Year: 2015

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Wire Service / December 16, 2015

Rebels late goal cracks Ice
The Kootenay Ice have recorded a Western Hockey League low six wins this season, but are capable of throwing a scare into the top teams. The Red Deer Rebels were reminded of that Tuesday and needed a pair of late goals to secure a 4-2 victory over the Ice before 1,794 fans at Western Financial Place.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015

Up tempo style has Cougars girl’s team off to strong start
If you have the horses you might as well gallop. “I’d like to a be a little more up tempo team this year and I think I have the athletes to do that,” Notre Dame Cougars coach Ed Major said Tuesday, following his club’s 57-51 senior high girls basketball win over the visiting Sylvan Lake H.J. Cody Lakers.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015

Carey Price named year’s top Canadian athlete
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price says he hasn’t built a trophy room in his house yet, even if the awards are starting to pile up. Price became the first hockey goaltender to win the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s top athlete on Tuesday.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015

Lacombe to be new home of Generals
Growing weary of playing in front of small crowds in an antiquated facility and suffering financially in the process, the Bentley Generals will be on the move following the current hockey season. When the 2016-17 Chinook Hockey League season opens, the Bentley Generals will be the Lacombe Generals.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015

Vipers to host memorable last provincials at Arena
The Red Deer Vipers are fully aware of the significance of being the last team to play for a provincial title in the Red Deer Arena. The Vipers will host the Alberta junior B hockey championship March 31 to April 3 in the Arena, which is scheduled for demolition shortly after.

Carson Papke / December 16, 2015

Rangers snap Oilers’ win streak
Henrik Lundqvist knows one game is not a cure-all for the New York Rangers’ recent ills. What it could be, though, is an antibiotic. “This was just so needed, this win, I think for so many reasons,” the star goalie said after the Rangers ended Edmonton’s six-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015

Flames get rare road win in overtime
The Calgary Flames started their three-game road trip in a way that’s been unusual for them this season. They won.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015

LGBTQ+ policy receives ‘overwhelming’ support
Red Deer Public Schools now have a sexual orientation and gender identity policy in place to provide an inclusive environment for sexual or gender minority students, employees and families.

Advocate Staff / December 16, 2015