Aldergrove’s A1 Midget Bruins hockey team had a good start to the playoffs, with a 5-2 victory over the visiting Surrey team Thursday, Feb. 11 at Aldergrove Arena.
This closes the regular season and the Bruins will now move on to the 4-point series.
Their first game is set for Thursday, Feb. 25, 9 p.m. versus Semiahmoo at Aldergrove Arena and then again in Semiahmoo on the following Tuesday night. This series looks for the first team to gain four points, with it being awarded as two points for a win, one point for a tie and no points for a loss.
Winner of this series moves on to the Final Four. If Aldergrove is successful there, the Bruins move on to the Final Four, a single round robin series, being held at Aldergrove from February 26 to March 2.
The top two teams from the Final Four then move on to the BC Hockey Midget Tier 2 Championships, being held in Prince George on March 14 to 18.
The Aldergrove Bruins won 12 of their last 14 regular season games and are ranked number one in the league.
The Aldergrove Bruins are: #1 Dierkhising, Kallum (G), #3 Edwards, Dayton (D), #4 James, Devon (D), #5 Ivison, Dawson (D), #6 Desrosiers, Jordan (F), #7 Favel, Logan (F), #8 Buchner, Brodie (F), #9 Bencze, Ryan (D), #10 Belansky, Logan (F), #11 Myer, Tanner (F), #12 Boelema, Josh (F), #13 Digness, Jordan (AP) (D), #14 Sharman, Travis (F), #15 De Waal, Jake (F), #16 McDonald, Jake (F), #17 Boelema, Caleb (D), #18 Stone, Dawsen (D), #19 Shelvey, Hudson (F), #35 Calfa, Dawson (G), #71 Carter, James (AP-G), and Van Aert, Jordan (AP-D).
Head coach is Carlo Calfa, assistant coaches are Mitch McDonald and Lyall Sharman, with Sharman also team manager and Sheila Favel is treasurer.
KURT LANGMANN PHOTOS
Aldergrove Bruins Brodie Buchner #8 in action versus Surrey, Feb. 11 at Aldergrove Arena.
Aldergrove Bruins Jake McDonald #16 in action versus Surrey, Feb. 11 at Aldergrove Arena.
Aldergrove Bruins Jake De Waal #15 in action versus Surrey, Feb. 11 at Aldergrove Arena.
Aldergrove Bruins captain Tanner Myer #11 in action versus Surrey, Feb. 11 at Aldergrove Arena.
Aldergrove Bruins assistant captain Devon James #4 in action versus Surrey, Feb. 11 at Aldergrove Arena.