EDMONTON — Over 600 players from 34 teams spanning the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories were on hand at the second annual OneHockey youth hockey tournament May 18-20 at the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.
At the conclusion of the three-day weekend of festivities, six new champions were crowned including the Oil Country Penguins which won for the second year in a row.
Already a world-wide phenomenon, OneHockey continues to provide outstanding hockey memories that will last a lifetime during its multiple weekend-long youth tournaments and this past weekend was no exception.
ONEHOCKEY EDMONTON TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
Devareaux Daredevils 3, NAA Chain 2 (2006 Silver)
Most Valuable Players: Brodie Hicks, Kole Keen, Daredevils
Honorable Mention: Lucas Stadlwieser, Kyle Gautreau, Chain
Can-West Outriders 2, Fort McMurray Mountaineers 0 (2007 Silver)
Most Valuable Players: Adam Kisilevich, Blake O’Dempsey, Outriders
Honorable Mention: Ethan Pittman, Thomas George, Mountaineers
Jr. Riggers 8, NAS Snipers 2 (2008 Gold)
Most Valuable Players: Abel Fausak, Kasey Fuson, Riggers
Honorable Mention: Jett Toma, Kael Haman, Snipers
Oil Country Penguins 8, Jr. Eagles 2 (2009 Gold)
Most Valuable Players: Brandon Bernardo, Carson Ralph, Penguins
Honorable Mention: Carter Yavis, Dominik Chapman, Eagles
Jr. Storm 5, Chain 3 (2009 Silver)
Most Valuable Players: Easton Doran, Dreycen Lauck, Storm
Honorable Mention: Karson Bownlee, Brody Virostek, Chain
Ice Crushers 6, Can-West Bearcats 3 (2010 Silver)
Most Valuable Players: Liam Roberts, Ethan Lobay, Crushers
Honorable Mention: Ahmad Fayad, Chase Huberdeau, Bearcats
ONEHOCKEY WORLD HOLIDAY INVITE
This winter, OneHockey will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ever youth hockey tournament.
Currently, the Minor Hockey Tournament held in Calgary in 2007 holds the record with 664 teams comprised of 10,992 players competing in 957 games on 42 sheets of ice.
OneHockey’s 2018 Holiday Invite, set for December 27-30 in Michigan, however, is well within reach of that mark with 567 teams committed as of March.
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