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Sunday , 4 December 2022

Pontiacs

Offence comes alive in Yaks home victory over Oilers

Perhaps it was a bit of puck luck that led to the Pontiacs success on Sunday. After dropping two closely contested games last Wednesday and Saturday to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons and Drumheller Dragons, respectively, Sunday’s home matchup against the Okotoks Oilers didn’t go to plan off the start. …

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Pontiacs hope to find finish heading into next weekend

There wasn’t much separating the Bonnyville Pontiacs and Whitecourt Wolverines in their pair of weekend games — one team scored on their scoring chances and the other did not. And while there are many factors that make up the difference between winning and losing, that has been a sense of …

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Beaudoin commits to Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks

A St. Paul hockey player made a major announcement on Sunday evening. Nicolas Beaudoin, who is in his first full season with the Bonnyville Jr. A Pontiacs, has committed to the NCAA Division I University of Alaska-Fairbanks. “It has always been a dream of mine to play Division I hockey …

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AJHL Commissioner Ryan Bartoshyk talks league parity, hot topics

During Wednesday’s Bonnyville Pontiacs broadcast against the Fort McMurray Oil Barons, play by play voice Michael Menzies interviewed AJHL Commissioner Ryan Bartoshyk about a range of topics, including the recent AJHL Showcase, Ukrainians in the league, an increase in league parity, the discussion about an AJHL Draft, and a letter …

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Pontiacs wins put the AJHL on notice at Showcase

For a young group that is still learning new systems under a new coach who is learning the AJHL game, the Bonnyville Pontiacs put together two good victories in front of the entire league and various NCAA and NHL scouts at the league’s annual showcase late last week. The Pontiacs …

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Bonnyville Pontiacs head to AJHL Showcase after home ice split

Bonnyville Pontiacs players will get the opportunity for exposure amongst hundreds of NCAA and pro-level scouts this week. Today, the Yaks head to Blackfalds for the AJHL Showcase as the Pontiacs will take on the Drumheller Dragons on Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm in the first game of the showcase. They’ll …

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Bonnyville Pontiacs home opener is tonight

The Bonnyville Pontiacs have already gone through their first run of adversity, but the new head coach Mario Pouliot arrived earlier this week, and the team is getting battle ready for the home opener tonight. The Yaks split in their first two games at the Grande Prairie Storm last weekend, …

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