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Jets prepping for bigger season

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets delivered their most successful season in more than three decades last season, finishing at the top of their division in the Capital Junior Hockey League and going on to playoff semi-finals. This year the club is looking to go farther…. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Coach’s corner: A disciplined approach to winning

By Scott Rodda

This seasons’ Jets cannot be accused of not being engaged or passionate about the game and, in fact, one could argue their passion and level of intensity at times has put them in less than ideal circumstances on the ice. Although one of the least penalized teams, the entire coaching staff and the players themselves recognize that discipline… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Coach’s corner with Scott Rodda

By Scott Rodda, head coach of the Morinville Jets

Another successful week for the Jets, both on and off the ice. This past week saw the Jets beat the Mustangs in a thriller on Wednesday by skating to a shoot-out victory and then downing the Icemen in Wetaskiwin by a score of 7 to 3. The win against the Mustangs was an ugly win as the Jets showed a lack of discipline and allowed the game to be… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Coach’s Corner with Scott Rodda

By Scott Rodda, Morinville Jets Head Coach

Almost one third into the season, now’s a good time to weigh in on how the Jets season is progressing to date. Overall the coaching staff is pleased with the results, particularly with the low goals against average which is one of the best in the league. The attention being shown by our club defensively is awesome and certainly our goaltending is a huge part of that. Both [Mike] Saunders and [Brad] Miller have been very solid between the pipes… […]

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Jets ground Flyers in Sunday home game

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets gave the Stony Plain Flyers their 16th defeat of the season Sunday afternoon, handily beating the lightly-dressed team 8-1. The Flyers, who were defeated 18-1 by the St. Albert Merchants Friday night … […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets earn two out of four points in weekend outings

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The troubled Morinville Jets (4-7-1) put an end to a five-game losing streak Friday night with a 10-5 victory over the 6-3-2 Spruce Grove Regals, the number two team in the CJHL’s west division. However, Sunday afternoon’s home-ice contest against the West division’s top-ranked Beverly Warriors resulted in a 6-4 loss for the Jets.

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Jets drop below .500 hockey

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Friday night’s home game loss to the Edmonton Royals, the top-ranked team in the CJHL’s East Division, gave the Jets their third consecutive defeat and pushed the team below .500 hockey. The Jets began their losing streak Oct. 3 with a 6-5 home-ice loss to the North Edmonton Red Wings and followed … […]