The Calgary Roughnecks currently sit in a tie for first place in their division after the first five games of the 2017 season. Although plenty of positives have been shown to build on, there are still a few areas of concern to sort out.
Time off can be a team’s worst enemy as momentum can be put to a halt, making it difficult to pick up where they left off.
Coming off a strong 2015-2016 season, The Calgary Hitmen aren’t quite achieving the same success in 2016-2017, but are still within in striking distance of a wildcard playoff spot.
The Trojans will ride the momentum of their best start to a season in recent years into the semester break. The Trojans currently sit in a tie for 2nd place in the ACAC’s south division.
Hockey Alberta is cracking down on body checking in minor hockey. It has already been banned in the peewee age level, with an extension into the bantam and midget a serious consideration.
The days of when the Calgary Canucks were a top team appear to be coming full circle 17 years after their last championship.