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First Period Proves Costly in Braves Loss to Kerry Park

Fri Sep 19 2014

First Period Proves Costly in Braves Loss to Kerry Park

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - The Saanich Braves fell behind 3-0 in the first period and after a bit of a comeback in the second, eventually fell 6-3 to the Kerry Park Islanders in VIJHL action Friday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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Braves Make Roster Moves Prior to Game With Kerry Park

Fri Sep 19 2014

The Saanich Braves announced a number of roster moves Friday in advance of their game with the Kerry Park Islanders.  The team has released forwards Kyle Smeding and Mike Affleck, as well as goaltender Nick Dueck.  Joining the team are goaltender Brandon Ward, acquired from the Nanaimo Buccaneers and Kurtis Coburn and Ryan Friesen, both acquired from the Sicamous Eagles of the KIJHL. Smeding saw action in 3 games for the Braves, scoring a goal and no assists.  Affleck played in 2 games and did not register a point.  Dueck made the start in 3 of the Braves 4 games to...

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Braves Fall to Undefeated Wolves

Sat Sep 13 2014

Braves Fall to Undefeated Wolves

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - The Westshore Wolves put a damper on the pomp and circumstance surrounding the Saanich Braves home opener by coming away with a 6-2 victory in VIJHL action Friday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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Braves Claim Moral Victory in Loss to Cougars

Fri Sep 12 2014

Braves Claim Moral Victory in Loss to Cougars

Story and Photo by Christian J. Stewart  - Despite a 5-0 loss to the Victoria Cougars in VIJHL action on Thursday night, the Saanich Braves left Archie Browning Arena in Esquimalt feeling a little bit better about themselves than they did a week ago at the same time.

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Heartbreak for Braves as They Fall to Wolves in OT

Wed Sep 10 2014

Heartbreak for Braves as They Fall to Wolves in OT

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - The Westshore Wolves overcame an early third-period 4-1 deficit, scoring three third period goals and then getting the winner from Cory Hatcher with 14.7 seconds left in the first overtime to defeat the Saanich Braves 5-4 Wednesday night in VIJHL action at The Q Centre in Victoria.

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Young Braves Struggle in Opener Against Cougars

Thu Sep 04 2014

Young Braves Struggle in Opener Against Cougars

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - If the Saanich Braves want to know what it will take to have success in the VIJHL this season, they need look no further than the team across the ice from them on Thursday night at Archie Browning Arena, as the Victoria Cougars were in mid-season form, outshooting the Braves 47-8 and handing the Braves a 9-0 loss in the VIJHL season opener for both teams.

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Wolves Rebound With 5-2 Win Over Braves

Fri Aug 29 2014

Wolves Rebound With 5-2 Win Over Braves

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - Kyle Richter scored a pair of goals to help the Westshore Wolves defeat the Saanich Braves 5-2 Friday night in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) pre-season action at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.  The Wolves win avenges a 3-2 loss suffered to the Braves at JDF Arena on Thursday night, one that saw a very young and inexperienced Wolves team get outshot by the Braves 40-20 on the night.

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Braves Open Pre-Season With 3-2 Win Over Westshore

Thu Aug 28 2014

The Saanich Braves received goals from Evan Horvath, Josh Poland and Quinn Miller to grab a 3-2 victory over the Westshore Wolves in VIJHL pre-season action Thursday night at Juan De Fuca Arena in Colwood. The Wolves jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead when Drayson Lum converted a nice 2-on-1 pass, tipping it just inside the post past Braves starter Jason Stewart 3:20 in, but it was all Braves after that with Horvath and Poland scoring in quick succession, the Braves peppering 17 shots total on Wolves starter Chris Smith and Stewart stopping the remaining 8 shots that he saw...

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Braves Open Camp With Optimistic Outlook for 2014-2015

Tue Aug 26 2014

Braves Open Camp With Optimistic Outlook for 2014-2015

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - The Saanich Braves hit the ice at Pearkes Arena Monday afternoon for an intra-squad game to open their 2014-2015 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) training camp and take the first steps toward putting a less than stellar 2013-2014 season behind them.

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Saanich Jr Braves Hockey Team

47 Great Seasons and Counting...

Saanich Braves Hockey TeamThe Saanich Braves are looking forward to another year of growth for the franchise, with many of the returning players to the team looking forward to a break-out season for their game. This is our 47th season, and there will be a variety of on-ice and off-ice activities for the Braves and their fans to enjoy!

The Saanich Braves have become a team of choice for many young players following the growing tradition of the VIJHL, which is emerging as the premier development Jr. B league in B.C.

 

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