Thompson Sports News Archives for 2022-01

Northstars road trip results in losses to Winnipeg and Interlake

The Norman Northstars had a rough time on the road this week, even after forward Brady Krentz was named CCM Player of the Week.


The Northstars continued to struggle against the 2nd place Winnipeg Wild as they posted a 4-1 loss on Friday.


Saturday was more of an equal match up as the 10th place Northstars were edged out by the 11th place Interlake Lightning 7-6.


The Manitoba U-18 AAA Hockey League announed Krentz as the Chicken Chef Player of the Week last week. It states the 17-year-old is tied for fifth in the league for scoring.

Northstars kick of three day road trip tonight against Winnipeg Wild

The Norman Northstars are on the road this weekend, facing off against the Winnipeg Wild tonight.


Tomorrow, the Northstars are taking on Central Plains and then on Sunday they will be in Interlake to battle the Lightning.


Kenora has cancelled the remainder of their season, which means the Northstars won't be hosting the Thistles next weekend. Instead they'll be preparing for their next road trip against Central Plains, Yellowhead, and Parkland to wrap up the month.

The Norman Northstars had a rough start after their holiday break


The Norman Northstars faced the Pembina Valley Hawks over the weekend.


They were unable to capitalize on important key moments during Saturday's game and lost 5 - 4 in overtime.


On Sunday, they didn't fare any better as the Hawks came out on top 4 - 3.


The Northstars next game is down south against the Winnipeg Wild on Friday,  January 14th and Interlake on Saturday,  January 15th.


The pair of home games against Kenora the following weekend are currently cancelled.




Flin Flon Bombers announce pair of trades ahead of SJHL trade deadline

The Flin Flon Bombers have announced a pair of trades ahead of the SJHL's Jan. 10 trade deadline.


The Bombers have struck a deal with the Weyburn Red Wings to acquire forward Drew Kuzma and a 4th round draft pick in the 2022 draft.


This is in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick, a player development fee, and future considerations.

Northstars kick off 2022 with a pair of games against Pembina Valley

The 10th place Norman Northstars are set to kick off their 2022 against the 9th place Pembina Valley Hawks Jan. 8 at the C.A Nesbit Arena here in Thompson.


The puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m.


The last time the Northstars played the Hawks back at the end of October, they split the pair of games.


Jan. 9's game starts at 1:30 p.m.

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