There is just one week left before the first regular Draft of the 2016-2017 Season is held. The League and team reps will meet for the Draft on Tuesday evening,Sept.27th.
This year's "September Draft" appears to have similar Entry numbers as last September,2015, when 11 entries were available, with only a few of those entered being picked in last year's Draft.
As of today,September 20th, there have been nine(9) Applications filed. The League website notes the number of entries as eleven(11),(as of midday Sept.20th). [Full Story]
The Kelly Ford Gander Flyers are very pleased to announce the signing of Scott Doody.
Doody was acquired with the 7th pick in last Tuesday's dispersal draft of the Corner Brook Royals.
A longtime member of the Royals, Doody was with the west coast organization since 2008.
Prior to entering Newfoundland Senior hockey, Doody, spent time with the Weyburn Red Wings in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.
A proven scorer and hardworking player, Doody brings a seasoned senior hockey presence to the Flyers line up. [Full Story]
Holding Seats for Cataracts games will be available for purchase on Monday and Tuesday October 3 & 4 and 10 & 11. Tickets will be on sale from the Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium Box Office from 7 to 9 each evening. Holding Seats are $75 tax included. If current owners do not pick up their seats during these times then they will be offered to fans on the waiting list for purchase. [Full Story]
During its League meeting earlier this week, on Tuesday,September 13th,the League and all teams approved three "Home and Home" weekend games be changed from the designated weekends originally scheduled.
To reduce the length of time between when a team plays "at home", it was decided to move up split weekend Home/Home games to an earlier date in the Schedule. The result is that during the first half of the season both Clarenville and Grand Falls-Windsor teams will shorten the time-frame between dates when each of those two teams play "at home". [Full Story]
The Kelly Ford Gander Flyers are very proud to announce the signing of Brandon Nicholas.
The native of Lewisporte was acquired by the Flyers as a Territorial Pick.
No stranger to Senior Hockey fans Nicholas was a long time member of the GFW Cataracts and well as playing for the Corner Brook Royals. He was the Senior Hockey rookie of the year in 2008 and won Herders with the Cataracts in 2011 and 2014.
Prior to playing Senior hockey, Nicholas played Junior hockey in the MJHL with the Truro Bearcats. [Full Story]