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Icedogs pick up a win on home ice over Fox Creek

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Slave Lake Icedogs gave the home fans quite a bit to cheer about on Saturday night, when they handled the Fox Creek Ice Kings, winning 6 – 2. This came after frustrating losses to Fox Creek…

Leader staff If the members of the Slave Lake U18 Female Thunder got any homework done on the weekend, it probably was on the bus. They would have had plenty of time going to High Level and coming back. The…
Slave Lake teams back in action as second half kicks off

Minor hockey report Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader U18The Slave Lake U18 Thunder beat Barrhead 8 – 2 on Sunday on home ice. Slave Lake goal-scorers were Nathan Hartman and Jethro Green with a pair apiece, Kolby Courtorielle, Kris Courtorielle, Paul Houle…
Three new faces in Icedogs’ dressing room

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Slave Lake Icedogs have acquired three new players. New head coach Dave Hyrsky is no doubt hoping they will improve the club in its stretch run, resulting in a playoff berth. The three newcomers are goalie…

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader New year, same story for the Slave Lake Icedogs – they have a long way to go to compete with the top two or three teams in the league. The Northern Alberta Tomahawks is one of those,…
New head coach for the Icedogs

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader It’s getting to be a tradition with the Slave Lake Icedogs – to change coaches over the holidays. Two years ago it was Brian Noad out and Jerry Vale in. This time, Gregg Kennedy is out and…
Slave Lake lands 2022 weightlifting provincials

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Slave Lake will host the 2022 provincial weightlifting championship meet. It will be over three days in July (COVID rules permitting, of course). One of the organizers is Khalil Mouallem, himself a competitive weightlifter. His partner in…
Icedogs win high-scoring games vs. Mackenzie, Gibbons

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Hockey games with 22 goals don’t happen that often, but now one has right here in Slave Lake. The Icedogs scored 13 of them in a four-goal win over the Mackenzie Mountaineers on Saturday night. It’s probably…
Wins, losses, ties in final games before the Christmas break

Minor hockey report Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader U18 FemaleThe female Thunder played in High Prairie Friday night, losing 3 – 1. Addyson White scored the lone Slave Lake goal. Rachelle Srouji stopped 14 shots in the Slave Lake net. U15The U15…
Two wins put Icedogs in fourth place, for now

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Slave Lake Junior Icedogs vaulted past Fox Creek into fourth place in the GMHL West on the weekend, thanks to a pair of victories over the Gibbons Pioneers. The scores were 6 – 4 on Friday…
Minor hockey report: U18s keep winning

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader U18The U18 team ran their record to nine wins and a tie with a 6 – 0 victory over Westlock on Dec. 12. The score might actually flatter Westlock as the shots on goal were 64 –…
Icedogs vs. Wolves: step right up!

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Former Slave Lake Wolves’ players are going to be dusting off their hockey gear and returning to the ice for an exhibition game on Dec. 15. They’re taking on the current Slave Lake Icedogs, in what organizer…