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Upcoming games for St. Albert Raiders Hockey Club teams
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BALL STOPPER – Seni Adekunle, captain of the Lorne Akins Gators, throws up a block against the Woodhaven Wolfpack of Spruce Grove at the St. Albert Physical Education Council junior high volleyball tournament sponsored by Active Physio Works last weekend. In the final, Woodhaven beat Lorne Akins in three sets. The next SAPEC league match for Lorne Akins, last year's Tier I city champions, is Tuesday against the host ESSMY Leopards at 3:30 p.m. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette

Slash at home

The St. Albert Slash host the Rocky Mountain Raiders in Sunday’s home opener in the Alberta Female Hockey League.

Faceoff is 1:30 p.m. at Go Auto Arena.

League play started Friday for the three-time defending Esso Cup midget AAA national champions against the Lloydminster Steelers in Morinville and the score was unavailable at press time.

Wednesday the Slash visit the Edmonton Pandas at 8:15 p.m. at Bill Hunter Arena.

Sabres action

The St. Albert Gregg Distributors Sabres skate twice this weekend in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League.

Tonight’s game time is 7:45 p.m. against the Sherwood Park Flyers at Go Auto Arena and Sunday’s puck drop is 5:15 p.m. against the AMBHL provincial champion Fort Saskatchewan Rangers at JRC Arena.

The Sabres (2-1) are led offensively by Carmelo Crandell’s four goals and seven points, Ashton Hutchinson’s five assists and seven points and Tyden Redlick’s three goals and five points.

Midget AA games

The Northern Alberta Hockey League season continues for St. Albert’s midget AA teams.

Today at 5:15 p.m. the Steel plays the SSAC Canadian Brewhouse at Confederation Arena.

Monday the Source for Sports Crusaders, repeat winners of the NAHL championship, host the Sherwood Park Oilers at 8:45 p.m. at Troy Murray Arena.

Friday’s score between the Crusaders and Roughnecks in Leduc was unavailable at press time.

League play kicked off last weekend in St. Albert with the Crusaders sinking the Camrose Vikings 9-3 and the Steel doubled the PAC Saints 4-2.

Ethan Kadatz stopped a game-high 34 shots for the Steel and the Crusaders received two-goal efforts from Carter MacDonald, both on the power play, Kaelan Shelton and Brady Harroun.

Midget 15 Flyers

The next game for the St. Albert Flyers in the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Hockey League is Monday against CAC United Cycle.

Faceoff is 8 p.m. at Callingwood Twin Arenas.

The first win after two ties for the midget 15 Flyers was Tuesday’s 9-1 raking of the Maple Leafs at Jarome Iginla Arena.

Zakk Makeiff led the charge with three goals and two assists, Aidan Taylor and Liam Cochrane tallied twice and Eric Ceh and Andon Coles also scored.

Shots were 41-26 for the Flyers and Teagan Kendrick was in net.

Jeff Hansen

About the Author: Jeff Hansen

Jeff Hansen joined the St. Albert Gazette in 1991. He writes about sports, athletes and teams from St. Albert and area.
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