Langley Eagles soar in Saanich

Langley’s Eagles overcame a pack of Grizzlies to win gold at the Saanich Remembrance Day Tournament.

The Langley Eagles atom A1 hockey team went undefeated during the tournament, capped by overcoming a two-goal deficit in the championship game to defeat the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies by a 4-2 count.  

All games were played at GR Pearkes Arena in Saanich from Nov. 8-11. 

The Eagles went 2-0-1 through round robin play, and downed the SeaFair Islanders 5-1 in one of the semifinals.

Then, demonstrating a strong team effort against the Grizzlies, the Eagles won the gold medal game.

Eagles results during the round robin were:

• a 6-4 win over the Vancouver Spirit;

• 2-2 tie with the Nanaimo Clippers; and

a 10-0 shutout of the South Delta Storm.

The Eagles competed in Tier 1 of the tournament, and also play in Flight 1 of the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association Atom division. 

All players on the team are born in either 2004 (14 players) or 2005 (three players). 

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