Team captain Nick Prkusic (Medicine Hat, AB) led the way with 2 goals and an assist, as the Brooks Bandits captured their second consecutive Gas Drive Cup, and their fourth Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) championship in franchise history, downing the Whitecourt Wolverines 4-1 in Game 4 on Tuesday night at the Scott Safety Centre.
Josh McKechney (Calgary, AB) had two goals, and became the AJHL’s leading playoff scorer, as the Brooks Bandits battled back from a 2-1 deficit to take Game 3 of the 2017 Gas Drive Cup Final by a 3-2 final score on Monday night at the Scott Safety Centre.
Brooks Bandits defenceman Cale Makar has been ranked 9th among all North American skaters for the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft, NHL Central Scouting announced today.
Trailing 2-1 heading into the third period, the Brooks Bandits scored five consecutive goals, downing the Okotoks Oilers 6-2 in Game 3 of the AJHL South Final and taking a 2 games to 1 lead in the best of seven series.
The Brooks Bandits saw two one-goal leads slip away Saturday night, as two late third period penalties for alleged diving and net-dislodging led to an Okotoks power-play game-tying goal, sending Game 2 of the AJHL South Final to overtime where Jordan Xavier (Calgary, AB) scored on a rebound to give the Oilers the dramatic win.
The Brooks Bandits have taken five spots on the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) All-League and All-Rookie teams for the 2016-17 season, the league announced.
Tickets are now on sale for Games 1 and 2 of the AJHL South Division Final between the defending league champion Brooks Bandits and the Okotoks Oilers, with the full schedule officially released today by the AJHL.