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Tag Archives: Minor Hockey

Hot Summer Hockey

Tales from the Timebox: May 5th, 2020 Hurray, hurray the first week of May.  Minor ball season SHOULD be starting this week. With no NHL hockey or MLB baseball on the telly or minor ball and soccer, I guess this year the landfills and greenhouses will be busier than ever. …

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Girls just want to have fun

Tales from the Timebox: April 14th, 2020 Since it’s starting to look like we going to be doing this reminiscing thing for a while, it wouldn’t be fair if I didn’t include some stories about my daughter, Jena and the minor hockey girls in my tales. Let me take you …

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Blast from the Past

Tales from the Timebox: April 6th, 2020 Image: 1994-95 Elk Point Peewee Blades I always joked about writing a book one day with all my hockey and ball stories. Didn’t think I would ever have the time. Now who knows? All the sports channels have been doing rewinds from the …

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What could’ve been

Tales from the Timebox: March 30, 2020 Image: Newspaper clipping of the 1995 Elk Point Bantam Lightning upon winning provincial gold What a shame this all had to happen right when minor hockey playoffs and provincials were just about to take place. Or I guess I should rephrase that… What …

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Heartbreak Hotel

Tales from the Timebox: February 25th, 2020 Image: Elk Point Micro-Novice Avalanche at Mallaig Tournament Atom Avalanche A heart breaker and some tears for our little Atom Avalanche team this past week when their provincial hopes ended in dramatic fashion in overtime against the CNN Spurs. The Avalanche had made …

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Hockey Day in Elk Point

Tales from the Timebox: February 11th, 2020 Image: Micro-Novice Avalanche celebrating Hockey Day in Canada  Micro-Novice Avalanche       What better way to spend hockey day in Canada than down at the rink. The Micro-Novice parents and players did just that hosting a eight team tournament for the little …

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Quick Change

Tales from the Timebox: January 28th, 2020 Image: Dewberry Female Midget Wild One thing that I notice from the timebox is how most kids will stay out on the ice way too long on a shift. Sometimes two or three minutes go by before the coaches can get their attention …

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Four on four

Tales from the Timebox, January 21st, 2020 If the hockey players keep getting bigger and more skilled, four on four hockey may be the way of the future one day in the NHL. The Novice hockey teams are already way ahead of the curve. Half ice and four on four …

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Starting to Gel

Tales from the Timebox: January 11th, 2020 Happy New Year, all the best to you and yours  in 2020. I hope that you can see clearly now after the big celebrations. Thanks for all the nice birthday wishes from all my friends and family and fans! My phone was dinging …

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Elk Point Minor Hockey celebrates Christmas

Image: Atom Avalanche pre-Christmas players and parents skate  Tales from the Timebox: December 26th, 2019 One of the best things about Christmas is family getting together. You can count on this. Grandparents, aunts and uncles and other family from miles away coming to stay over for the holidays.The bonus for …

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