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Weekend hockey games

Slash at home St. Albert Slash are undefeated in eight home games when the midget AAA team hosts the Rocky Mountain Raiders today in the Alberta Female Hockey League. Puck drop is 2:15 p.m. against the last-place Raiders (4-18-2) at Go Auto Arena.
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ATTACKER - Mackenzie Kordic of the St. Albert Slash drives hard to the net during a scoring chance against Chantelle Sandquist of the Red Deer Chiefs (8-13-3) last Saturday in the Alberta Female Hockey League. Kordic struck on the power play for her 16th goal of the season in the 4-1 decision as the midget AAA team extended its winning streak on home ice to eight games. Friday the Slash (19-2-1) played the Edmonton Pandas (8-15) at Bill Hunter Arena but the score was unavailable at press time. Today at 2:15 p.m. the Slash host the Rocky Mountain Raiders (4-18-2) at Go Auto Arena. The two-time defending Esso Cup national champions are coming off their first loss after 12 wins, 3-2 against Calgary Fire (14-7-3) on the road Sunday.

Slash at home

St. Albert Slash are undefeated in eight home games when the midget AAA team hosts the Rocky Mountain Raiders today in the Alberta Female Hockey League.

Puck drop is 2:15 p.m. against the last-place Raiders (4-18-2) at Go Auto Arena.

Friday the first-place Slash (19-2-1) faced off against the Edmonton Pandas (8-15) at Bill Hunter Arena but the score was unavailable at press time.

The two-time defending Esso Cup national champions were winners of 12 in a row before Sunday’s 3-2 road loss to the Calgary Fire (14-7-3).

The Slash have six games left after this weekend before hosting the AFHL provincial Final Frozen Four, March 22 to 24.

Raiders at home

Starting tonight, the St. Albert Nektar Raiders play three of their last four games before the playoffs at Akinsdale Arena in the Alberta Midget AAA Hockey League.

Faceoff is 8 p.m. against the Airdrie Bisons (15-12-3).

The Canadian Mental Health Association will have awareness materials available at the game and donations will also be accepted in support of the CMHA.

The Raiders (15-11-4) and Canadian Athletic Club (14-8-6) are the north division co-leaders by two points over the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers (15-13-2) and Grande Peace Storm (14-11-4) and the top two teams receive byes in the best-of-five opening round.

The Raiders are coming off road losses last weekend of 3-1 against the Okotoks Oilers (14-11-4) and 5-4 against the Calgary Flames (12-13-2).

Sabres at home

The St. Albert Gregg Distributors Sabres are back on the ice today undefeated in six games in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League.

Faceoff is 3 p.m. against the Sherwood Park Flyers at Akinsdale Arena.

Six points separate the second-place Flyers (15-11) and fourth-place Sabres (10-12-4) in the nitro north division.

The fifth straight victory for the Sabres, 7-4 over the PAC Saints (5-18-4) Monday in St. Albert, lifted the 2018 AMBHL provincial finalists to within one point of the third-place SSAC Southgate Lions (10-13-5) with two games in hand.

Flyers at home

The next game for the St. Albert Flyers is Sunday in the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Hockey League.

Start time is 3:45 p.m. against the Grande Peace Storm (5-15-5) at Akinsdale Arena.

The Flyers (18-5-3) are second in the north division behind the PAC Saints (22-2-2) with eight games remaining before the Sutter North Cup provincial qualifier starts March 7 in Lloydminster.





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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