• Wenatchee set to join BCHL’s Interior conference

    The BCHL’s Interior conference is about to get a whole lot more Wild. In a move approved by the British Columbia Hockey League, the Wenatchee Wild will be moving into the now seven-team Interior conference for the...

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  • Risteau, Berger rookie all-stars

    On April 4, the British Columbia Hockey League announced the 2016-17 all-star teams, as chosen by the play-by-play broadcasters in each of the league’s 17 member communities. Two Merritt Centennials were selected to the BCHL’s All-Rookie Team....

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  • Chiefs-Vees in Fred Page final

    It comes as no great surprise that the Chilliwack Chiefs and Penticton Vees find themselves locked in battle for the Fred Page Cup — which is awarded to the playoff champions of the British Columbia Hockey League....

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  • Cents’ spring camp a success

    The Merritt Centennials held the first of two spring evaluation camps on the weekend, with close to 100 skaters on hand from across Canada and the United States. “There was some excellent talent,” said Cents’ head coach...

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  • GM Joe Martin reflects on the Cents’ season

    There was just nothing left in the tank. The Merritt Centennials showed the cumulative effect of two very gruelling playoff rounds in a row, as they fell 6-2 to the Penticton Vees in the seventh-and-deciding game of...

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  • BHANDAL: A season to remember

    “The Cents win! The Cents win! The Centennials WIN!” These words highlighted the playoff run the Merritt Centennials had this past season. As the voice of the team, I got to call some fantastic games, which will...

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  • Cents fall in game seven; season over

      It’s over! The Merritt Centennials’ exhilarating post-season run came to a crashing halt on Monday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, as the Cents fell to the Vees 6-2 in the seventh and...

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  • Overtime win sends Cents-Vees series to seven

        Tyrell Buckley’s second goal of the playoffs at 10:23 of the first overtime period on Friday lifted the Merritt Centennials to a 2-1 home ice victory in game six of their best-of-seven playoff series with...

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  • Cents force a game six with stunning win in Penticton

      It ain’t over till it’s over! This pithy sports truism, immortalized by the late New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, rang out loud and clear on Thursday night as the underdog Merritt Centennials fought off almost-certain...

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  • Cents faced with do-or-die situation

      It’s deja vu all over again. Just like in 2012, the Merritt Centennials find themselves down 3-1 in their second-round playoff series with the Penticton Vees following an overtime loss in game four at home. And...

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