playing in the National...

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