• Cents celebrate near-perfect weekend

      Despite the chilly temperatures, the Merritt Centennials returned home Sunday night basking in the warmth of having procured five of a possible six points from their three-game weekend road trip. Merritt couldn’t have gotten things off...

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  • LETTER: Thank you Merritt for support, spirit and Cents

      Editor, After attending our fourth Parents Icebreaker Weekend hosted by the Centennials and the community of Merritt, we wanted to express our appreciation to all involved. The coaching staff, trainer, executives, bus driver, billet families, volunteers...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Cents look to build on thrilling OT win over ’Backs

      Despite earning just two of a possible six points from their three games this past week, the Merritt Centennials should be feeling pretty good about themselves as they get ready to host the Trail Smoke Eaters...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Berger earns BCHL Player of the Week honours

      The Centennials came up short on Wednesday night against the visiting Chilliwack Chiefs, missing out on an opportunity to leap frog a few teams in the overall BCHL standings. The loss came at home, after the...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Cents GM makes some moves on the backend

      Merritt Centennials’ head coach and GM Joe Martin has made his first move to bolster the team’s roster. Last week, Martin acquired 18-year-old defenseman Colten Gerlib from Kamloops in exchange for the playing rights to Ethan...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Cents add depth behind the bench with new coaching hire

      The Merritt Centennials have enhanced their coaching situation for the 2017-18 BCHL campaign with the hiring of 22-year-old Brandon Shaw from Barrie, Ont. Shaw joins Matt Samson as a second assistant on the bench under Joe...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Bring on the Vees!

    For the first time in five seasons, the Merritt Centennials have made it to the second round of the BCHL playoffs, thanks to a four-games-to-none sweep of the West Kelowna Warriors in their best-of-seven first round series....

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Risteau will join Gleekel at St. Lawrence University

    Eighteen-year-old Zach Risteau, from Lakeville, Minn., is the latest Merritt Centennial to earn an NCAA Division 1 college scholarship to the United States. Risteau has committed to play for the St. Lawrence University Saints beginning in the...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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