After more than two weeks without a home game, the Blues returned to the friendly confines of the IcePlex to take on the Virden Capitals on Thursday night.
But it wasn't so friendly to start as the visitors took an early one goal lead just 35 seconds in beating Blues starter Scott Parsons inside the far post. Virden extended their lead almost seven minutes later when the puck was batted in from a scramble in front of the Blues net. The home squad was able to Click here to continue
October 23, 2014 50/50 Winner:
Dave Langrill, $152.50
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Three weeks ago, Cole Hamblin, who plays university hockey, was flown home from Ontario to seek medical treatment due to ongoing back pain. He has been admitted to the hospital ever since, undergoing testing.
On Friday, his biopsy results came back with a diagnosis of Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma, Stage 4. This is a very rare case of salivary gland cancer, which has mestastasized to his bones and spinal cord. They are keeping Cole comfortable and have assembled a small team of specialists who are consulting with the Click here to continue
After the Winnipeg Blues took their first losses of the season in back to back games, there was a need for redemption going into game 8 against the Winkler Flyers.
First period saw the Flyers take immediate possession, with a shot within 35 seconds, and putting the Blues straight on defense. A mishap in line change, resulting in too many men, gave the Winkler visiting team a powerplay 1:42 into play; the penalty Click here to continue