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President's Update - February 25th, 2019

Congratulations to the Southey Marlins on advancing to the HHL semi-finals. The Marlins won their first series, their first playoff games since rejoining the league. On Thursday evening in Southey they defeated the Cupar Canucks 9-2 to win their series 2-1. Carter Budzak with four goals and one assist and Rylan Freed with two goals and four assists led the way for the Marlins. Ryley Storzuk with two goals and Travis Mohr with one goal rounded out the Southey scoring. Cody Hall and Brayden Frank scored for the Canucks.

President's Update - February 19th, 2019

Congratulations to the Raymore Rockets on winning their first round series against the Strasbourg Maroons and moving on to semi-final to face the Bethune Bulldogs. On Monday the Rockets defeated the Maroons 7-3 in Strasbourg. On Tuesday in Raymore the Rockets won game one of the series 4-1. In Strasbourg Dillon Schwartzenberger and Tyrell Shulko scored to give the Rockets a 2-0 lead going into the second period.

President's Update - February 12th, 2019

Highway Hockey League teams split Provincial games....four HHL teams were in action this past weekend in the first round of Provincials. First up were the Cupar Canucks who were taking on the Provincial 'A' Champions Balgonie Bison on Friday evening in Balgonie. Balgonie had a 3-2 lead after one period and Cupar had a 4-3 lead after two periods. Halfway through the third period the game was tied 5-5 and it stayed that way until 12:20 into the second overtime period when Eamin Milligan scored for the Bison. The Canucks were outshot 51-19. Colby Miller stopped 45 shots for the Canucks.

President's Update - February 9th, 2019

ALL Star and Awards Nominees...

Teams are voting in the next week for this year's awards. Here are this year's nominees:


League MVP 

Ryan Holfeld - Bethune 

Kyle Hall - Cupar

Liam Brennan - Lumsden

Tyler Bell - Raymore

Pat Thompson-Gale - Southey

Mike Arnold - Strasbourg


League MVP Local - Eckdahl- Jennings Trophy


Lucas Ulmer - Bethune

President's Update - January 30th, 2019

Provincials begin for our teams on Friday, February 8th. This year we have four teams participating. Bethune, Cupar and Lumsden are competing in 'A' and Southey is in 'B'. Players from Strasbourg, many playing with Marlins, and Raymore are playing for other teams in Provincials. I will confirm where everyone is playing and report that information. Next Friday, the 8th of February, the Cupar Canucks will be in Balgonie to play the Bison at 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, the 9th of February, the Southey Marlins will host the Carnduff Red Devils at 8:00 p.m.

President's Update - January 21st, 2019 we go again....the Southey Marlins defeated the Lumsden Monarchs in Southey on Friday evening 6-5 in a shootout. The Marlins have now been in four shootouts this year and have won all four of those games. The Marlins became the first team to defeat the Monarchs this season. Ryley Storzuk and Brendan Bentz scored in the first period for the Marlins and the Monarchs got a power play goal form Liam Brennan and it was 2-1 going into the second period.

President's Update - January 15th, 2019

The Southey Marlins won their third shoot out game of the year Saturday evening in Strasbourg. There have been five shootouts so far this year and the Marlins have been in three of them and have won all three of the shootouts they have been in. Coming off a 5-0 loss in Lumsden the evening before, the Marlins were down 3-0 early in the second period and proceeded to score three straight goals and tie the game up. Before the end of the second period, the Maroons would score and the Marlins would quickly answer that goal and the teams were tied 4-4 going into the third period.

President's Update - January 8th, 2019

Every team played twice this past weekend with Lumsden and Bethune winning twice, Cupar and Southey splitting and Strasbourg and Raymore losing both of their games. The Bethune Bulldogs started their weekend in Raymore where they scored once in the first period and three times in the third period on their way to a 4-0 win over the Rockets. Ryan Holfeld picked up the shutout in the Bethune net. Carter Smith scored twice, Russ Nielson scored once and Lucas Ulmer had a shorthanded goal.

President's Update - January 3rd, 2019

First off, here is to a great year for everyone...our 2018 schedule ended on December 22nd. That weekend the Strasbourg Maroons had a back to back set with the Raymore Rockets. On the Friday evening in Strasbourg the Rockets opened the scoring with goals from Michael Jordan and Brett Kealy and had a 2-0 lead. The Maroons would respond with a power play goal from Sean Delwo and then late in the period got a shorthanded goal from Tanner Exner and it was tied going into the second period. Mike Arnold would score a shorthanded goal in the second period and then  Jory Miller scored.

President's Update - December 17th, 2018

The Strasbourg Maroons picked up their first win of the season on Friday evening in Strasbourg with an 8-2 victory over the Southey Marlins. Mike Arnold and Tanner Exner both led the way with two goals and three assists each. Garret Lockeridge scored twice and on the power play Bryton Beattie and Sean Delwo each scored. Nelson Davis and Pat Thompson-Gale scored for the Marlins. Dallin Sorenson picked up his first win of the season stopping 39 shots. David Perkin was in the Southey net. The Maroons had four minor penalties and the Marlins had six.


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