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Lakers in search of trainer


Looking for a job and have a love of hockey? The Fort Frances Lakers Junior A Hockey Team is searching for a Trainer for the 2020-21 hockey season. The Trainer will ensure health and safety during all hockey related activities both on and off ice. The Trainer will preferably have a background in the health field. Mandatory HNO certifications will be provided through e-learning.

SIJHL welcomes back referee Andrew Bartlett


You’d be hard pressed to find anyone involved in the SIJHL happier to see a return to action than referee Andrew Bartlett.

Bartlett was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer a year ago. It’s been 12 months since he put on the blades. His first game back was an exhibition tilt involving the Dryden Ice Dogs and the home town Red Lake Miners last weekend.

Practice makes perfect

Pre-season play has begun for the Superior International Hockey League, and the Fort Frances Lakers, under new head coach Bernie Lynch, above, are ready. They've been practicing daily, to build their skills and speed. Their first games since COVID shut down the league in spring will be against the Red Lake Miners, November 28 and 29.

Rainy River Curling looking for league organizers


In a request circulated this past week, The Rainy River Curling Club outlined its hopes for this season’s use of its facilities. They are looking for volunteer community members to organize Leagues for the season and rent ice time from the RRCC. Ice is to be available from December through mid-March, depending on weather.