The Lacombe Generals are no closer to making another appearance at the Allan Cup in the provincial senior AAA finals, trading wins with the Stony Plain Eagle over the weekend.
The Airdrie Techmation Thunder lowered the boom on the Blackfalds Wranglers Tuesday night with a 4-1 victory that officially ended their season.
The Lacombe Generals proved they had the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs’ number this season with a 4-0 provincial semifinal series sweep.
The Lacombe Generals might not have expected quite the war with the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs they’re getting, but came out of their first two battles victorious all the same.
The Blackfalds Wranglers rounded up the Ponoka Stampeders in two straight games to move on to the Heritage Junior Hockey League (HJHL) north division semifinal.
The Rosetown Redwings won the regular season battle, but it was the Lacombe Generals who won the war for the Allan Cup Hockey West league title.
Lightning didn’t strike twice Sunday, but the Blackfalds Wranglers struck often in a dominant 10-1 win over Stettler to close out the regular season.
It was the Blackfalds Wranglers, not the Airdrie Thunder, storming the net with offence Tuesday night, picking up an important 7-3 victory.
Games against the Stony Plain Eagles normally have heightened emotion, but the Lacombe Generals’ 5-2 win on Friday had a little more.