Archive : ' Hockey'

English River Miners announce team captains

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE After a six-week leadership evaluation process both on and off the ice, the English River Miners staff has appointed four mature players to lead the team this season. Newcomer Bryan Kromm was chosen [...]

Q&A with billet mom Melissa McKenzie Marcellais

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Cochenour resident Melissa McKenzie Marcellais, her husband Dennis, and their children Carleigh (8) and Connor (5) are gearing up for their second season as a billet family for the English River Miners. This [...]

Letter to the Editor: Can athletes succeed in a small town?

Being raised in a small, rural town has its pros and cons. If you’ve grown up in one, you are no doubt aware of this. Sure they offer a certain degree of safety thanks to the [...]

Slow start for the English River Miners

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY The English River Miners kicked off the 2014-2015 season with back-to-back games against the Dryden Ice Dogs this past weekend, resulting in a two-game winning streak for the Ice Dogs. At the Ear [...]

English River Miners prepare for season opener in Ear Falls

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY With the home opener against the Dryden Ice Dogs on Sept. 19 quickly approaching, English River Miners’ president Jason Vinet reflects on last season and ambitions for a league championship title in year [...]