• 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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  • GALLERY: Merritt Centennials hand out the hardware

      On Feb. 26, the Merritt Centennials handed out team awards for the regular season. Your award winners for the 2016/17 season are as follows (all photos by Ian Webster/Herald).

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  • Cents rack up dollars in support of mental health

    The Merritt Centennials donned teal jerseys for a few games at the end of the regular season in order to support the Canadian Mental Health Association. Teal is the official colour of mental health awareness, and the...

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  • Cents sweep Warriors in four straight!

      The Merritt Centennials did the improbable – sweeping the defending RBC national champion West Kelowna Warriors in four games straight to move onto the second round of this year’s BCHL playoffs. The deed was accomplished in...

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  • Fidanza leads Cents to 6-2 win in game three

      Veteran Nick Fidanza’s four-point night led the Merritt Centennials to a convincing 6-2 victory over the West Kelowna Warriors in game three of their best-of-seven playoff series on Monday night. The 20-year-old Kamloops native scored one...

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