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Red Wings preparing to resume season April 2

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The junior hockey season resumes for the High Prairie Red Wings, but no spectators are allowed in the arena. Action returns April 2 in the West Division in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League as…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new cost-saving system to maintain ice surfaces proposed for arenas in High Prairie is supported by Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting March 10, council approved to purchase a REALice hot flood water alternative…
Glimmer of hope arises for Red Wings to continue season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings may still get an opportunity to resume their junior hockey season as more COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed. Good news may come March 22 for the Red Wings and other teams in…
Wings on thin ice to resume season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News If the hockey season for the High Prairie Red Wings is allowed to resume in the next few weeks, plans to play at home could be on thin ice. The Red Wings may have to leave…
Red Wings back on ice

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Hockey in High Prairie is back on the ice as COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed to allow ice arenas to welcome small groups. The High Prairie Red Wings returned to the Sports Palace on Feb. 8…
Kids Can Catch proceeds Feb. 13-15

Families can enter contest to win 1 of 20 family ice fishing kits Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Several families have an opportunity to share a free experience of ice fishing on Lesser Slave Lake on the weekend of Feb. 13-15.…
Red Wings eager to return to play

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are eager to return to junior hockey action – hopefully in mid- to late January – after restrictions in the coronavirus pandemic put the season on ice. The Greater Metro Junior…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was inevitable. For the first time since 1953-54 – a span covering 67 straight years – there will be no North Peace Hockey League this season. Despite franchises coming and going, teams foraging ahead despite…
PICs – Legionnaires hockey team pays its respects

The High Prairie Legionnaires midget hockey team was not allowed to attend the Remembrance Day service inside the Legion Hall in High Prairie this year due to COVID restrictions, but it did not stop them from taking part. With Legion…
Wings tame Icedogs during weekend sweep

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie Red Wings swept the Slave Lake Icedogs in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League action on the Halloween weekend. Mikal Chalifoux bagged five goals and Larry Yellowknee added three as the Red Wings tricked…
Wings post first win

The High Prairie Red Wings won their first game of the 2020-21 season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League Oct. 24. Mikal Chalifoux and Benny Yellowknee each scored three goals as the hometown Red Wings doubled the Enoch…
Wings swept in season-opening series

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings lost twice last weekend to the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks to open the 2020-21 Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League season. The Red Wings lost 10-3 to the Tomahawks on home…
Red Wings season-opener delayed

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings will officially open their second season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League a little later than expected. High Prairie will host the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks on Oct. 17…
Red Wings open training camp

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings take to home ice Oct. 3 to open their second season in the Greater Metro Junior Hockey League. High Prairie hosts the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks at the Sports Palace at…
Red Wings name Hopfner head coach

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have a new head coach with local hockey roots as the team enters its second season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. Kevin Hopfner was named the new head…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A major upgrade may be needed at the Sports Palace arena sooner than later. Town of High Prairie CAO Brian Martinson reported at council’s meeting Aug. 25 that four brine leaks were recently repaired in August…