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North Stars head coach and general manager Kevin Hasselberg has done his homework in preparation of Thursday’s SJHL Draft.
North Stars head coach and general manager Kevin Hasselberg has done his homework in preparation of Thursday’s SJHL Draft. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars set for second annual SJHL Bantam Draft

By Craig Beauchemin
May 31, 2016 - 11:17am

The second instalment of the SJHL Bantam Draft is set to take place next week on Thursday, June 2 in Nipawin. The following day, the teams and league will convene to discuss scheduling for the 2016-17 season along with other topics in need of discussion.

The Battlefords North Stars console one another after a heartbreaking double OT loss, ending their 2015-16 season.
The Battlefords North Stars console one another after a heartbreaking double OT loss, ending their 2015-16 season. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars season ends with double OT loss

By Craig Beauchemin
April 10, 2016 - 1:31pm

The Battlefords North Stars looked to send their series back to Flin Flon for a sixth game, but the Bombers had none of it. Rylee Zimmer fired a shot through the pads of Tyler Fuhr 7:30 into double overtime to eliminate the North Stars.

Rory Davidson steps in for a face-off against Alex Smith at the Whitney Forum.
Rory Davidson steps in for a face-off against Alex Smith at the Whitney Forum. Rob Hart/CFAR Radio Flin Flon

North Stars in must-win situation after big loss to Bombers

By Craig Beauchemin
April 7, 2016 - 12:01pm

The Flin Flon Bombers put the Battlefords Northstars on the brink of elimination last night after a 5-2 loss at the Whitney Forum. Regular season champion North Stars face a must-win situation for the first time this season. 

The North Stars hang their heads after a 4-1 loss in game four in Kindersley
The North Stars hang their heads after a 4-1 loss in game four in Kindersley Photo credit: Craig Beauchemin/BattlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars lose game 4, return home for game 5 Saturday

By Craig Beauchemin
March 25, 2016 - 12:47pm

The Battlefords North Stars were looking for their first sweep of a seven-game series in 10 years as they went to Kindersley for game four. They were unable to eliminate the Klippers, as they’ll now have to return home for game five after a 4-1 loss.

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