Sports News Archives for 2022-11

Kings And Queens Ready For Volleyball Provincials

The biggest weekend of the high school volleyball season will kick off tomorrow.


Both the Senior Hapnot Kings and Queens won their Zone and will represent the North in the Pas.


MBCI will be hosting the top teams from across the province in both the Boys and Girls.


The Kings will play William Morton out of Gladstone to open the tournament tomorrow  at 9 am. They will then play the number one ranked team in the province, Rosenort at 10.


Round robin will continue through Friday and the playoffs will start Saturday at 9. The final will be played at 5.


The Queen's first game is also tomorrow at 2pm against Gabrielle Roy. They will play Green Valley out of Grunthal at 4. Round robin to continue through Saturday and the Girl's final is also at 5.

Bombers Bring In Another Houle

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The Flin Flon Bombers have acquired 19-year-old defenceman Noah Houle from the CCHL’s Kemptville 73’s in exchange for 18-year-old defenceman Lorenzo Bono and a player development fee.


The 6-foot-1, 180-pound blueliner from Montreal, Quebec, appeared in 71 games with Kemptville and put up 3 goals and 20 assists. Noah is the brother of former Bomber, Donavan Villeneuve-Houle who suited up for the Bombers from 2017 to 2020.


Bono played 11 games for the Bombers and chipped in with 3 assists.

Bombers Trade Cook

The December 1st cut down date is coming up for the SJHL and Mike Reagan has started to make some moves to trim down his roster.


The Bombers have dealt Wyatt Cook to the Kindersley Klippers in exchange for a 2023 SJHL 4th round pick and player development fee.


Cook was picked up back in October from the Bonnyville Pontiacs of the AJHL,  and picked up 6 points including 5 goals in 16 games with the Bombers.


The Bombers will be announcing more  moves ahead of Thursday's CJHL Roster Cut down.

Selects Add Experienced Forward

The PBCN Selects of the Keystone Junior B League have announced the addition of forward Kayden Clarke.


Clarke is 19 and hails from Prince Albert and recently played in the Elmira Junior Enforcers Division in the USPHL.


Clarke is a PBCN band member and originally hails from South End Saskatchewan.


He played AA Midget in Prince Albert and also spent some time with the Beardys Blackhawks of the Sask Triple A Midget League.


Clake says he is excited to play for the Selects and doing his part to help bring home a championship in the franchise's inaugural season.



Duperreault Does It Again

Another big game for Cole Duperreault who picked up his second hat-trick in less than  a week, and helped the Flin Flon Bombers collect a big win.


The Bombers were trying to make good on a tough loss to the Melfort Mustangs the night before.


It wasn't easy,  but the Bombers pulled out the 5 to 4 win in OT in the rematch Saturday.


Zac Somers gave the Mustangs a 1-0 lead midway through the first and that held up til the third.


The two teams came out like gangbusters and combined for 7 goals in the final period.  Duperreault led the way for Flin Flon  with a pair, his 17th and 18th of the year.


Jaxon Martens scored his 9th and Jeremi Tremblay his 13th.


It looked like the Bombers would win it in regulation with a 4 to 2 lead late in the third.


Like I have said many times, the Melfort Mustangs are a good team and play well at the Whitney Forum. With the goalie pulled, Melfort scored twice in the final 3 minutes courtesy of  Zac Somers and Ryan Duguay.


That was Somers second of the game and third of the weekend.


It was off to OT, and the Bombers were determined that they would not let this one slip away.


Jeremi Tremblay continues to impress every single game and took the puck up the ice and fought off two Melfort defenders. He got behind the Melfort net and made the pass out front to Cole Duperreault who did the rest blowing the shot past James Venne.


This would complete the hat-trick and give Duperreault his league leading 19th of the season.


Flin Flon gets the two points and improve to 16-6-2-1. They also take over sole possesion of first place in the Sherwood with 35 points.


That is two more than Laronge, but the Wolves have a game in hand. Melfort picks up 3 out of 4 points on the weekend and are starting to challenge with 29 points.


The Bombers will be back on the road this weekend in Melville and Yorkton, this Friday and Saturday.


102.9 CFAR and will have both games starting with the Great North GM Coach's Show at 7:10 both nights.


U-13 Bombers Win Tournament In The Pas

Congratulations to the U-13 Kinsmen Bombers who were in the Pas for the Wescana Tournament this past weekend.


The Bombers went 3-0-1 in the round robin to finish first place and a showdown against the host team from the Pas for the Gold Medal.


The Bombers played another great game and took the final 2 to 1 to win the tournament and finish undefeated.


The Peds Threads U-11 Bombers were in Nipawin for their first tournament of the year and had a very good showing.


Flin Flon beat Martensville and Nipawin handilly in the round robin and tied the Pas heading into the playoff round.


The Bombers dropped their Semi- Final to Thompson and would play the B- Final against the Pas.


Flin Flon prevailed in a thrilling fashion when Cohen Banting scored the game winner with just over a minute remaining in regulation, as the Bombers won 2 to 1. Lennox Ggnon stood stall in net.

Bombers Lose To Mustangs Add Pearce

Not the way the Flin Flon Bombers wanted to start the weekend in Melfort.


The Bombers travelled to the Northern Lights Palace to kick off the home and home and ended up dropping a 6 to 3 decision.


Things started well , with Kylynn Olafson and Cole Tanchuk scoring their first goals of the season to give the Bombers a quick 2 to 0 lead.


Melforts's leading scorer Zac Somers answered the second Bomber goal and the Mustangs took over.


They out scored the Bombers 5 to 1 from that point and picked up their 5th straight win.


Somers would add one more, with a pair from Dawson Leroux, Cameron Emigh and Aidyn Hutchinson.


Jaeden Mercier scored the other Bomber goal.


The Mustangs were finally able to get to Laser Hume after scoring just one goal in the two previous meetings. Hume gave up 4 goals on 25 shots with a couple of empty netters.


Joel Favreau was back in net for Melfort and was solid with 36 saves on 39 shots.


A big win for the Mustangs who all of a sudden have crept to within 5 points of Flin Flon and Laronge. If the Mustangs can win the rematch in Flin Flon tonight, the deficit would only be 3 points.


The Bombers will get a boost with the addition of Rylan Pearce who was reassigned to Flin Flon from the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL.


Pearce only dressed in 8 games with Kamloops picking up two assists. He is expected to dress tonight.


Don't forget it is the Northland Ford Teddy Bear Toss tonight. So please bring a teddy bear or unwrapped toy to donate towards the Salvation Army Christmas hamper drive. You can throw the teddy bears on the ice after the Bombers score the first goal.

Peds Threads Bombers Off To Nipawin

The U-11 Peds Threads Bombers are off to Nipawin for their first tournament of the year this weekend.


Flin Flon is in a pool with Martensville, The Pas and Nipawin.


The Bombers first game is Saturday at 10:30 VS Martensville. They will play Nipawin at 2:30 and The Pas at 4.


Playoffs start Sunday at 9. Final is at noon.

Selects Mount Third Period Come Back

The PBCN Selects picked up a very important 2 points last night with a big third period come back.


The OCN Storm were in town for a Wednesday night affair and took the lead 5 to 4 with a short handed goal from Chavez Constant  midway through the period.


The Selects found their legs and scored three straight to pull out the 7 to 5 win.


Freddy Lediux scored his second of the game to tie it and Dwayne Mckenzie potted his 14th for the winner with only 17 seconds left.


Koby Connelly added an insurance marker with just 2 seconds left.


The other PBCN goals came from Anson Favel who had 2 and Flin Flon's Austin McLean.


Braxton Constant Kuba was back between the pipes and made 21 saves for the win.


The Selects improve to 4-7-0-3 while the Storm fall to 9-5-0-1. PBCN will enjoy another 9 day break before getting back on the ice December the 3rd VS Cross Lake.

Selects Host The Storm

After a 10 day break,  the PBCN Selects are ready to get back on the ice as they will host the OCN Storm tonight at the Whitney Forum.


PBCN enters tonight with a record of : 3-7-0-3 and sit 5th overall. OCN is having a very good year and bring a record of : 9-4-0-1 to the Whitney Forum.


That is good for third overall with 19 points. They are 7 points behind first place Peguis and both teams have played 14 games.


The Storm have beaten the Selects in both meetings so far this year including a 4 to 3 win  in OT in their most recent matchup back on November the 13th.


Tonight is a special night as the Selects will be wearing pink jerseys in honor of Hockey Fights Cancer.


You can bid on these jerseys on the PBCN Selects facebook page as bidding will take place online and at tonight's game.


The winning bids will be announced after the game.



Riders Coming To Creighton School

Exciting news for Creighton school as they will have some special visitors tomorrow.


Three members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders will be coming to Northern Saskatchewan as part of the Rider's Ambassador's tour.


Receiver Brayden Lenius, Offenseive Lineman Dan Clark and Kicker Brett Lauther will be visiting Creighton School. They will also be stopping at the schools in Pelican Narrows and Sandy Bay.


They will be reading to grades K to 4, and speaking and mentoring with the rest of the Wellness grades 5 to 12. They will also be meeting with the Coach's and members of the Kodiak football team.


Presentations will also take place during the Riders visit.

Duperreault Wins MVP Of The Week

Cole Duperreault continues to be one of the top performers in the SJHL this season and just got rewarded for his fine play. The SJHL announced today that he is the SGEU MVP Of The Week.


Duperreault is coming off a week where he led the Bombers with 8 points including a 4 point afternoon in Humboldt on Sunday. Duperreault led the way with his first ever SJHL hat-trick.


What was even more impressive,  is that he scored the three goals three different ways. He tallied one on the power play, short handed and one  into the empty net.


Duperreault leads the Bombers with 16 goals on the season,  which is second overall to Lian Bell of the Battlefords. Bell has 19.


His 31 points has him in 5th spot in overall SJHL scoring.

U-13 Bombers Off To The Pas

The Flin Flon  Kinsmen U-13  Bombers will be heading to the Pas for their first tournament of the year this weekend.


It is the 13th annual Wescana U-13 tournament and games will start this Friday.


Flin Flon's first game is this Friday against the Pas at 5:45 at the Roy H Johnston Arena.


They will also play three  more round robin games against the Pas and Norway House on Saturday.


The B Final will be played on Sunday at 1 followed by the A Final at 2:45.

Lorna Rice Rink Wins Golden Gals

Flin Flon hosted the 39th annual Golden Gals Provincial Curling Championships this past weekend.


12 teams took part from right across Manitoba including three local rinks.


Congratulations to the Lorna Rice rink who beat Norma Johnson from Dauphin in the final 9 to 4.


The Lorna rice rink team was made up of Lorna Rice- skip, Edna Smith, Denise Davis and Della Chilson.


The Sue Chrisp rink lost in the semi's and Dianne Burwash lost out going into the final 8.


Great job by the organizers who made all the teams feel welcome and put on a tremendous weekend.

Duperreault Leads The Way

The Flin Flon Bombers rode into Humboldt yesterday after a couple of disappointing games against the Battleford Stars.


The Bombers fired well over 100 shots at Josh Kotai but only came away with 1 point in an OT loss on Saturday.


Flin Flon played a perfect road game yesterday en route to a solid 4 to 1 win at the Elgar Petersen Arena.


Cole Duperreault,  who is having a career season led the way with his first ever SJHL hat-trick.


Duperreault led the offense three different ways with a goal coming on the PP, short handed and he also put one into the empty net.


He now leads the team with 16 and sits second overall, three behind Kian Bell of the Battlefords.


Cory King scored the other Bomber goal, his 4th of the year.


Xavier Roy scored the lone goal for Humboldt.


Harmon Laser Hume played another good game stopping 25 out of 26 shots for his 12th win of the year. Hayden Dunford suffered the loss giving up 3 goals on 28 shots.


This was a huge 2 points for Flin Flon who improve to 15-5-2-1 and are now tied with Laronge for the division lead and second overall with 33 points.


Humboldt falls to 15-7-1 and are third overall.


The Bombers will get 4 days off before they play the Melfort Mustangs this up coming weekend with a home and home. Melfort is playing a lot better hockey and look to have turned their season around winning 7 of their last 10.


The Bombers go to Melfort Friday and return the favour on Saturday. We will broadcast both games here on 102.9 CFAR and


Puck drop both nights at 7:30.

Kings And Queens Provincial Bound


It was a great weekend for the Senior Varsity Kings and Queens volleyball teams who both captured the Zone banner and are the top teams in the North.


The Kings won their's on home soil and were dominant right through the round robin and playoffs.


Hapnot never lost a single game and beat Cranberry in the final 25 to 11 and 25 to 21.


The Queens were in the Pas and split their round robin games against OCN and Norway House.


They  picked up the momentum in the playoffs beating Norway House and The Pas in the playoff round before meeting OCN in the final.


Hapnot completed the sweep and won both sets 25 to 13 and 25 to 21.


Both teams won't have to travel far for Provincials, as they will be hosted by the Pas the weekend of  December the 2nd and 3rd.

Bombers Hit The Battlefords

We are just a few hours away from one of the most anticipated SJHL games of the season.


Flin Flon has made their way to the Battlefords for a showdown with the number one team in the country.


The Battleford Stars are on an incredible run that has seen them pick up points in 21 straight games. Battleford has yet to lose in regulation and are a staggering 18-0-2-1 to start the year.


Battleford can fill the net as they are the only team to score over a 100 goals and have also given up the least amount at just 46. Flin Flon has given up th second least amount of 48.


Flin Flon is certainly no slouch and make their way to the Battlefords with a record of 14-4-1-1 which is first in the Sherwood and second overall, tied with Humboldt.


This will also be the first meeting between these two teams since the Bombers eliminated the Stars in last years playoffs.


Who could ever forget the way it went down. Battleford took the first two at home quite handilly, and had the Bombers on the ropes. Flin Flon went home for game three and their whole season turned around.


Over 1100 fans showed up and the Bombers caught fire winning the next four and then went on to beat Humboldt in 5. This would set up the historic league final against Estevan.


It was one of the most impressive playoff runs for this historic franchise and Battleford will have revenge on their minds.


Due to some arena problems at the Civic Centre,  tonight's game will be played in nearbye Wilkie. puck drop is still 7:30.


Tomorrow's game will be played at the Battleford Arena with a face off start at 2pm.


Due to phone line issues we will be picking up the CJNB feed with Marty Martinson of the Battlefords. We will still have an interview with Mike Reagan before each game and Bomber player interviews in the intermissions.


Catch both games here on 102.9 CFAR and, 15 minutes before puck drop.

Senior Volleyball Zones This Weekend

Senior Varsity Zone volleyball will hit Northern Manitoba this weekend.


Senior Girls games will be played in Norway House with the Queens in a pool with OCN  and Cranberry.


Games start Friday with the playoffs and final both set to go on Saturday.


Senior Varsity Boys games will take place right here in Flin Flon. The Kings are in a pool with OCN  and Norway House.


Round robin starts Friday with the playoffs and final on Saturday.

Bombers Impressive In Nipawin

After a bit of a rough start, the Flin Flon Bombers put things together for a solid 4 to 1 win last night in Nipawin.


Flin Flon looked back on their heels for the first 5 minutes but battled through bus legs and got their game going midway through the first.


After a scoreless first period, the Bombers opened the scoring on the powerplay when Jeremi Tremblay took a nice pass from Jaeden Mercier to score his 11th of the season.


Tremblay has been on a tear with 10 points in his last 7 games.


New comer Ethan Mercer would score in his Bomber debut, when he banged in a rebound just over a minute later which stood up as the game winner.


Alexi Sylvestre and Cole Duperreault with his team leading 13th of the year,  added a couple of insurance goals in the third period.


Reid Mackay had the lone goal for Nipawin when he scored on the powerplay midway through the second.


Specialty teams were a factor once again with the Bombers going 2 for 6 and continue to have the league's best PP at 28.6 %. Nipawin finished 1 for 4.


This was a huge win for Harmon Laser Hume who stopped 32 out of 33 shots and was able to beat his former team at the Cage for the first time.


Laser Hume avenged his 5 to 2 setback in Nipawin on September the 17th.


This is a huge 2 points that will put the Bombers back into first place in the Sherwood Division with a record of 14-4-1-1. They jump ahead of Laronge by 1 point with 30 and still have two games in hand.


This will also give the Maroon and White express some momentum as they head to the Battlefords to battle the number one team in the country.


The Stars are still unbeaten in regulation and have points in 21 straight games.


Due to some problems at Battleford's rink they will play in Wilkie on Friday and move to another rink in Battleford on Saturday  with a start time of 2pm.


102.9 CFAR and will carry both broadcasts.

2022 Kodiak Football Banquet

The Creighton Kodiak Football team still has one more event before they can officially wrap up their season.


The Kodiaks have announced that  their Year End Banquet will take place on Wednesday November the 30th at the Creighton Community Hall.


Doors will open at 6 and you will need a ticket to enter. You can pick up your tickets from Mandy at the Creighton School Office and will cost $10.00.


Deadline to pick up tickets is November 25th.


The evening will include a video presentation of all the highlights from the season, a salute to the graduating players and a great meal from Chicken Chef.


Any questions call Mandy at : 306-688-5138.

Bombers Move Antsey Bring In Forward

As the Flin Flon Bombers prepare for one of their most competitive weeks of the season they were busy on the trade front yesterday.


Head Coach and GM, Mike Reagan announced that they have moved popular 20 year old forward Ethan Antsey.


Antsey, who came over from the AJHL last season,  was with the Bombers for their impressive playoff run which included a trip to the Centennial Cup in Estevan.


Antsey who is one of the hardest workers on the team did struggle to put points up with just one assist in 14 games and became part of a numbers game.


With the addition of 20 year old Ethan Mercer, the Bombers had maxed out at 20's and moved Antsey to Melville for a PDF.


Flin Flon is excited about the addition of Mercer who comes to Northern Manitoba from Olds of the AJHL. Mercer has 4 points including 3 goals with the Grizzlies this year.


Mercer did suit up with the Brookes Bandits  last year who won the Centennial Cup last Spring and the Bombers are excited to add his championship petigree.


He will make his Bomber debut tonight in Nipawin.


Don't forget to listen in to tonight's game from the Cage which will include the Great North GM Coach's Show at 6:45 and drop of the puck at 7. We will also broadcast all three games from the road trip this weekend starting in Battleford on Friday night.

Yorkton rebounds On Friday.

It was a much different looking Yorkton Terrier team on Friday night.


The Bombers spanked the Terriers 8 to 3 on Thursday and put up over 50 shots to pick up their 13th win of the season.


On Friday, Yorkton played a much better first period and their PK and goaltender led them to a very important  victory.


Yorkton starting goalie, Caleb Allen was nothing short of fantastik making 49 saves and was definately his team's best player on Friday night.


Allen didn't need a lot of offense as he was really dialled in.


Brett Butz opened up the scoring for Yorkton in the first period and they got a couple of goals late in the third courtesy of Greg Nelson and Clay Sleeva.


Nelson's was the game winner.


Jaxon Martens was the only Bomber to find the back of the net, when he got a rebound early in the second. 


Specialty teams were once again the big story, with the Terriers killing off all 5 Bomber man advantages. They gave up 4 powerplay goals on Thursday.


Yorkton finished up 1 for 4 with the man advantage.


It was a costly loss for Flin Flon who all of a sudden find themselves second in the Sherwood Division.


The red hot Laronge Ice Wolves who beat Yorkton 6 to 1 on Saturday have taken over first in the Sherwood Division with 29 points. The Bombers sit second with 28 but do have 3 games in hand.


This is a very big week for the Maroon and White who will play 4 games on the road.


It starts tomorrow in Nipawin, then the big 3 game road trip in Battleford for a pair on Friday and Saturday , wrapping up in  Humboldt Sunday.


You will be able to listen to all 4 games here on 102.9 CFAR and Tomorrow's game in Nipawin starts at 7, with the Great North GM Coach's Show at 6:45.

Selects Drop Two Close Ones

It was a great effort from the PBCN Selects who played a pair of games in OCN against the Storm this past weekend.


On Saturday the Storm hung on for a 4 to 3 win in a shoot out.


Dwayne McKenzie   scored two of the 3 goals for PBCN to give him 13 on the season. The other goal came from Leon Natomagen.


Sunday the Selects came up short this time losing in OT, also 4 to 3.


Flin Flon's Freddy Ledoux led the way with a pair of goals to give him 9 on the season. The other Selects goal was scored by Koby Connelly.


Blaine Dorian scored the OT winner for the Storm.


After the weekend the Selects record stands at : 3-7-0-3. OCN improves to 8-3-0-1.


PBCN will host the OCN Storm in their next game on Wednesday November the 23rd at 7:30 at the Whitney Forum.


The Selects also made a big announcement this weekend .


The Selects have Signed Former OCN Blizzard Drew Peters!!!


Peters is a Winkler MB product who spent a Full season in the MJHL under Billy Keane. The 6 Foot Forward played 45 games in Junior A, he will step right in to play top minutes for the Selects. Peters played parts of 3 seasons thru the Covid period in the Manitoba AAA U18 with the Pembina Valley Hawks.



JV Queens Win Zone

Congratulations to the Hapnot JV Girls volleyball team on picking up the Zone banner this past weekend in the Pas.


The Queens got to the final with round robin wins against Norway House and OCN.


Hapnot then took on MBCI out of the Pas in the final  and rebounded after losing the first set 25 to 16. They won the next two sets 25 to 21 and 15 to 10  and win the Zone banner.


They will represent the North in Provincials taking place in Russell.


The JV Kings hosted Zones at Hapnot and they won their two round robin games against Norway House and OCN.


They took on a very good team from Cross Lake in the final and lost a tie breaker 15 to 8 to end their season.


Thanks to all the coach's,  parents and fans for coming out and showing your support this past weekend.



Bombers Take Down Terriers

The Flin Flon Bombers didn't miss a beat despite being off the ice for over a week.


The Yorkton Terriers made their way to town last night  and the Bombers were anything but gracious hosts and came out flying.


Flin Flon chased Terrier starting netminder Tommy Bouchard and put up 4 goals before the game was even 10 minutes old.


The final score was 8 to 3 and lots of Bombers had multiple point nights including Jacob Vockler who led the way with two goals and one assist.


Liam Bridger  had the best night of his SJHL career with a 4 point night including his 7th of the season to go along with three helpers. 


Jeremi Tremblay had 4 points including a pair of goals to give him 10 on the year and Jaeden Mercier picked up four assists.


Harmon Laser Hume did his job making 33 saves to collect his 10th win of the season.


Specialty teams were a big part of last night's game with the Bombers showing everyone why they have the leagues best powerplay going 4 for 7 while Yorkton was 0 for 9.


The Bombers improve to 13-3-1-1 and now share the second best record in the league overall with the Humboldt Broncos.


Flin Flon also has two games in hand.


Make that 5 straight wins for the Maroon and White express and an incredible 9-0-1-1 at the Whitney Forum.


Yorkton will slip to 7-10 and these two teams will battle at the Forum once again tonight at 7:30.


No radio broadcast as we prepare to bring you all 4 games on the road next week including the big division clash in Nipawin on Tuesday. 



Volleyball Draws Are Set

The weekend is approaching and both the Hapnot JV Volleyball teams are getting ready for their biggest weekend of the season with Zones.


The schedules are set with the Boy's games in Flin Flon.


Hapnot will play Norway House Friday at 2 and then play OCN at 4.


Playoffs start Saturday at 9 with the final set to go at 1.


The Girls games will take place in The Pas.


The Queens will play two games on Friday against OCN at 2 and Norway House at 3.


Playoffs start Saturday morning at 9 with the final at 3.


You will be able to follow the results at: 

FF Ski Club Ready To Kick Off Season

The Flin Flon Ski Club is ready to kick off another year with lots of activities for the entire family.


They have an early bird special where you can save 10 % on memberships til November the 27th.


Fresh Air Experience out of Prince Albert  will also be at the Chalet on November the 27th with all the latest gear and clothes for the up coming season.


The trails are being packed and are also ready to go for the season and they are bringing back programs for every  age group.


Don't forget you can also rent the chalet and skis for any special event.


For more information and to purchase a membership go to




JV Volleyball Zones This Weekend

It is a big weekend for the Hapnot JV Volleyball teams who will both be competing in Zones.


The boys will take place right here in Flin Flon at Hapnot.


The Kopper Kings will be in a pool with Norway House and OCN.


Games will start Friday with the Final slated for Saturday.


The Queens will be in the Pas and will be in a pool with OCN, Cranberry, and Norway House.


Games will also start Friday with the Playoffs starting Saturday morning.



Flin Flon Hosting Golden Gals Provincial Curling

Flin Flon will be hosting the 39th annual Golden Gals Provincial Curling  Playdowns,  November the 17th to the 21st at the Flin Flon Curling Club.


Draws will start Friday Nov 18th at 10 am with the Semi's and Final set to go Sunday November the 20th at 9 am and noon.


Flin Flon will be well represented with 3 local rinks taking part including Lorna Rice, Sue Chrisp and Dianne Burwash.


There will be 12 teams total.


Everyone is welcome to come out and watch with rinks coming in from all over the province.

Norman Wild Take It To Parkland

The Norman Wild U-15 Girls hosted the Parkland Rangers in a pair of games this weekend at the Sportex.


There was no shortage of offense as the Wild won both games by convincing scores of 9 to 0 and 9 to 3.


Flin Flon's Mia Playford had a good weekend picking up 7 points in the two games including a hat-trick in the 9 to 3 win on Saturday.


The Flin Flon tandem of Bailey Schwartz stopped  16 shots for the win on Saturday,  and Joslyn Tetlock stopped all 15 shots she faced for the shut-out on Sunday.


Norman inproves to 3-7 on the season and will travel to Minnedosa to battle the Yellowhead Chiefs this weekend.

Juniors Sweep Selects

The PBCN Selects were in tough this weekend as they hosted the number one team in the KJHL, the Peguis Juniors.


Peguis took both games at the Whitney Forum by scores of 7 to 4 and 7 to 3.


On Saturday the Selects blew a 3 to 1 lead and ended up surrendering 4 goals in the second period and couldn't recover.


Nik Bear continues to score at will and led the Selects with a pair of goals his 18th and 19th of the season.


Braxton Constant Kuba was in the pipes for PBCN and he gave up 7 goals on 41 shots.


The Selects ended up with 30 shots on the tandem of Tyrese Bear and Marcus Whitecloud.


On Sunday, The Selects hung in there early and trailed 3 to 2 after 1, but the offense dried up and couldn't get much going for the final two periods.


The Juniors controlled the final two periods out scoring PBCN 4 to 1.


Caden Joanis, Leon Natomagen and Embey Roberts scored the Select Goals.


Peguis out shot PBCN 35 to 24.


After the weekend the Selects will drop to 4-6-0-1 and sit fourth overall. Peguis improves to a league best 10 and 1.


PBCN will next see action this weekend against the OCN Storm.

Selects Host Peguis

After a 12 day break the PBCN Selects will return to action this weekend at the Whitney Forum.


PBCN will be playing at home for just the second time this season ,  as they will host the first place Peguis Juniors and defending league champs.


The Selects are the only team to beat Peguis who come to town with an 8-1 record. PBCN squeeked out a 4 to 3 win in Peguis  back on October the 23rd.


The Selects are fourth over all at 4-4-0-1 which is pretty good when you consider that most of their games have been played on the road.


Nik Bear and Dwayne McKenzie continue to lead the Selects in scoring. Bear sits fifth overall in points with 26 including 17 goals.


McKenzie has 21 points in 9 games including 12 goals.


Game times are Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 1:30.

Bombers Pull Out 2 to 1 Win in Melfort

The Flin Flon Bombers battled the elements and Melfort Mustangs enroute to their fourth straight win at the Northern Lights  Palace last night.


Flin Flon battled good ole mother nature including some freezing rain but made it to Melfort and played a heck of a first period enroute to the 2 to 1 win.


The Bombers came out and out shot the Mustangs 13 to 6 and picked up the only goal when Jaeden Mercier picked up a rebound off of James Venne's pad.


That would stand up til early in the third , when Wyatt Cook was left alone in front of the Mustangs net and wired his fourth past Venne just under the cross bar.


Melfort would pull closer with a nice effort from Jacob Hufty, when he streaked past the Bomber defense and went in alone and tucked a shot under Laser Hume's pad.


It looked like the Bombers would restore the two goal lead when Jeremi Tremblay appeared to score his 9th, but the goal was called off for goalie interference.


Things then went from bad to worse when Cole Duperreault was called for a 5 minute major for abuse of an official.


I did see the video and it appears that he did catch the official with his stick but did not  look intentional to me. We will see what the league office has to say.


This put the Bombers down for 5 minutes late in the game with a one goal lead. Flin Flon managed to percevere and killed off the major due to some big saves from Hunter Laser Hume.


Laser Hume looked calm and was lights out once again for his 9th win of the year and ended up with 33 saves.


The Bombers fired 26 shots at James Venne who was making a rare start for Joel Favreau who wasn't dressed.


Flin Flon leads the season series two games to none and these teams will meet in a home and home later this month, November the 25th and 26th.


A good way to kick off a 8 day break for Flin Flon who improve to 12-3-1-1 and lead Laronge  by 5 points for first place in the Sherwood Division.


The Bombers won't play again til next Thursday and Friday when Yorkton comes to town.


Melfort slips to 7-8-4-0 and they don't play til next Friday.

Richmond And Laser Hume Players Of The Month


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Defenceman of the Month – Reece Richmond, Flin Flon Bombers

The month of October has generated some great performances on the back-end in the SJHL and Reece Richmond of the Flin Flon Bombers has been right there as one of the top Defenceman in the league.

This past month the 20-year-old from Forrest, Manitoba scored at a point per game pace on the blueline, registering  a goal and 9 assists.

Richmond is now anchoring one of the best D-Cores in the entire SJHL, and is on pace to pass his point total of 31 from last season

Oct Stats (10GP, 1g-9a, 10PTS)


Sasktel Goalie of the Month – Harman Laser-Hume, Flin Flon Bombers

There was a lot of questions going into this season on who would fill the void of departing netminder Cal Schell of the Flin Flon Bombers.

However, the Head Coach and General Manager Mike Reagan went out and acquired goaltender Harman Laser-Hume from the Nipawin Hawks and the club hasn’t looked back.

In the month of October, Laser-Hume had a 6-1-0-1 record with a 2.36 GAA and a .922 SV %. The 19-year-old Creston, B.C product also had 2 shutouts during the month, bringing his early season total to 3.

Oct Stats (8GP, 6-1-0-1, 2.36 GAA, .922 SV% 2 SO)

Norman Wild Face Parkland At Sportex

The Norman Female U15 Wild will face the Parkland Rangers in a pair of games this weekend at the Sportex.


Games will be played this Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 1:30.


Prices are $5.00 for adults and youth 10 to 17. Anyone under 10 is free.


There are 7 girls from Flin Flon on the Norman squad this year including: Hailey Biberdorf, Samantha Dallas, Emma Long, Ellis Pearson, Mila Playford, Bailey Schwartz and Joslyn Tetlock.

Busy Weekend For Hapnot Volleyball Teams

A very busy weekend is coming up for all the Hapnot Volleyball teams.


The Senior Kings and Queens are headed to Brandon for the Big Dig. This is the biggest tournament in Manitoba with 40 girls and 32 boys teams competing.


The JV Boys, JV Girls and JV B Girls teams will be in Thompson.


All these teams continue to prepare for Zones, with the JV Boys Zones in Flin Flon November the 11th and 12th, and the JV Girls Zones in the Pas the same weekend.


Senior Zones for Boys will be  November the 18th and 19th in Flin Flon and the Senior Zones for Girls will be in Norway House the same weekend.


The Phantom Lake Soccer Club held their annual AGM earlier this month and are very happy with how the year went.


This was their first year back since Covid and they had 292 kids sign up. During the meeting they updated their constitution, rules/policies and procedures and held elections.


The fees will stay the same for the upcoming year and they will start their season indoors in April before the fields are ready to go in May.


They are in need of coach's for House League, Division Co-ordinators, Travel Coach's and Coach Certifications.


Here is a list of the new executive:


  1. President: Heather Jobes

  2. Vice President: vacant

  3. Treasurer: Susan Thompson

  4. Secretary: vacant

  5. Technical Director: Erica Christensen 

  6. Technical Coordinator Kristina Lewis

  7. IT Director/ Communications- vacant

  8. Referee Coordinator: Steve Brushett

  9. Registration: vacant

  10. Fields Coordinator: Philip Jobes 

  11. Volunteer Coordinator: vacant

  12. Travel Coordinator: vacant

  13. Fundraising/ Grants Coordinator: Kristina Lewis

  14. Equipment Coordinator: Yvette Rae

  15. Special Events: Colette McKeen

If you are interested in filling in any of the positions that are vacant you can e-mail




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