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MBCI SPARTANS BASKETBALL PROGRAMS DO WELL ON THE WEEKEND.

MBCI JV Boys won big in there first game at the MacGregor Invitational beating Carberry Collegiate 85-31. The win puts them in the semi-finals against the Gimli Lakers. MBCI would win their game and punch their way to the finals against The William Morton Warriors.

The Spartans would beat the warriors 73-42 and win the MadGregor Invitational.
Congratulations JV Boys!!

 

MBCI JV Girls Traveled to Carman for the Carman JV Girls 2020 Invitational Tournament.

They started off the tournament with a win against Green Valley 36-13. They would make their way to the semi finals against the Stonewall Rams. Stonewall would get the better of the Spartans and the Spartans would have to play the bronze medal game against Northlands Parkway Nighthawks. MBCI would get the win and win the bronze medal by a score of 40-30.

Congratulations JV Girls

 

Mbci varsity boys team traveled to Dauphin for the DRCSS Invitational Tournament.

MBCI would start the tournament with a win against the Goose Lake High School Raiders by a score of 87-41. They would enter the semifinals against The Morden Thunder. But Morden would best the Spartans by a score of 69-54. With the loss MBCI would face the Helen Betty Osborn Huskies in the bronze medal game. The Spartans would beat the huskies and WIN the bronze medal by a score of 59-43 in a close matchup.

Congratulations Varsity Boys!!!

 

MBCI Varsity Girls played hard all weekend in Creighton and were named consolation champs. 

 

Photo Credit: The Pas and Area Basketball Association

OCN BLIZZARD LOSE 2 ON THE WEEKEND. BUSY SCHEDULE AHEAD THIS WEEK.

THE OCN BLIZZARD HAVE A BUSY SCHEDULE THIS WEEK.

THE BLIZZARD ARE COMING OFF A COUPLE OF LOSSES THIS PAST WEEKEND

FRIDAY THEY TRAVELED TO NEEPAWA TO FACE THE NATIVES AT THE YELLOW HEAD CENTER.

THE NATIVES WOULD OPEN THE SCORING IN THE 1ST PERIOD AND WOULD TAKE A 1-0 LEAD INTO THE SECOND PERIOD.

THE BLIZZARD WOULD FIND THE BACK OF THE NET AT 13:49 INTO THE SECOND PERIOD ON A GOAL FROM ROOKIE ASHTON ROMANIUK WITH HELPERS FROM TOBAIS COMMANDA-ODJICK AND SAM WILLITS.

THE NATIVES WOULD SCORE 3 MORE IN THE 3RD PERIOD WHICH INCLUDED A SHORT HANDED GOAL AND AN EMPTY NETTER. TO BEAT THE BLIZZARD 4-1.

 

THE BLIZZARD WOULD THEN HAVE A DAY OFF AND TRAVEL TO WINKLER TO FACE THE FLYERS ON SUNDAY NIGHT.

THE FLYERS WOULD OPEN THE SCORING 6:12 INTO THE 1ST PERIOD AND WOULD GET 2 AND LEAD THE BLIZZARD 2-0 AFTER THE 1ST PERIOD.

THE FLYERS WOULD START THE SCORING AGAIN IN THE SECOND PERIOD AND LEAD THE BLIZZARD 3-0 UNTIL AIDAN LITKE WOULD SCORE WITH LESS THAN 2 MINUTES TO GO IN THE SECOND AND THE FLYERS LED 3-1 HEADING INTO THE THIRD PERIOD.

THE 3RD PERIOD WAS ALL OCN BLIZZARD. AS THEY WOULD GET GOALS AT THE 3 MINUTE MARK FROM DUSTIN MOZDEN AND AT TE 4 MINUTE MARK FROM BOSTON BIRD. TO TIE THE GAME AND FORCE OVERTIME.

IN THE OVERTIME FRAME THE FLYERS WOULD SCORE AT JUST A MINUTE INTO THE FRAME AND BEAT THE BLIZZARD AND GIVE THEM THEIR 4TH OVERTIME LOSS BY A FINAL SCORE OF 4-3.

 

THE BLIZZARD ENTER THIS WEEK WITH A BUSY SCHEDULE AHEAD OF THEM. THEY PLAY THE DAUPHIN KINGS TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE GLMC, GAMETIME IS SET FOR 7PM.

THE BLIZZARD WILL PLAY THE SWAN VALLEY STAMPEEDERS AT 7PM WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AND THEN TRAVEL DOWN SOUTH TO STEINBACH TO FACE THE PISTONS FOR A 7:30PM MATCHUP FRIDAY NIGHT FROM THE T.G. SMITH CENTER IN STEINBACH. 

THE PAS HUSKIES (BLACK) CAPTURES THE GOLD AT THE 25TH ANNUAL A&W / FUNKY THREADZ NOVICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT.

THIS PAST WEEKEND SEEN SOME AWESOME NOVICE HOCKEY ACTION IN THE PAS.

THE A&W / FUNKY THREADZ 25TH ANNUAL NOVICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT SEEN 14 TEAMS IN ACTION AND IT WAS A TREAT FOR ALL THE PARENTS AND HUSKIES FANS IN ATTENDANCE.

THE PAS HUSKIES BLACK TEAM CAME OUT ON TOP TO WIN THE GOLD.

NORWAY HOUSE WAS IN 2ND WHILE THE SWAN RIVER CAPTURED THE BRONZE.

 

OCN STORM LOSE 2 ON THE ROAD TO NCN FLAMES

THIS WEEKEND BOTH MAJOR HOCKEY TEAMS WERE IN ACTION!

1ST THE OCN STORM TOOK TO THE ROAD NORTH TO FACE THE NCN FLAMES.

FRIDAY NIGHTS GAME WAS IN NELSON HOUSE AT THE GILBERT MCDONALD ARENA. 

THE STORM LOST THE 1ST GAME FRIDAY NIGHT BY A SCORE OF 7-5

THIS WOULD SET THE STAGE FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOONS GAME AT THE C.A. NESBIT ARENA IN THOMPSON. 

 

THE STORM WOULD PUT UP A GOOD FIGHT BUT FELL SHORT TO THE FLAMES ONCE AGAIN 6-3.

WITH THE 2 WINS THIS PUT THE FLAMES WITHIN ONE POINT BEHIND THE STORM FOR 1ST PLACE IN THE KJHL. WITH 25 POINTS,. THE STORM HAVE 26 POINTS. 
NEXT ACTION FOR THE STORM WILL BE THIS WEEKEND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WHEN THE CROSS LAKE ISLANDERS COME TO THE GLMC.

SATURDAYS GAME TIME IS 7:00PM.

SUNDAYS GAME TIME IS 1:30PM 

CJAR HAPPY TO ADD OCN STORM GAMES TO THE BROADCAST SEASON.

The OCN Storm Jr. B Hockey Club of the Keystone Junior Hockey League is happy to announce that we will be broadcasting a couple more OCN Storm games on CJAR Radio. 


We will have coach's comments before each game and player profiles during the intermissions as well.

 

We are excited to anounce that we will feature the Rogers Hometown Hockey Game in Peguis on February 29th and March 1st of 2020. 

 

https://www.hometownhockey.com/en/peguisfirstnations/

 

 

 

THE OCN BLIZZARD PICK UP A LOSS IN SWAN RIVER AGAINST THE SWAN VALLEY STAMPEEDERS

The Ocn Blizzard had a tough time in Swan River last night as they travelled to Swan to face the Stampeeders

 

The Blizzard had goals from newcomers Aiden Litke and Jaxon Blight.

 

Swan Valley would score four goals in the opening frame en-route to a 7-3 win on home ice. Ryley Lanthier opened the scoring 2:33 into tonight’s contest, picking up his third as a Stampeder. Recent call up for the OCN Blizzard, Aiden Litke, would tie the game just under three minutes later. Luke Beerman would respond for Swan Valley, scoring his 12th of the year on the power play at 8:18 of the opening frame. Lane Kirk and Frazer Dodd would help setup Tommy Cardinal, who scored his 12th of the year at 16:48. Daunte Fortner would score his fourth of the year with 1:01 left in the first period, and the Stampeders would head to the dressing room up 4-1, and 18-5 in the shot department.

Josh Maucieri, , would grab a loose puck and wire one past Zack Cloutier at 3:37 of the second period, scoring his fourth of the year. Frazer Dodd scored his 14th of year as he sent a weak shot on goal that handcuffed Cloutier 8:34 into the middle frame. Jaxon Blight responded less than a minute and a half later, beating Mikael Foucher for his first of the year. 19-year-old Nathan Carl picked up a loose puck and skated in all alone scoring on a short handed breakaway at 17:57.

A scoreless third period would allow the Stampeders to claim their 23rd win of the season. Tonight’s win on home ice increased their win streak to five games, and their point streak to eight games.

 

Next game for the Blizzard is his Friday in The Past for a neutral site game against the Portage Terriers 

Game time from the Roy H Johnston arena is set for 7pm. 

We will have the game for you on CJAR....

With the Great North GM Pre Game Show at 6:45pm
Puck Drop : 7:00pm

OCN BLIZZARD WITH A BUSY WEEK AHEAD.

The OCN Blizzard have a couple of big games coming up this week. 

With a split this past weekend with the Neepawa Natives at home this past weekend at the GLMC the Blizzard look good heading into 3 games before th Christmas Break. 

Friday night the Blizzard would force Neepawa into a shoot out to win 4-3. 

Saturday night the Blizzard would force overtime only to fall short in a heartbreaker against the Natives losing 4-3. 

 

The Blizzard will face off against the Swan Valley Stampeeders tomorrow night in Swan River. Gametime is set for 7:30pm

 

The Blizzard will face the Portage Terriers on Friday Night, A neuteral site game which will be at the Roy H. Johnston Arena in The Pas. 

 

 

The Blizzard currently sit in 10th place in the MJHL

 

 

The OCN Blizzard have called up 2003- born forward Aidan Litke from Rink Hockey Academy. Litke will make his debut tomorrow night when the Blizzard face off against the Swan Valley Stampeeders 

 

 

Photo Credit: Kelly Kocur Jacobson

 

BILL MCDONALD MEMORIAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MBCI SR VARSITY BOYS TEAM FOR WINNING THE BILL MCDONALD BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT THAT WAS HAPPENING IN THE PAS THIS PAST WEEKEND.

THE LADIES SR VARSITY GIRLS TEAM PLAYED HARD BUT PLACED 3RD IN THIER DIVISION.

THE SPARTAINS WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THE TEAMS THAT TOOK PART IN THE TOURNAMENT.

 

BILL MCDONALD BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TO HAPPEN IN THE PAS THIS WEEKEND!!

THE 8TH ANNUAL BILL MC DONALD BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT WILL BE HAPPENING THURSDAY DECEMBER 12TH AT UCN GYM, MBCI GYM AND OSCAR LATHLIN COLLEGIATE GYM. 

SIX HIGH SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS TEAMS FROM NORTHERN MANITOBA WILL BE TAKING PART IN THIS TOURNAMENT. 

 

OPENING CEREMONIES WILL BE AT THE MBCI GYM AT 6:30PM FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13TH. 

THERE WILL BE A SKILLS NIGHT ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 13TH AT 7PM AT THE MBCI GYM. 

 

THE RORATY CLUB OF THE PAS WILL BE HANDING OUT $1000.00 BURSARIES FOR THE WINNING BOYS AND GIRLS TEAMS. 

 

CLOSING CEREMONIES WILL BE WILL BE ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT 6:30PM AT THE MBCI GYM. 

 

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE FOR SOME GREAT BASKETBALL ACTION!!!!

 

MBCI JV AND SR. VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL SHINED THIS PAST WEEKEND.

THE MBCI BOYS JUNIOR VARSITY AND SR VARSITY BOYS TEAMS WERE IN BASKETBALL ACTION THIS WEEKEND

THE ST.ANNE LYNX JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL WAS THIS PAST WEEKEND. THEY STARTED OUT THE TOURNAMENT BEATING THE ST. NORBERT CELTICS 45-79 . THEY THEN WENT ON TO FACE THE NIVERVILLE PANTHERS AND BEAT THEM 56-41. AND THEN FACE THE SANFORD SABERS IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL. THE SPARTANS DOWNED THE SABERS 60-42. WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIP GOING UNDEFEATED IN THE TOURNAMENT.

 

THE SENIOR VARSITY BOYS WENT TO BEAUSEJOUR FOR THE ECOLE EDWARD SCHREYER BARONS EARLY BIRD VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.

THE SPARTANS WOULD LOOSE THEIR FIRST GAME OF THE TOURNAMENT 58-71.

AND THEN FALL INTO THE CONSOLATION BRACKET. THEY THEN FACED THE CHURCHILL BULLDOGS AND BEAT THEM 66-42. AND THEN BATTLED THE LORD SELKIRK ROYALS IN THE CONSOLATION FINALS AND HANDED THEM THE LOSS TO WIN THE CONSOLATION FINAL 61-34.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE BASKETBALL TEAMS THAT WERE IN ACTION THIS PAST WEEKEND!

 

photo credit: The Pas and Area Basketball Association

THE PAS HUSKIES SKATE WITH SANTA IS COMING UP!

Come and Join The Pas Huskies Atom 2nd Team in a Christmas Hockey Carnival!

Come play some carnival games, have a treat, take some photos with Santa and have fun. The OCN Blizzard will be helping with the stations, then join in on the Santa Skate!

Sunday December 15th At the Roy H Johnston Arena
12 PM-2 PM
$2.00 Admission for Kids
Adults are FREE
Children MUST be accompanied by an adult

OCN STORM WIN ONE AND LOSE ONE AT HOME THIS PAST WEEKEND.

THE OCN STORM HAD A 2 GAME HOME STAND AT THE GLMC THIS PAST WEEKEND.

THE NCN FLAMES WERE IN TOWN TO TAKE ON THE HOMETOWN STORM.

GAME 1 WAS SATURDAY NIGHT.

THE STORM WOULD FORCE OVERTIME BUT NOTHING WOULD FIND THE BACK OF THE NET AS THE GAME WOULD HEAD TO A SHOOT OUT.  KEITH MONIAS WOULD SCORE AT THE END OF THE SHOOT OUT TO WIN THE GAME FOR THE STORM,

GAME 2 WENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:30.

THE OCN STORM WERE CAUGHT FLAT FOOTED IN THE 1ST PERIOD AS THE NCN FLAMES WOULD

JUMP OUT TO A 6-0 LEAD.

THE STORM WOULD SURGE FOR 3 GOALS IN THE SECOND PERIOD . BUT IT WASN’T ENOUGH. THE FLAMES WOULD BEAT THE STORM WITH A FINAL SCORE OF  12-5…

BRYSON WERBIKI MALLET IS NOW TIED WITH THE SCORING LEAD RACE WITH PEGUIS’S TYROME SPENCE . BOTH WITH 41 POINTS SO FAR THIS SEASON. 

 

LISTEN TO THE WHOLE SHOOTOUT!!!! WITH RYAN SCHULTZ AND JEREMY HOHN.

2019 WESCANA CUP PEE WEE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!!

THE WESCANA PEE WEE HOCKEY CUP THIS PAST WEEKEND WAS A HUGE SUCCESS.

TEAMS FROM ALL OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA AND SASKATCHEWAN WERE PLAYING FOR THE PEE WEE CHAMPIONSHIP.

 

THE B SIDE FINAL FEATURED THE PAS HUSKIES AGAINST SWAN RIVER. SWAN RIVER WOULD WIN THE B-SIDE FINAL. WITH A SCORE OF 3-2

THE PAS HUSKIES WON THE CONSOLATION ON THE A1 GAME WITH THE LOSS TO SWAN RIVER.

 

AND THE WESCANA CUP CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL  FINAL FEATURED THOMPSON VS FLIN FLON. : FLIN FLON WOULD WIN THE WESCANA CUP WITH A FINAL SCORE OF 4-3. 

 

 

Photo Credit: Karen Hall 

2019 WESCANA CUP PEE WEE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!!

THE WESCANA PEE WEE HOCKEY CUP THIS PAST WEEKEND WAS A HUGE SUCCESS.

TEAMS FROM ALL OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA AND SASKATCHEWAN WERE PLAYING FOR THE PEE WEE CHAMPIONSHIP.

 

THE B SIDE FINAL FEATURED THE PAS HUSKIES AGAINST SWAN RIVER. SWAN RIVER WOULD WIN THE B-SIDE FINAL. WITH A SCORE OF 3-2

THE PAS HUSKIES WON THE CONSOLATION ON THE A1 GAME WITH THE LOSS TO SWAN RIVER.

 

AND THE WESCANA CUP CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL  FINAL FEATURED THOMPSON VS FLIN FLON. : FLIN FLON WOULD WIN THE WESCANA CUP WITH A FINAL SCORE OF 4-3. 

2019 Wescana Inn PeeWee Hockey Tournament All Set to Go THIS WEEKEND!!!

THE WESCANA INN  PEEWEE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT IS ALL SET TO GO NEXT WEEKEND AT THE ROY H. JOHNSTON ARENA IN THE PAS AND THE GORDON LATHLIN MEMORIAL CENTER IN OPASKWAYAK,. 

 

The Pas PeeWee Huskies are excited to announce that there will be 11 Teams in attendance. Please come out and show your support for The Pas & OCN Minor Hockey. 

 

The Tournament will be happening November 22nd-24th/2019

 Let's help them hear the fans in the stands!!


No Admission Fee, everyone welcome.

 

**BIG THANK YOU to our sponsor, the Wescana Inn for helping us make this event possible**

-The Pas Minor Hockey Huskies-

 

OCN BLIZZARD LOSE 2 AT HOME THIS PAST WEEKEND.

The OCN Blizzard were at home this past weekend for a couple of games Friday and Saturday night at the GLMC.

 

Game 1 Friday Seen the Selkirk Steelers come to town.

The Blizzard would fall to the Steelers and get shut out with a score of 4-0.

Goaltender Dannick Rodrigue would face 26 shots in this game in front of 236 faithful fans at the GLMC.

 

Game 2 was set for Saturday night as the Winkler Flyers came into town.

former Blizzard Carson Pawlenchuck would get a goal in his return to the GLMC to help the Flyers past the Blizzard 4-1. 

D-Man Darren Gisti would ad to his point total with one goal in the second period.

This game would feature The Pas Huskies Novice teams facing off during the intermission. Making it for a wonderful experience for the players and fans alike.

 

Next games for the Blizzard will be this Wednesday as they travel to Waywaysecappo to Battle the Wolverines and then a long weekend road trip with games Friday and Saturday night in Virden to face the Oil Capitals. and Sunday with a game in Neepawa.

All this weekends games can be heard on 102.9 CJAR.

 

Photo Credit : Kelly Kocur Jacobson

 

Full Blizzard Schedule : CLICK HERE

 

 

 

NORMAN NORTHSTARS A GREAT DRAW FOR FANS IN THE PAS / OCN.

This weekend featured a couple of games by the Norman North Stars AAA Under 18 hockey club in The Pas, and OCN as they took on the Parkland Rangers in a couple of back to back games.

Saturday Night the North Stars played well. coming out to a 1-0 lead in the 1st period on a goal by Dredyn Robinson on the Power Play.

The second period was a little more even. The North Stars came out with a goal 3 mins into the second by Captain Jordan Pfoh to make the score 2-0. Then the Parkland Rangers would get on the board to make it 2-1. Dredyn Robinson would ad a second power play goal to put the North Stars back up 2 goals. to make it 3-1. But the Rangers wouldn't be undone. as they would score with 2 mins left to go in the second to make the score 3-2 going into the second intermission.

The Parkland Rangers would even up the game 3-3 5 mins into the 3rd frame. On an ensuing power play. Captain Jordan Pfoh would add another power play goal to put the North Stars back in the lead 4-3. The Parkland Rangers would pull the goalie with 2 mins left in the 3rd and would capitalize on the extra attacker and even the score 4-4. which would send the game into overtime.

The Norman North Stars would get a couple of glorious chances into the overtime period. but the Parkland Rangers would once again capitalize on their chance and score at 1:56 into the overtime and beat the Norman North Stars 5-4 in Overtime.

 

Game 2 was Sunday Afternoon at the GLMC in Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

The 1st period would see no scoring by either team.

The second period was a tight frame as each team played each other very well. But the Parkland Rangers would draw 1st blood making the game 1-0 and the lone goal after the second period.

The Norman North Stars would get a power play chance to even the tilt. But the Parkland Rangers would score short handed making the score 2-0 after the Sunday Matinee game.

Next games for the Norman North Stars are this weekend as they return home to Thompson at the C.A. Nesbit Arena against the Southwest Cougars.

Check out their website for full details : https://www.normannorthstars.com/

OCN MINOR HOCKEY LOOKING FOR BOARD MEMBERS

Opakswayak Cree Nation Minor Hockey is looking for Board Members for the upcoming hockey season. 

The Annual General Meeting will be held at the GLMC on Wednesday Nov. the 15th, 6pm  in the Lobby.

Positions for the bard include:

-President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Director of Hockey Development, Referee in Chief, Equipment Manager, Registrar, Fundraising Co-Coordinator. 

All Parents and community member are encouraged to come out and vote and support minor hockey in OCN. 

For more Information contact Cynthia Young at (204) 627-7056 or (204) 978-0211

OCN BLIZZARD WITH HUGE WIN ON THE ROAD AGAINST THE WOLVERINES

The OCN Blizzard were victorious on the road. They traveled to Waywaysecappo to take.on the Wolverines. 

 

The Blizzard won with a score.of 8-2. Darren Gisti and Wes Dobbin had 2 goals each. 
 
Next action for the Blizzard is this weekend at the GLMC against The Virden Oil Capitals on Saturday. Game time is set for 7pm
 
The Blizzard will play on Sunday as well against the Dauphin Kings. Game time is 6pm.

OCN STORM WITH 2 BIG WINS AT HOME AGAINST PEGUIS.

THE OCN STORM WOULD HAVE AN AMAZING WEEKEND.

THEY WENT INTO THE WEEKEND WITH A COUPLE OF GAMES AGAINST THE PEGUIS JUNIORS AT HOME.

GAME ONE WENT SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE GLMC.

WHERE THE STORM WOULD WIN IN CONVINCING STYLE WITH A 8-4 WIN OVER THE JUNIORS.

TANNER BARBEAU WOULD HAVE 2 GOALS AND AN ASSIST IN THIS GAME FOR 3 POINTS AND TEAM LEADING BRYSON WERBIKI-MALLET WOULD HAVE 1 GOAL AND 2 ASSISTS .

GAME 2 WENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. PEGUIS WOULD LOOK FOR SOME REDEMPTION IN THE MATINEE GAME BUT THE STORM WOULD PICK UP THE WIN WITH A FINAL SCORE OF 6-5.

BRYSON WERBIKI-MALLET WOULD HAVE A GOAL AND 2 ASSISTS AND NOAH BUTLER WOULD HAVE A GOAL AND 3 ASSISTS IN THE WIN

 

WITH THE WIN THE STORM STILL SIT IN 1ST PLACE IN THE KJHL WITH 5 WINS AND 1 LOSS IN 6 GAMES.

NEXT ACTION FOR THE STORM IS THIS WEEKEND AS THEY TRAVEL TO CROSS LAKE TO FACE THE ISLANDERS. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

NORMAN NORTHSTARS TO PLAY A COUPLE OF GAMES IN THE PAS / OCN

The Manitoba Under 18 AAA Hockey League will come to The Pas and OCN for a couple of games this upcoming November.

Players from The Pas/ OCN and surrounding communities are well represented on the North Stars squad this year.

Come Check out some AAA Under 18 hockey action. These Guys are the future of hockey in Manitoba!

OCN BLIZZARD LOOSE 2 ON THE ROAD TO SELKIRK STEELERS THIS WEEKEND.

THE OCN BLIZZARD WENT INTO THIS WEEKENDS MATCHUPS AGAINST THE SELKIRK STEELERS ON A 2 GAME WINNING STREAK.

THEY WENT INTO SELKIRK SATURDAY NIGHT FLYING IN THE 1ST PERIOD SCORING 2 BACK TO BACK GOALS . COREY CHECCO PUT THEM ON THE BOARD 1ST AND THEN WES DOBBIN GOT THE SECOND ONE. AFTER THE 1ST PERIOD IT STOOD AT 2-0.

IN THE SECOND PERIOD THE BLIZZARD WOULD DRAW 1ST BLOOD AGAIN WITH ANOTHER GOAL FROM WES DOBBIN HIS 3RD OF THE SEASON FOR THE BLIZZARD.

THEN THE STEELERS WOULD TAKE CONTROL OF THE HOCKEY GAME HALFWAY THROUGH THE SECOND PERIOD.

THE STEELERS WOULD GET A GOAL FROM RILEY PORTNER, AND THEN BLAKE BURR TO MAKE THE GAME 3-2 AFTER THE SECOND PERIOD.

THE STEELERS WOULD AD ONE MORE GOAL IN THE 3RD PERIOD BY BRETT NAMAKA TO TIE THE GAME AND SEND IT INTO OVERTIME.

THE BLIZZARD CAME OUT IN THE 3 ON 3 OVERTIME FLYING . BUT THE STEELERS WOULD CAPITALIZE ON THEIR CHANCE AT 2:08 INTO THE OVERTIME FRAME ON A GOAL FROM BRETT NAMAKA AND THE STEELERS WOULD “STEAL” THIS ONE FROM THE BLIZZARD 4-3.

 

THE SECOND GAME OF THE BACK TO BACK SERIES WAS IN PEGUIS AT THE BEAUTIFUL NEW MULTIPLEX RECREATION FACILITY.

FROM THE START OF THE GAME THE BLIZZARD PLAYED WELL. ZAK CLOUTIER WOULD MAKE A BUNCH OF KEY SAVES FOR THE BLIZZARD BUT WAS FINALLY BEATEN AT 7:55 IN THE 1ST PERIOD. THE STEELERS WOULD TAKE THE 1-0 LEAD INTO THE SECOND PERIOD AND THEN THE BLIZZARD WOULD BE PENALIZED. THE ENSUING POWER PLAY WOULD PROVE TO BE BENEFICIAL FOR THE STEELERS AS BRETT NAMAKA WOULD SCORE TO MAKE IR 2-0 STEELERS.

THE BLIZZARD WOULD GET ON THE SCOREBOARD AND GET WITHIN ONE OF THE STEELERS ON A GOAL FROM SEQUOIA SWAN AT 15:00 INTO THE SECOND. THE STEELERS WOULD AD ONE MORE GOAL IN THE SECOND FRAME AND THEN ADD AN EMPTY NETTER IN THE 3RD TO SWEEP THE WEEKEND SERIES WITH A SCORE OF 4-1

WITH THE LOSS THE BLIZZARD FALL ONE SPOT BACK IN THE STANDINGS AT 9TH PLACE WITH 6 WINS AND 7 LOSSES AND ONE OVERTIME LOSS IN 14 GAMES.

 

THE BLIZZARD WILL LOOK TO GET BACK INTO THE WINNING COLUMN.

THE NEXT ACTION FOR THE OCN BLIZZARD IS THIS THURSDAY FOR A HALLOWEEN NIGHT GAME IN WAYWAYSECAPPO FOR A GAME AGAINST THE WOLVERINES.

WE WILL HAVE ALL THE ACTION FOR YOU ON 102.9 CJAR WITH THE PRE-GAME SHOW AT 7:15PM AND THE PUCK DROP SET FOR 7:30PM.

 

Photo Credit: Kelly Kocur Jacobson

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