Hockey articles


Hockey concussions down in Pee Wee

  A recent study has revealed that a rule change is beneficial to peewee hockey players. Since the removal of hitting in the peewee league in 2013, concussions have dropped 64 per cent according to a University of Calgary study. Though the numbers are down, those involved in minor hockey are still not 100 per

The Coaldale Copperheads are currently in a battle with the Cochrane Generals to advance to the League Championship.

Copperheads all tied up in division final

The Coaldale Copperheads are in the midst of the Division Final of the Heritage Junior Hockey League. After reverse sweeping the Okotoks Bisons in the semi-finals, the team is hoping to continue the trend of upsetting teams ahead of them in the standings as they continue to battle the Cochrane Generals. The Generals finished first


Hurricanes hometown heroes return

The Lethbridge Hurricanes celebrated one of its most successful teams in franchise history. Last week the team celebrated the 1996/97 squad on being the only team to win the Western Hockey League (WHL) championship. It had been 20 years since the squad has gathered to celebrate their historical run all the way to the Memorial


Copperheads playoff push

Copperheads players salute the home fans at the Snake Pit in Coaldale.   The Coaldale Copperheads are heading into playoffs on a four game winning streak. The final regular season weekend of the Heritage Junior Hockey League left the Copperheads in a home and home series with the Strathmore Wheatland Kings and the Copperheads came

Zak Zborosky taking to the ice in the Hurricanes 6-5 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings.

New Hurricanes brewing a storm

The Lethbridge Hurricanes have had two weeks now to look at the pieces they picked up at the trade deadline, and they seem to be delivering. The Hurricanes added three players; Alec Baer, Matt Alfaro, and Zac Zborosky. Baer has been playing with the Vancouver Giants since he broke into the WHL in 2012, and


Skating to the front line

Coaldale Copperheads celebrate a goal against their rivals, the Cochrane Generals, on Oct. 22. The Coaldale Copperheads are once again in a battle for first in the Heritage Junior Hockey League. (HJHL) The team has only lost one game so far this year and currently sit tied with the Cochrane Generals at the top of

Callie Morris a University of Lethbridge student chases after the puck as Jason Allonby and Natasha Ruele get into play.

Sliding right into new season of hockey

Callie Morris, a University of Lethbridge student chases after the puck as Jason Allonby and Natasha Ruele get into play. As some of us prepare for the colder weather in the coming months we begin to get excited for lacing up the skates and playing hockey outside. Some people in the community use another option