• Midget reps make history by winning home tourney

      It’s been a long time coming, but the Merritt Tracker Sports midget reps finally did it — winning their own annual Thanksgiving Icebreaker tournament. After years and years of settling for second place or less at...

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  • Former ‘Voice of the Cents’ calls NHL games

      The meteoric rise through the ranks of play-by-play analysis continues for Mantar Bhandal, the former Merritt Centennials announcer who recently called his first NHL game on the weekend. Only a year after calling his very first...

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  • Midget reps set to host turkey tournament

      The Merritt Tracker Sports midget rep Jr. Centennials kick off the local minor hockey league season in fine fashion this weekend with their annual Thanksgiving Icebreaker tournament. A total of six out-of-town teams will be taking...

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  • Centennials’ 2017-18 regular season begins Friday

      The Merritt Centennials have  released their schedule of games for the 2017-18 BCHL regular season. Once again, the Cents’ 58-game schedule features 29 home games and 29 away games, although two of those games will be...

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  • Cents’ legend Eddy Beers to be honoured Friday night

      In the storied 45-year history of the Merritt Centennials hockey club, few players have had more of an impact on the community than hometown product Eddy Beers. Born in Zwaag, Holland in 1959 to a family...

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  • Cents pare down roster ahead of opening night

      The Merritt Centennials will go into their first regular-season game on Friday night, at home against the Penticton Vees, with a full roster of 23 players. The Cents made their final training camp cuts on Monday...

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  • Cents continue to mine Ontario hockey league

      For the third time this summer, the Merritt Centennials have dipped into the Ontario junior hockey ranks in search of talent for the upcoming 2017-18 BCHL season. On Aug. 1, the Cents announced the signing of...

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  • Cents’ training camp begins on Monday

      Another exciting season of Merritt Centennials hockey is only days away, with the start of training camp scheduled for this coming Monday, August 21 at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena. Between 50 and 60 skaters will...

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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...

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  • Stead named best Junior A goalie in Canada

    The 2016-17 hockey season is one netminder Kristian Stead is never going to forget. Back in March, the 20-year-old Merritt minor hockey product was chosen the Most Valuable Player and playoff MVP for his Nipawin Hawks team...

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