• Seeger chosen playoff MVP

    The Merritt Centennials announced last week that 21-year-old forward Stephan Seeger has been selected the team’s playoff Most Valuable Player for 2016-17. In 11 post-season games, the Mississauga, Ont. native racked up 10 points (five goals, five...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Huge win puts the Cents back in the series

      Wow! Didn’t see this coming. The Merritt Centennials got goals from five different players in a resounding 5-1 victory over the Penticton Vees in game three of their best-of-seven series on Monday night at the Nicola...

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  • Cents come up empty in game two

      It’s gut check-time for the Merritt Centennials. For the second night in a row, the Cents fell 4-1 to the Penticton Vees, and again didn’t look good in the process. In front of over 2,800 fans...

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  • Cents tripped up by Vees in playoff series opener

      A two-goal performance by defenseman Gabe Bast was all the Penticton Vees really needed as they skated to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Merritt Centennials in game one of their best-of-seven, second-round Interior semi-final playoff...

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