Road to redemption

Just over a month after the Cantonniers de Magog fell 5-1 to the Notre Dame Hounds and took home silver from the 2018 TELUS Cup, members of that team dominated the QMJHL Entry Draft. Two of the first five, three of the first 11 and seven of the first 25 selections in the draft were […]

Carving her future

The homemade products company, Caelyn’s Creations, was born out of Caelyn Parker’s desire to help her family during a difficult time. Several years ago, her mother, Heather Armstrong, received the diagnosis that she had Sjögren’s syndrome, a systemic autoimmune disease that can affect your entire body. She would no longer be able to work, and […]

The goalie whisperer

Anna Corfield, Teagan Preyma and Megan Warrener were not in a hurry to leave the Stoney Creek Sabres’ picture night. Corfield and Preyma, the netminders for the Atom AA team, wanted to savour the occasion and snapped photo after photo with Warrener, their mentor, in the Sabres’ dressing room. Over the 2018-19 season, the two […]

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Thunder Bay Kings

They didn’t get the regional title they wanted, but the confidence the Thunder Bay Kings gained might be just as important when they welcome the best in the nation to northwestern Ontario. Already assured of a place at the TELUS Cup as host team, the West Regional was little more than a warm-up for the […]

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Tisdale Trojans

There’s no place like home. The Tisdale Trojans proved that this season, riding home-ice advantage all the way to the TELUS Cup. It’s the first time the Trojans will step on the ice at Canada’s National Midget Championship since they won the national title in 2002, beating the Dartmouth Subways and a 14-year-old Sidney Crosby […]

Teams set for 2019 TELUS Cup

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Kings will welcome five regional champions to the 2019 TELUS Cup, Canada’s 46th National Midget Championship, set for April 22-28. The Kings and five regional champions – the Halifax Macs (Atlantic), Toronto Young Nationals (Central), Cantonniers de Magog (Quebec), Calgary Buffaloes (Pacific) and Tisdale Trojans (West) – will […]

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Halifax Macs

Through most of their run to the 2019 TELUS Cup, the Halifax Macs’ game plan was pretty darn simple. Score, score and score some more. And it worked. The Macs will play at Canada’s National Midget Championship for the sixth time on the back of an offence that averaged 4.61 goals per game during the […]

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: Saskatoon Stars

They earned bronze in 2015, finished fourth in 2016 and settled for a silver medal in 2018. Now the Saskatoon Stars are hoping it will finally be their time to be the best at the Esso Cup. Thirteen players who were part of the heartbreaking 2-1 loss to St. Albert in the gold medal game […]

Esso Cup field locked and loaded

A season that began with 92 teams has been narrowed down to six – the 2019 Esso Cup competitors have been officially finalized. The Sudbury Lady Wolves, Halifax Fire, Stoney Creek Sabres, St. Albert Slash, Saskatoon Stars and As de Québec have all secured the opportunity to compete at Canada’s National Female Midget Championship, which […]

Lacombe Generals win 111th Allan Cup

LACOMBE, Alta. – The host Lacombe Generals pulled away late in the third period to earn a 5-2 victory over the Innisfail Eagles on Saturday night and win the Allan Cup, Canada’s National Senior Championship, for the fourth time in 11 years. The Generals also won the national title in 2009, 2013 and 2016, all […]