Nathan Kanter

Sharks rookie Madison Sansom slides to her knees as she puts the puck behind Swift Current goaltender Amara Lewendon for the fourth goal in Sunday's win.
Sharks rookie Madison Sansom slides to her knees as she puts the puck behind Swift Current goaltender Amara Lewendon for the fourth goal in Sunday's win. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Sharks wrap up weekend series with huge win

By Nathan Kanter
November 27, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: November 27, 2016 - 8:11pm

The Battlefords AAA Sharks responded well after Saturday's 6-3 loss to Swift Current, defeating them on Sunday 4-1 at Battleford Arena.

With the win, the Sharks are now 3-7-0-1 this season, but more importantly they have won three of their last four.

North Stars' blueliners Connor Sych (2) and Kendall Fransoo (6) celebrate with the top line after Ben Allen (front middle) tipped in a Fransoo shot to open the scoring on Friday.
North Stars' blueliners Connor Sych (2) and Kendall Fransoo (6) celebrate with the top line after Ben Allen (front middle) tipped in a Fransoo shot to open the scoring on Friday. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars finish first half of season by doubling up Hounds

By Nathan Kanter
November 26, 2016 - 12:31am

The North Stars followed up their poor third period performance on Wednesday with a better one on Friday in their 4-2 win over Notre Dame.

Better, but not great, according to head coach Nate Bedford.

North Stars forward Layne Young was one of three Battlefords players invited to take part in camp for the 2016 Junior A Challenge.
North Stars forward Layne Young was one of three Battlefords players invited to take part in camp for the 2016 Junior A Challenge. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

Three North Stars invited to Junior A Challenge selection camp

By Nathan Kanter
November 25, 2016 - 12:00pm

North Stars’ players Levi Kleiboer, Cody Spagrud, and Layne Young each received an invite to attend selection camp for the 2016 World Junior A Challenge.

The North Stars celebrate a goal at home over the weekend. On Wednesday, despite scoring five times and coming away victorious over Humboldt, the takeaway was a very poor final period.
The North Stars celebrate a goal at home over the weekend. On Wednesday, despite scoring five times and coming away victorious over Humboldt, the takeaway was a very poor final period. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars squeak by Broncos despite poor 3rd period

By Nathan Kanter
November 24, 2016 - 2:17am

The North Stars got back in the win column on Wednesday night thanks to a 5-3 road win over Humboldt, but their 2-0 lead heading into the third period vanished and the game was nearly tied.

This is the first time the Battlefords have ever had a AA female midget team.
This is the first time the Battlefords have ever had a AA female midget team. battlefordsaaasharks.ca

First ever Battlefords AA female midget team off to great start

By Nathan Kanter
November 23, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Midget A female Sharks are playing in their third season in the North Sask Female Hockey League, but one level up, there’s a brand new Sharks team in its inaugural season.

And they’re already making their mark.

AAA Stars goaltender Lance Alm makes a glove save in Thursday’s game against the Beardy’s Blackhawks at the Civic Centre.
AAA Stars goaltender Lance Alm makes a glove save in Thursday’s game against the Beardy’s Blackhawks at the Civic Centre. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Alm’s exceptional season shouldn’t surprise

By Nathan Kanter
November 23, 2016 - 6:52am

On May 8, 2015, Lance Alm found himself refreshing the web page on his computer more often than normal.

It was the day of the WHL Bantam Draft, a day when the league’s website or social media were the quickest ways to find out if you’d been selected.

Keaton Holinaty (white) avoids a check against the Melville Millionaires on Sept. 26.
Keaton Holinaty (white) avoids a check against the Melville Millionaires on Sept. 26. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Holinaty’s new found confidence leads to success

By Nathan Kanter
November 22, 2016 - 2:21pm

Two years ago, 18-year-old Keaton Holinaty came to North Stars camp and was cut by coach Kevin Hasselberg.

Now, he’s lighting the lamp early and often for Battlefords in his final season of junior. He is currently second on the team in goals with 12 in 26 games.

The Kindersley Red Lions play against the Kerrobert Tigers in an SWHL game in early November.
The Kindersley Red Lions play against the Kerrobert Tigers in an SWHL game in early November. Twitter/Moises Canales

Senior hockey weekend wrap

By Nathan Kanter
November 21, 2016 - 12:00pm

Both the Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League (SPHL) and Sask West Hockey League (SWHL) had multiple teams in action over the weekend.

In its second weekend of regular season play, the SPHL saw both blowouts and one-goal affairs.

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