Bandits edge PG to finish first in round robin

Photo credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images By Jason La Rose, Hockey Canada BROOKS, Alta. – Andrew Lucas scored the game-winning goal with just under 13 minutes to go in an eventual 3-1 win by the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) over the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) on Thursday night and a perfect preliminary-round record at the 2019 […]

National Junior A Championship preview

After eight months of regular-season and playoff hockey across the CJHL, the field of five teams is finally set for the 2019 National Junior A Championship, starting Saturday, May 11 at Centennial Regional Arena in Brooks, Alta. The five teams are: Pacific region champion: Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) West region champion: Portage Terriers (MJHL) […]

Spruce Kings retake Doyle Cup series lead

Patrick Cozzi scored twice and Logan Neaton made 25 saves in net as the Prince George Spruce Kings beat the Brooks Bandits 4-1 to take a 3-2 series lead in the Doyle Cup. Cozzi opened the scoring late in the first period, picking up a puck that bounced off the end boards and burying it […]

PG evens Doyle Cup with Game 4 win

After losing back-to-back games for the first time since January, the Prince George Spruce Kings answered back with a 3-1 win over the Brooks Bandits in Game 4 of the Doyle Cup to tie the series 2-2. Brooks came out strong in the first period, outshooting the Spruce Kings 8-4 and opening the scoring on […]

Spruce Kings, Bandits to play for Doyle Cup starting Friday

The BCHL-champion Prince George Spruce Kings will take on the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) champs the Brooks Bandits in the Doyle Cup starting Friday in Brooks. Normally this best-of-seven series decides who will represent the Pacific Region in the National Junior A Championship tournament (formerly known as the RBC Cup), but since Brooks is […]

CJHL Top-20 – Oct. 22

CALGARY, Alta. – Rolling right along, the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) have won 13 consecutive games and remain No. 1 once again in the latest version of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 weekly rankings. After a season-opening setback, the 2019 Canadian national Jr. A championship-hosts from Brooks have not tasted defeat since then. Another surging […]

RBC Cup squads set for battle

The final stage in the quest for Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) supremacy starts up Saturday in Cobourg, Ont. as the host Cougars welcome the Penticton Vees, Cobras de Terrebonne, Brooks Bandits and Trenton Golden Hawks. The Vees qualified for the national championship tournament as the second qualifier from the Western Canada Cup which they […]

Field all set for WCC in Penticton

PENTICTON, BC –The five team field for the 2017 Western Canada Cup, presented by Sun Life Financial, is set and it may just be the deepest one yet. The five teams competing in WCC are the host Penticton Vees, Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL), the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) champion Brooks Bandits, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey […]

CJHL Weekly Top 20

CALGARY, Alta. (Monday, Feb. 27, 2017) – As the regular season winds down  across the Canadian Junior Hockey League, its weekly Top 20 rankings announced Monday sees the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) maintaining their hold as No. 1 overall with no change as well between the second through sixth slotted clubs. BCHL: The regular season slate […]

CJHL Weekly Top 20

CALGARY, Alta. (Monday, Feb. 20, 2017) – The latest Canadian Junior Hockey League Top 20 rankings released Monday sees no change this week among the upper four clubs in the 132-team CJHL while the surging Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have joined the top five. Here’s a run-down of the leading squads and how they are […]