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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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Panthers Get OT Win to Split Home and Home With Braves

Fri Oct 31 2014

Panthers Get OT Win to Split Home and Home With Braves

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) - Reece Costain scored with 47 seconds left in the first overtime period to give the Peninsula Panthers a 2-1 win over the Saanich Braves in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) action Friday night at the Panorama Recreation Centre in North Saanich.

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Braves Get Revenge on Kerry Park

Wed Oct 22 2014

Braves Get Revenge on Kerry Park

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart -  The Saanich Braves got goals from five different players as they skated to a 5-2 win over the Kerry Park Islanders in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) action Wednesday night at Pearkes Arena in Saanich.

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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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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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