• Van Unen makes Team Canada West

      Eighteen-year-old Merritt Centennials’ forward Rylan Van Unen has been named to the 22-man roster of Team Canada West (TCW) for the upcoming 2017 World Junior A Challenge (WJAC), scheduled for Dec. 10 to 14 in Truro,...

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  • Cents’ win streak at three; bring on the Wild and Apes

    For the second time this season, the Merritt Centennials have managed to put together a three-game winning streak. The most recent trio of back-to-back victories includes Friday’s 7-4 win versus the visiting West Kelowna Warriors, and a...

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  • Cents fortunate to earn another weekend split

      For the second weekend in a row, the Merritt Centennials played just well enough to split their pair of games against BCHL opponents. After being thumped 7-2 on the road by the West Kelowna Warriors at...

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  • MINOR HOCKEY REPORT: Merritt plays host to atom tournament

    Atom Rec The spotlight will shine on atom rec hockey this coming weekend as the local LNB Jr. Cents play host to seven out-of-town teams in a three-day tournament taking place at both local arenas on Friday,...

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  • MINOR HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Penalty filled affair for midget reps

    Bantam Rec The Murray GM bantams took both ends of a home-ice doubleheader against 100 Mile on the weekend. On Saturday, the local side routed the visitors 12-1. Sunday, the score was a lot closer, with Merritt...

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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...

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  • Penner wins gold with Team BC at 2017 WHL Cup

      Merritt Centennials’ trainer and athletic therapist Kim Penner returned to her regular duties with the local junior A hockey club this week wearing a smile from ear to ear. A gold medal will do that to you....

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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...

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  • 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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