April 21st, 2018

Local Sports

Midget AA Canes end the season with silver

By Woodard, Dale on April 3rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricane Hounds wrapped up their season with a hockey provincial medal. The Hurricanes headed to Spruce Grove for provincials and took home the silver medal losing 5-2 in the gold medal game Sunday to the host Spruce Grove PAC Saints. Lethbridge went 3-1 in the round-robin, defeating the Calgary ... Read More »

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Hurricanes forward given one-game suspension

By Woodard, Dale on April 3rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes will start their second round series against the Brandon Wheat Kings without Zane Franklin. The Hurricanes forward was handed a one-game suspension by the Western Hockey League Monday for an interference major and game misconduct penalty following Franklin’s hit on Red Deer Rebel Kristian Reichel during Game 5 of the ... Read More »

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Skinner and the Broncos advance

By Woodard, Dale on April 3rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Swift Current Broncos avoided an early exit in the Western Hockey League post season. The Broncos edged the Regina Pats 3-2 in Game 7 of the team’s opening round series Monday night in Swift Current to take the series 4-3 and eliminate this year’s Memorial Cup hosts. Former Lethbridge Hurricane goaltender Stuart ... Read More »

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Midget Hurricanes win AMHL title in deciding game

By Lethbridge Herald on April 2nd, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com For the first time provincial champions, it was a thrill. For the repeat winners, it never gets old. The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes captured this year’s Alberta Midget Hockey League title thanks to a 6-1 win over the Edmonton Knights of Columbus Pats in the fifth-and-final game of the series ... Read More »

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Copperheads go 1-1-1 at provincials

By Woodard, Dale on April 2nd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads fell just short of the semifinal at the Alberta Junior B Provincials in Fort St. John, B.C. The Copperheads skated to a 1-1 tie with the eventual gold medallist Wainwright Bisons during round-robin action Saturday morning to finish 1-1-1. That left Coaldale just behind the 2-1 Wetaskiwin Icemen – who ... Read More »

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Canes headed to round two

By Woodard, Dale on April 2nd, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In ever-so-slightly adrenaline-pumping fashion, the Lethbridge Hurricanes are second-round bound in the Western Hockey League playoffs. The Hurricanes defeated the Red Deer Rebels 6-4 in Game 5 of the teams’ opening round WHL playoff series Saturday night at the Enmax Centre to take the series 4-1 and head to round ... Read More »

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Judo athletes mine medals

By Woodard, Dale on April 2nd, 2018

Lethbridge Members of the Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club won some medals overseas on Saturday. Competing at Sportif International in London, the locals won eight medals in a competition that wrapped up Sunday. In the U21 division, Mckenzie Morgan won gold in the U81kg division, while Brae Booth took silver in the U70kg category. Anthony Henry ... Read More »

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Copperheads edged by Icemen

By Woodard, Dale on March 31st, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads lost a wild game during the second game of the Alberta Junior B Provincials Friday afternoon in Fort St. John, B.C. The Copperheads were edged 8-7 by the Wetaskiwin Icemen to move to 1-1 on the weekend. In a game where both teams lit into each other with seven goals ... Read More »

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Midget Canes force Game 5

By Woodard, Dale on March 31st, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes have forced the winner-take-all game of the Alberta Midget Hockey League final. The Hurricanes defeated the Edmonton Knights of Columbus Pats 5-2 during Game 4 of the AMHL championship series Wednesday night in Edmonton. With the win, the Canes tie the best-of-five series at 2-2 and set the ... Read More »

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Matthews lifts Leafs past Islanders

By Woodard, Dale on March 31st, 2018

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – NEW YORK With the score tied late in the third period, Auston Matthews saw an opening and got himself in position. And when he got the puck from William Nylander, he was able to knock in the winning goal. Matthews deflected Nylander’s pass in front with just under four minutes remaining ... Read More »

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Hurricanes look to advance tonight

By Woodard, Dale on March 31st, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes look to get second-round bound tonight. After missing the chance to hand the Red Deer Rebels the sweep during Game 4 of the teams’ opening-round Western Hockey League series Wednesday night in Red Deer, the Hurricanes will take another shot at closing out the series when Game 5 hits the ... Read More »

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