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Tough Week as Braves Drop Three

Mon Dec 15 2014

It was a tough week for the Braves this past week, as they embarked on a three game road trip and came out on the short end of each, losing to the Westshore Wolves, Campbell River Storm and Kerry Park Islanders. On Wednesday, Dec. 10 , the Braves ventured to the Q Centre to take on the Wolves.  Riley Mathieson made his first start between the pipes for Saanich and was greeted rudely by the Wolves who scored three times in the first period to hold a 3-1 lead at the first break.  After a scoreless second, the Wolves would score...

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Third Period Collapse Again Proves Costly For Braves

Fri Dec 05 2014

Third Period Collapse Again Proves Costly For Braves

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - The Saanich Braves took a 2-1 lead into the third period Friday, only to see the Peninsula Panthers score four unanswered goals and come away with a 5-2 win in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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Cougars Continue Dominance Over Braves

Thu Dec 04 2014

Cougars Continue Dominance Over Braves

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - After narrowly escaping with a 4-3 double overtime win over the Saanich Braves at Pearkes Arena last Friday, the Victoria Cougars made certain that would not happen again Thursday night, scoring five third period goals to cruise to a 7-1 win over the Braves in VIJHL action at Archie Browning Arena in Esquimalt.

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Braves Shine in Double OT Loss to Cougars

Fri Nov 28 2014

Playing perhaps their best game of the season, the Saanich Braves capped off their week by earning 3 out of a possible 4 points following a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to the Victoria Cougars in double overtime Friday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich. Earlier in the week the Braves punished the Oceanside Generals 6-1. The Braves, who have had trouble scoring against the Cougars so far in 2014-2015, did not face the same problem Friday, scoring once in the first and two more times in the second to hold a 3-1 lead over the Cougars mid-way through the game. Scoring for...

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Basra Hat-Trick Leads Braves to Big Win Over Generals

Wed Nov 26 2014

Basra Hat-Trick Leads Braves to Big Win Over Generals

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - Nyshan Basra had a hat-trick and Evan Horvath had a goal and an assist to lead the Saanich Braves to a decisive 6-1 win over the Oceanside Generals in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) action Wednesday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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Catching Up With the Braves: Losing Streak Reaches Five

Mon Nov 24 2014

It has been a tough last two weeks for the Saanich Braves, as their losing streak has moved up to five games following a tough and crazy 7-6 loss in overtime last Saturday night to the Westshore Wolves at The Q Centre in Colwood. The Braves held a 2-1 lead mid-way through the game, only to see the Wolves score three more times before the period was out to take a 4-3 lead into the second break. Two more goals by Westshore and one by Saanich in the third, saw the score reach 6-4 Wolves, before the Braves tallied two late...

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Braves Wiped Out By Severe Storm

Wed Nov 12 2014

Braves Wiped Out By Severe Storm

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) November 12, 2014, Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Campbell River Storm blew into Pearkes Arena and received a hat-trick from Connor Logan and a pair of goals from Michael Olson to wipe out the Saanich Braves 8-0 in a Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) game Wednesday night in Saanich.

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Braves Take Out Frustrations of Game Cancellation on Westshore Wolves

Fri Nov 07 2014

After having their Thursday night game in Kerry Park cancelled due to storm related issues and a power failure at the Mill Bay Arena, the Saanich Braves took all their saved up energy and let it loose on the Westshore Wolves Friday night, cruising to an 8-2 win.  The teams played a scoreless first period and then exploded for 8 second period goals, six of which came from the sticks of the Braves, as they took a 6-2 lead into the second break.  Two more goals in the third finished the scoring and gave the Braves the easy win.  Kyle...

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Braves Good But Cougars (Still) Better

Wed Nov 05 2014

Braves Good But Cougars (Still) Better

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart - A vastly improved Saanich Braves squad (6-2-0-2 in their last ten games) took to the ice against the VIctoria Cougars in VIJHL action Wednesday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich and in an entertaining, hard-hitting affair, the Braves gave all they had, but still ended up on the losing end of a 4-1 score to the high flying Cougars.

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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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