Burning bright on the steps of the Alberta Legislature building, the Flame of Hope was lit and carried off on a course to cities across Alberta.
On May 16 at noon, Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) officers paired with Special Olympics athletes from Calgary, Camrose, Edmonton, Lacombe, St. Albert, Strathcona County and West Central, stood proudly to witness the torch lighting of the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on the steps of the Alberta Legislature signalling the start of the LETR Final Leg which will spread awareness for the 2017 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games taking place in Medicine Hat this summer.
 

Ty Mappin (Big Valley, AB) scored the overtime winner on a sensational diagonal pass from Dennis Cesana (Providence, RI) as the Brooks Bandits (2-0) came back from a 1-0 third period deficit to down the Penticton Vees (0-0-1) by a 2-1 score at the 2017 RBC Cup national championship tournament on Sunday afternoon.

The Brooks Bandits secured a spot in the Western Canada Cup playoff round with a penalty-filled 4-1 win over the Battlefords North Stars of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon.

Ty Mappin (Big Valley, AB) and Josh McKechney (Calgary, AB) scored in the final three minutes to force overtime, and Dennis Cesana (Providence, RI) had the shootout winner, as the Brooks Bandits (2-0) came back from a 3-1 third period deficit to down the Western Canada Cup host Penticton Vees by a 4-3 shootout score on Sunday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Team captain Nick Prkusic (Medicine Hat, AB) led the way with 2 goals and an assist, as the Brooks Bandits captured their second consecutive Gas Drive Cup, and their fourth Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) championship in franchise history, downing the Whitecourt Wolverines 4-1 in Game 4 on Tuesday night at the Scott Safety Centre.


Josh McKechney (Calgary, AB) had two goals, and became the AJHL’s leading playoff scorer, as the Brooks Bandits battled back from a 2-1 deficit to take Game 3 of the 2017 Gas Drive Cup Final by a 3-2 final score on Monday night at the Scott Safety Centre.

Brooks Bandits defenceman Cale Makar has been ranked 9th among all North American skaters for the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft, NHL Central Scouting announced today.

Trailing 2-1 heading into the third period, the Brooks Bandits scored five consecutive goals, downing the Okotoks Oilers 6-2 in Game 3 of the AJHL South Final and taking a 2 games to 1 lead in the best of seven series.

The Brooks Bandits saw two one-goal leads slip away Saturday night, as two late third period penalties for alleged diving and net-dislodging led to an Okotoks power-play game-tying goal, sending Game 2 of the AJHL South Final to overtime where Jordan Xavier (Calgary, AB) scored on a rebound to give the Oilers the dramatic win.

The Brooks Bandits have taken five spots on the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) All-League and All-Rookie teams for the 2016-17 season, the league announced.

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