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Stars' netminder, Joel Grzybowski who made 31 stops last night pictured here with Matthias Urbanski, who picked up a couple of helpers in the Stars' victory over the Klippers Friday night.
Stars' netminder, Joel Grzybowski who made 31 stops last night pictured here with Matthias Urbanski, who picked up a couple of helpers in the Stars' victory over the Klippers Friday night. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars return home for huge matchup with Klippers

By Martin Martinson
December 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars are in action again tonight for part two of their back-to-back home-and-home showdown with the rival Kindersley Klippers, in a matchup taking place tonight at the Civic Centre.

Stars' goaltender, Joel Grzybowski continued his scorching-hot play of late, posting a .939sv% while backstopping his team to a 4-2 victory.
Stars' goaltender, Joel Grzybowski continued his scorching-hot play of late, posting a .939sv% while backstopping his team to a 4-2 victory. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars shine bright in big win over Klippers

By Martin Martinson
December 28, 2018 - 11:58pm Updated: December 29, 2018 - 8:19am

The Battlefords North Stars showed no signs of rust coming off nearly a two-week break over Christmas, returning to action Friday with a 4-2 victory over the Kindersley Klippers in Kindersley.

MacGregor Sinclair opened the scoring on the Stars’ first man-advantage of the game.

Stars' forward Matthias Urbanski and Klippers' forward Will Van der Sloot, pictured here, will get to know one another very well by season's end. Friday night will mark the fifth game of the season-series between the Battlefords North Stars and Kindersley Klippers. The two teams will play each other 10 times all together.
Stars' forward Matthias Urbanski and Klippers' forward Will Van der Sloot, pictured here, will get to know one another very well by season's end. Friday night will mark the fifth game of the season-series between the Battlefords North Stars and Kindersley Klippers. The two teams will play each other 10 times all together. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars set for return to action against Klippers

By Martin Martinson
December 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars return to action tonight coming off their Christmas break to take on the arch-rival Kindersley Klippers in the first of a home-and-home showdown this weekend beginning in Kindersley.

Stars' forward Owen Lamb, pictured to the right of forward Brett Gammer, leads the Stars in goals and has set career-high marks across the board offensively this season.
Stars' forward Owen Lamb, pictured to the right of forward Brett Gammer, leads the Stars in goals and has set career-high marks across the board offensively this season. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars mid-season roster reflection: part two

By Martin Martinson
December 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

Part two of our North Stars' mid-season reflection, features the remaining 13 names on the Stars' roster; part one was published Wednesday at 4 p.m. and can be seen here:

Stars' defenceman Matthew Fletcher, pictured here, has been a key cog in the Stars' defensive structure all season, and will continue to be a prominent fixture in the second half.
Stars' defenceman Matthew Fletcher, pictured here, has been a key cog in the Stars' defensive structure all season, and will continue to be a prominent fixture in the second half. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars mid-season roster reflection part one

By Martin Martinson
December 19, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars are 19-9-6 through their first 34 games heading into the Christmas break, riding the strength of a three-game winning streak.

North Stars' forward, Brett Gammer (left) and blue liner Cody Spagrud (right), pictured here, have been key contributors for the team all season.
North Stars' forward, Brett Gammer (left) and blue liner Cody Spagrud (right), pictured here, have been key contributors for the team all season. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stars pull fourth in weekly power rankings

By Martin Martinson
December 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

Battlefords North Stars (Fourth)

December got off to a bit of a shaky start for the black and silver, with the team fielding an overtime loss to the Broncos to start, followed by a regulation defeat at the hands of La Ronge coming out to an 0-1-1 start to the month.

Stars’ teammates, Joel Grzybowski and Tanner Scott congratulate goaltender Chad Duran on his first win as a North Star, while forward Dayton Heino celebrates with the overtime hero, Quintin Loon-Stewardson.
Stars’ teammates, Joel Grzybowski and Tanner Scott congratulate goaltender Chad Duran on his first win as a North Star, while forward Dayton Heino celebrates with the overtime hero, Quintin Loon-Stewardson. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars top Hawks thanks to overtime magic

By Martin Martinson
December 16, 2018 - 8:39pm

With just over a minute gone in 3-on-3 overtime, Quintin Loon-Stewardson jumped over the boards to join his elder brother Elijah and Cody Spagrud on the ice.

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