Alberta Sports

A three-goal first period was all the Brooks Bandits (2-0) needed on Monday night, as the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) champions continued their hot start to the Western Canada Cup with a 3-0 win over the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) champion Melfort Mustangs (0-2) at Affinity Place.

Despite 13 penalty kills, and only 4 power plays in the opening 59 minutes of play, the Brooks Bandits (1-0) took their opening game at the 2016 Western Canada Cup 4-2 over the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) champion West Kelowna Warriors (1-1) on Sunday afternoon.

On Jan. 6, 2016, the first two paragraphs of a Prairie Post story on Foremost-native Garret Hughson, who had just been released from the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfire and been picked up by the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Brooks Bandits read like this:

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 15:56

Makar nominated for CJHL Rookie of the Year

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Brooks Bandits defenceman Cale Makar (Calgary, Alta.) has been nominated for the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Rookie of the Year award, it was announced April 25.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 05:49

Foo sends Bandits to 2-1 AJHL Final lead

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Parker Foo (Edmonton, AB) scored just 65 seconds into overtime, as the Brooks Bandits took a 2 games to 1 series lead in the 2016 Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) Final with a 2-1 win over the Spruce Grove Saints at the Centennial Regional Arena in Brooks on Monday night.

Thursday, 07 April 2016 10:02

Sweep Complete; Bandits are South AJHL Champions

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The Brooks Bandits completed a four-game sweep of the Camrose Kodiaks with a 5-1 win in Game 4 of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) South Division Final on Tuesday night, capturing the team’s fourth division championship in the last five seasons.

 The Brooks Bandits only scored once early. But then the floodgates opened in Period 2,

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