Devin Tappenden’s stellar work between the pipes last month caught the attention of more than just frustrated opponents.
The Fort Frances Lakers’ goalie was named the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s second star of the month for February after going 8-0 with a 1.88 GAA and .927 save percentage.
A day after having a number of individuals in the spotlight, the Fort Frances Lakers reminded everybody they are the team to beat with the SIJHL post-season about to start.
Both Muskie hockey squads will be seeded in the top 10 when their respective OFSAA ‘AA’ hockey championships get underway next week.
The boys’ team—coming off a 14-1 regular season and a 4-0 march to the NorWOSSA title—received the fifth seed from the tournament selection committee for their provincial showdown March 18-21 in Burlington/Oakville.
The mission that lasted months was thwarted in a matter of seconds.
Fort Frances is out of the running for Kraft “Hockeyville” 2014 after the top 16 communities to advance to the first round of online voting were unveiled during “Hockey Night in Canada” on Saturday.
With the Winter Olympics in Sochi now history, it’s time for Special Olympics’ athletes to have their turn in the spotlight.
Special Olympics Ontario and Safeway once again are joining forces for the “People With Disabilities” campaign, which begins today and runs through March 21.
Today has been circled on the calendar of each member of the Fort Frances Canadians Midget ‘AA’ hockey team since the start of the season.
For them, it’s like Christmas in March.
The Canadians are hosting the 2014 Midget ‘AA’ Tournament of Champions this weekend, which will serve as the branch championship for Hockey Northwestern Ontario.
Everybody wants to be No. 1.
But out of more than 100 possible landing spots, No. 5 isn’t too shabby.
That will be the fate of the Fort Frances Lakers in terms of the Canadian Junior ‘A’ Hockey League top 20 rankings, the final edition of which was released Tuesday.
First place is up for grabs in the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League with the playoffs on the horizon.
Alliance used a five-point night last week to move into a tie for top spot with Scared Hitless at 71.
If that wasn’t crowded enough, Gillons’ Cougars are just one point behind in third with 70 after matching Scared Hitless’ four-point outing last Thursday.
With one night of registration left, Fort Frances Youth Soccer is prospering on some fronts but struggling on others.
FFYS spokesperson Catherine McGuire encouraged those players, coaches, and referees interested in signing up to attend tonight’s third and final registration from 6-8 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre.
Momentum definitely is in the Fort Frances Lakers’ corner at the moment.
The Lakers ran their winning streak to eight games Monday night with a 7-2 pounding of the host Wisconsin Wilderness to close out their regular-season road schedule.
“I thought we played a pretty good 60 minutes,” said Lakers’ head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan.