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Wednesday , 8 December 2021
Cold Lake Ice forward Christian Foisy tries to tuck a puck past St. Paul Canadiens netminder Bradley Mistol during a previous matchup this season.

Cold Lake Ice and St. Paul Canadiens set to lock horns again: NEAJBHL

Upcoming games: 

  • Friday, November 5 | St. Paul Canadiens at Cold Lake Ice 8:00PM
  • Friday, November 5 | Vermilion Tigers at Killam Wheat Kings 8:00PM
  • Saturday, November 6 | Wainwright Bisons at St. Paul Canadiens 7:30PM
  • Saturday, November 6 | Killam Wheat Kings at Cold Lake Ice 7:30PM
  • Sunday, November 7 | Vermilion Tigers at Lac La Biche Clippers 4:00PM

In the sixth weekend of North Eastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League action, a marquee matchup between the league’s top two teams in the St. Paul Canadiens (7-2) and Wainwright Bisons (7-2) is set for Saturday at the Clancy Richard Arena.

The Bisons boast a league-best 96 per cent on the penalty kill, only surrendering two goals in 54 attempts.

Also, a battle is set at Imperial Oil Place tonight between the Cold Lake Ice and St. Paul Canadiens. Each team has earned a win in their two head-to-head matchups.

Meanwhile, the Vermilion Tigers are closing in on a .500 record. Thanks to an offence that has started to click, the Tigers have 4 of their last 6 games, with their two losses coming at the hands of the Bisons, and both one-goal games.

Killam Wheat Kings forward Kobe Charchun leads the league in scoring with 17 points in 8 games.

The Lac La Biche Clippers and Vermilion Tigers are tied with 10 powerplay goals this season.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.