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Brett Robertson of the Lacombe Generals is kept to the outside by Dallen Hall of the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs as he works to stop pucks getting through to goaltender Devon Fordyce during Game 2 of provincial senior AAA hockey playoffs Monday at the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. The Generals defeated the Chiefs 3-2 in overtime. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Generals top Chiefs, Fordyce twice

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.

Braden Olsen of the Blackfalds Wranglers scores against Ponoka Stampeder goaltender Taylor McLaughlin during second period Heritage Junior Hockey League quarter-final playoff action Friday night at the Ponoka Recreation and Culture Complex. The Wrangler defeated the Stampeders 5-2. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Blackfalds stampedes over Ponoka

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.

Ian Barteaux of the Lacombe Generals steals the puck from Todd Fiddler of the Stony Plain Eagles during the Allan Cup Hockey West league semifinal on Friday. The Generals won the game 7-1, and followed that up with a 5-3 victory over Rosetown for the league championship on Saturday. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Generals capture ACHW title

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.

Goaltender Nick Lepp of the Stettler Lightning makes a save on Curtis Rangen of the Blackfalds Wranglers as he crashes the crease during Heritage Junior Hockey League action at the Blackfalds Multi-plex Arena on Sunday. The Wranglers defeated the Lightning 10-1 in their last regular season game before playoffs. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe)

Wranglers bottle Lightning

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.

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