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Former Express, Saint earns high draft praise after bronze win

January 11, 2019   ·   0 Comments

Alex Newhook has come a long way since his time on the rock. The seventeen-year old centre has seen his name rise to the top of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft rankings over the past two seasons, now with the BCHL’s Victoria Grizzlies after a three-year stint between the York-Simcoe Express minor program and the St. Andrew’s Saints varsity hockey team.

Saints set to host prestigious tournaments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for the St. Andrew’s Saints. The athletics program announced Monday the schedule and lineups for the annual Gary West Hockey Tournament on Jan. 18 – 20, the...

Tigers drop two in a row to start New Year

The year of 2019 has not been kind to the Junior A Aurora Tigers as of yet, who lost a pair of games in the opening weekend of January to tie their season-high losing streak of three games.

Tigers shake up roster with end of year moves

The kings of the jungle are improving their pride. The top-ranked Aurora Tigers made a pair of roster moves over the holidays in an attempt to improve upon their five-point lead atop the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s North division, including a surprise trade of top goaltender Jack Irvine.

Aurora Minor Hockey Tigers roar together to help community with over 250 stockings and thousands of gift cards

Once again, the Aurora Minor Hockey Teams collaborated their efforts to help out our community and bring smiles to those less fortunate. A total of 31 Rep and House League teams and 5 families committed to preparing Christmas stockings, collecting...

Hats off to Morgan Frost at World Junior Championship

A tip of the hat to one of Aurora’s finest. It took just over 21 minutes of play in the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship for Dana Frost to make her way down...

By Jake Courtepatte

In joining the NHL’s worst powerplay, Dylan Sikura is hoping to jumpstart the offense of the Chicago Blackhawks. The 23-year old Aurora native has made his first official regular season leap onto the big club’s roster, called up from the AHL affiliate Rockford IceHogs late last week.

Packed house welcomes surviving Broncos to Hometown Hockey

Sometimes, hockey is more than just a game. That was the sentiment shared by Ryan Straschnitzki, one of a handful of former Humboldt Broncos players to make the trip to Aurora for last weekend’s Hometown Hockey event, before the Aurora Tigers game Saturday night hosting the Newmarket Hurricanes.

Sports personalities return to roots in Aurora’s Hometown Hockey

He may be known now as the face of Roger’s Hometown Hockey, or the host of CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada, or simply as the man to Don Cherry’s left, but for 23 years, Ron MacLean donned the referee’s stripes.

Frost poised for chance at World Junior squad

At the age of nineteen, Morgan Frost feels he is prepared to make his debut on the IIHF World Junior Championship stage.

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