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Minor hockey takes a two-week break

Icedogs also take a break due to COVID Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The brand-new minor hockey season in Slave Lake came to a screeching halt on Nov. 14. Slave Lake was not on the list of Alberta communities ordered by…
Icedogs move Babchuk

Leader staff Daniil Babchuk, the standout second-year defenceman with the Slave Lake Icedogs is no longer with the team. Traded to Fox Creek is the word from the team’s general manager Lauren Barr. And the official reason? “No comment,” she…
Slave Lake figure skating receives Jumpstart grant

Leader staff Lakeside Figure Skating Club in Slave Lake received $10,000 from the Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant, to help it respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. A media release from Lakeside says, “In September, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced an…
Minor hockey is back! Full slate of pre-season games

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Minor hockey finally arrived back on the scene this past weekend. It came with a new set of headaches, thanks to COVID, but the hockey was good, the kids had fun and fans of the game…
League curling kicks off with last season’s finals

Leader staff In a year of firsts, here’s another one: championship games for the 2019/20 Slave Lake Curling Club league season were played last and this week. Back in March, the curling club closed, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This…
Icedogs face rival Red Wings: end winning streak

Leader staff On October 30 and 31, the Slave Lake Icedogs were scheduled to play the Fox Creek Ice Kings, but for reasons (unknown by press time) the team played the High Prairie Red Wings. Going into the game, Icedogs…
All about the cohorts

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “We will have hockey this year!” that’s the rallying cry of Slave Lake Minor Hockey Association President Chris Taylor. Actual hockey games are due to break out on Nov. 6, which is this coming Friday. That’s…
Handgun sport added at Slave Lake Gun Range

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Practical Shooters Guild member Keith Carlson describes International Practical Shooting as “the most fun you can have with a handgun in Canada. There’s also a great community of individuals who are there for the…