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Jets defeat Chiefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Morinville Jets built from a solid first period Sunday night to defeat the visiting Beaumont Chiefs 4-2. The majority of Jets’ goals were scored in the first period, including a short-handed contribution from Brady McCorriston. The Jets pulled ahead from their first period 3-1 lead to gain one and let one past in the remaining two frames… […]

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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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Vipers take down Winterhawks in overtime

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – After a humiliating 7-1 home-ice defeat Oct. 28, the Legal Vipers took to the road Saturday night looking to settle the score with the Slave Lake Winterhawks. That score was settled by Ryan Martin with 1:36 left in overtime. The Viper’s 7-6 overtime victory elevated the club’s record to 3-2-1, pushing them above .500 hockey for the first time this season… […]

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Morinville Jets clip Red Wings

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Sunday night’s home-ice contest against the North Edmonton Red Wings was a different affair from last year’s matchups. Rather than facing a strong club that dominated the West Division in 2010, the Jets squared off against a bottom-dwelling club with just two wins in 15 outings. But the Red Wings did not hand the Jets their 7-5 victory; they made them work for it. And the Jets did just that… […]

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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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Morinville Sports

Weekend hockey round up

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Jets dominate West Division
The Morinville Jets defeated the Wetaskiwin Icemen 7-3 Sunday. The road game victory extends the Junior B club’s winning streak to five consecutive games, and brought the Jets record to 10-2-1… […]

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Jets win in shootout

By Stephen Dafoe

Edmonton – Morinville Jet Braden Arcand’s unassisted goal with 15 seconds left in the game kept the club in the game Wednesday night. Tied 4-4 at the end of three, the Jets were assured at least one point for their trip to Edmonton to take on the Mustangs, but pushed through to win the contest in a shootout… […]

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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 maintain top spot in West Division

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Sunday night’s 4-1 victory over the Stony Plain Flyers (0-9-1) provided the Morinville Jets with another two points on their road to league dominance. With an 8-2-1 record this season, the Jets are currently positioned in the top slot of the Capital Junior Hockey League’s West Division and tied for second place in the league overall… […]

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Vipers douse Hinton Heat

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – The Vipers rebounded from a hard-fought shoot out loss against the Athabasca Aces Friday night to deliver the visiting Hinton Heat with a 13-4 upset Saturday evening. The win and shootout loss bring the Vipers to 1-1-1 on the season… […]

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Local News

Lion’s tourney fills MCHS

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Volleyball players from Morinville Community High School hit the court Thursday afternoon for the opening games of the 17th Annual Lion’s Western Canadian Challenge Invitational High School Volleyball Tournament… […]