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Braves Close Out Great Week With Win and OT Loss

Fri Oct 17 2014

The Saanich Braves completed their best week in a very long time, taking 5 out of possible 6 points with a win over Peninsula last Wednesday and then a 7-4 win over Nanaimo Friday and a 5-4 OT loss to Kerry Park on Saturday.   On Friday, Nyshan Basra was the hero, scoring a hat-trick to lead the Braves to the win over the Buccaneers.  The Braves jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but the Bucs rebounded to take a 3-2 lead into the first break. Two goals by Basra in the second and one from Nanaimo sent the teams into...

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Braves Add to Panthers Woes With 6-3 Victory

Wed Oct 15 2014

Braves Add to Panthers Woes With 6-3 Victory

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) - Cameron Kovesdi had a hat-trick and two assists and Ben Meek had a goal and two assists to lead the Saanich Braves to a 6-3 win over the Peninsula Panthers in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action Wednesday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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Wolves Escape With Win Over Braves

Fri Oct 10 2014

Wolves Escape With Win Over Braves

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - Corey Peterson's goal with 3:18 remaining proved to be the difference as the Westshore Wolves escaped with a 3-1 win over the Saanich Braves in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action Friday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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BRAVES WIN! BRAVES WIN! The Streak is Over!

Wed Oct 08 2014

BRAVES WIN!  BRAVES WIN! The Streak is Over!

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - Nick Guerra had the hat-trick to help lead the Saanich Braves to a 6-2 win over the Oceanside Generals in VIJHL action Wednesday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich. The win snaps a 26-game losing streak (including playoffs) for the Braves that extends back to January 3, 2014.

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Cougars Have Braves Number

Fri Oct 03 2014

Cougars Have Braves Number

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - For the second straight night, the Victoria Cougars defeated the Saanich Braves by a 5-goal deficit, this time stopping the Braves by a score of 6-1 Friday night in VIJHL action at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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Glacier Kings Put Braves on Ice

Fri Sep 26 2014

Glacier Kings Put Braves on Ice

The Saanich Braves dropped their seventh game in a row to begin the season, as they lost a tough 4-2 battle to the visiting Comox Valley Glacier Kings in VIJHL action Friday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich. It was much of the same old same old for the Braves, who battled hard early, being tied 2-2 with the Glacier Kings after two periods of play, but allowing a pair of third period goals that clinched the deal for the Glacier Kings.

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Braves Come Up Short in Nanaimo

Thu Sep 25 2014

The Saanich Braves played a strong game but dropped a 3-1 decison to the Nanaimo Buccaneers in VIJHL action Thursday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre in Nanaimo. The Braves started former Buccaneer Brandon Ward in net and while he played well against his former teammates, stopping 29 of the 31 shots he faced and earning third star honours, a stickhandling blunder on Nanaimo's second and ultimately game-winning goal proved to be huge.  Ward came out to the top of the face off circle to play a second period dump in, and somehow mishandled the puck, giving it to Nanaimo's Chad...

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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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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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