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The North Stars are coming off a 9-6 win in game four on Tuesday night. Here's a preview for yet another elimination game, set for the Civic Centre tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The North Stars are coming off a 9-6 win in game four on Tuesday night. Here's a preview for yet another elimination game, set for the Civic Centre tonight at 7:30 p.m. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Video preview: North Stars vs. Bruins game 5

By battlefordsNOW Staff
April 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

Down but not out, the Battlefords North Stars trail their best-of-seven semifinal series with the Estevan Bruins 3-1, but are coming off a 9-6 win on the road on Tuesday.

The UMD Bulldogs pose for their NCAA West Regional Championship photo in late March, which came after a 2-1 win over Air Force. Battleford's Blake Young is the only player wearing his hat backwards, in the second row from the front.
The UMD Bulldogs pose for their NCAA West Regional Championship photo in late March, which came after a 2-1 win over Air Force. Battleford's Blake Young is the only player wearing his hat backwards, in the second row from the front. Riley Tufte/Twitter

Battleford native Young playing in Frozen Four for second straight year

By Nathan Kanter
April 5, 2018 - 10:00am

While the Battlefords North Stars have a do-or-die playoff game tonight at the Civic Centre, one of their alumni will also be playing to keep his season alive.

An online petition to allow the Battleford Barons hockey club to wear crests in memory of Ash Lascelle has reached almost 2,000 signatures.
An online petition to allow the Battleford Barons hockey club to wear crests in memory of Ash Lascelle has reached almost 2,000 signatures. Submitted photo/Konnor Snyder

Online petition against BMHA ruling gaining momentum

By Roger White
April 4, 2018 - 2:11pm Updated: April 5, 2018 - 10:51am

When Konnor Snyder puts on his hockey jersey this season, the 15-year-old hopes he won’t just be playing for the crest on the front of the jersey but for a crest on the left arm as well.

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