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The Arborg Ice Dawgs are the host team of the 2017 Keystone Cup at the Arborg and District Arena April 13 to 16. (Adam Peleshaty/The Interlake Spectator/Postmedia Network)

Arborg gets set to host 2017 Keystone Cup

The town of Arborg will host the 2017 Keystone Cup, the western Canadian Junior ‘B’ Hockey Championship, at the Arborg and District Arena April 13 to 16.The Arborg Ice Dawgs will be the host team for the event, while the other teams competing are the Peguis Juniors (Keystone Junior Hockey League champions), Nipigon Elks (Lakehead Junior Hockey Leag

Selkirk Steelers goaltender Hayden Dola was named the teams Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17 MJHL Season. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

Steelers honour significant players of 2016-17

The Selkirk Steelers honoured outstanding accomplishments by members of their player roster during the 2016-17 MJHL season, at their annual Windup and Awards Banquet held at Gaffers Restaurant in Lockport March 24.

Ice Dawgs spin Satelites

The Arborg Ice Dawgs dismantled the North Winnipeg Satelites in three of their best-of-five KJHL play-off games to end February on a high note. The result means the team marches on to the second round of playoffs. Game 1: Ice Dawgs 4 Satelites 0 Arborg was completely dominant in its first encounter with North Winnipeg Feb. 23 at the Arborg and Dist

Hockey Canada head Tom Renney has several plans in place -- with or without NHL players -- for Canada's coaches and roster at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Uneasy wait for Olympics decision

Tom Renney has Plan A and Plan B and maybe even a Plan C in his Hockey Canada office and admits he has no clue whether NHL players will be participating in the Olympic Games next year in Korea.

A face-off during the Fisherman vs. Ice Dawgs game at the Arborg-Bifrost Arena Jan. 13. The Fish prevailed over the Dawgs 5-2. (Tammy Karatchuk, For Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

Dawgs split games

The Arborg Ice Dawgs hosted the Selkirk Fishermen in a KJHL Central-Southern match-up at the Arborg-Bifrost Arena Jan. 13.

The Stonewall Flyers’ Barret Schlag (left) and Jordan Cameron of the Morden Redskins engage in fisticuffs during Stonewall’s 7-4 loss to Morden at the VMSC Jan. 13. (Adam Peleshaty, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

Flyers continue to struggle

With only a few games left in the regular season, the Stonewall Flyers are running out of time to get into better position for the SEMHL playoffs.

Action in front of the Interlake Lightning net in their weekend match against the Norman Northstars. For more on this story, go to page 7. (Juliet Kadzviti, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

Two in a row

The Interlake Lightning have accomplished something they have not achieved since November, and that is winning back-to-back games at home.