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Stars’ forward MacGregor Sinclair, pictured here on the face off, enters action red-hot, having scored four goals, seven points over his last two games.
Stars’ forward MacGregor Sinclair, pictured here on the face off, enters action red-hot, having scored four goals, seven points over his last two games. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stars meet Klippers in clash of divisional titans

By Martin Martinson
January 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

After nearly a full week off, the Battlefords North Stars set out for game one of another back-to-back set this weekend with Friday’s game in Kindersley against the division-rival Klippers.

MacGregor Sinclair scored two goals in two games at the SJHL/MJHL Showcase with Team Kunitz, helping lead Team Kunitz to a 2-0 record.
MacGregor Sinclair scored two goals in two games at the SJHL/MJHL Showcase with Team Kunitz, helping lead Team Kunitz to a 2-0 record. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stars’ Sinclair named SJHL Player of the Week

By Martin Martinson
January 16, 2019 - 5:00pm

With just 18 games remaining in the Battlefords North Stars’ regular-season schedule, MacGregor Sinclair seems to only be getting better as the season enters the stretch run.

Four Battlefords North Stars participated in the SJHL/MJHL Showcase this week in Regina. Pictured left to right: Matthew Fletcher, Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, MacGregor Sinclair, seen in their Team Kunitz jerseys.
Four Battlefords North Stars participated in the SJHL/MJHL Showcase this week in Regina. Pictured left to right: Matthew Fletcher, Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, MacGregor Sinclair, seen in their Team Kunitz jerseys. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

SJHL wrap up showcase with MJHL, win four of six

By Martin Martinson
January 15, 2019 - 8:21pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 9:49pm

Regina, Sask. - The final day of the 2019 SJHL/MJHL Showcase kicked off Tuesday with the SJHL’s Team Schwartz defeating the MJHL’s Team Garbutt 4-2. The game was the second meeting between the two sides.

Stars' forward MacGregor Sinclair (#19) seen here celebrating with his Team Kunitz teammates after a 3-1 win last night over Team Belfour.
Stars' forward MacGregor Sinclair (#19) seen here celebrating with his Team Kunitz teammates after a 3-1 win last night over Team Belfour. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

A look at the final day of the SJHL/MJHL Showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 15, 2019 - 1:45pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

After a thoroughly eventful opening day of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League/Manitoba Junior Hockey League Showcase, early action on the second day suggests the pace of play may have actually amped up even further overnight – if that’s even possible.

The SJHL’s Team Kunitz closed out the night with a big 2-1 win over Team Belfour in a game that saw the group mesh almost instantaneously in their first game as a team.
The SJHL’s Team Kunitz closed out the night with a big 2-1 win over Team Belfour in a game that saw the group mesh almost instantaneously in their first game as a team. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

SJHL wins two out of three on opening day of showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 14, 2019 - 8:51pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 9:39pm

Regina, Sask. -- The first day of action at the 2019 SJHL/MJHL Showcase proved flush with storylines as the top college-eligible players from the two provinces started to duke it out at Co-operators Centre.

With six games on tap over two days, the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase promises to hold plenty of storylines within it.
With six games on tap over two days, the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase promises to hold plenty of storylines within it. submitted photo/SJHL website

Three games on slate for first day of SJHL/MJHL Showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Day one of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League/Manitoba Junior Hockey League Showcase kicked off with an 11 a.m. matchup between the SJHL’s Team Schwartz and Team Garbutt of the MJHL.

Pictured left to right: Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, Matthew Fletcher and MacGregor Sinclair, will represent the Battlefords North Stars at the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase.
Pictured left to right: Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, Matthew Fletcher and MacGregor Sinclair, will represent the Battlefords North Stars at the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Four North Stars selected to represent team in SJHL/MJHL Showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 14, 2019 - 9:00am

The second-annual Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League/ Manitoba Junior Hockey League combined showcase gets underway today.

Matthew Fletcher, pictured here, provides Stars’ forwards with crisp outlet passes leading to quick transitional play leading to chances off the rush as seen Saturday night.
Matthew Fletcher, pictured here, provides Stars’ forwards with crisp outlet passes leading to quick transitional play leading to chances off the rush as seen Saturday night. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars deposit big win against Millionaires

By Martin Martinson
January 12, 2019 - 11:30pm Updated: January 13, 2019 - 10:58am

The Battlefords North Stars defeated the Melville Millionaires 5-2 Saturday night in Melville to mark the team’s second-straight win by a 5-2 score in as many nights.

Tanner Scott, pictured here, has established himself as a key player this season on the North Stars’ blue line.
Tanner Scott, pictured here, has established himself as a key player this season on the North Stars’ blue line. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars hope for payoff in showdown with Millionaires

By Martin Martinson
January 12, 2019 - 2:00pm Updated: January 12, 2019 - 2:53pm

Less than 24 hours after defeating the Yorkton Terriers 5-2 in Yorkton, the Battlefords North Stars will continue the back-half of their weekend road trip. Awaiting the Stars is a hungry Melville Millionaires club at Horizon Credit Union Centre in Melville.  

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