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Come from behind win over Canucks

Come from behind win over Canucks

By Tyler King On the precipice of their first losing streak of the year, the Oil Barons found a way last weekend, capping off the AJHL Showcase with a big …

Lofthouse makes quick impact with Barons

Lofthouse makes quick impact with Barons

By Tyler King WHL veteran Trent Lofthouse didn’t need too much time to acclimatize himself to the Alberta Junior Hockey League before becoming a significant …

All good things must come to an end

All good things must come to an end

By Tyler King Much like last season, when the Oil Barons began the season on a torrid winning pace, the phrase “all good things must come to an end” took …

Barons finish pre-season on high notes

Barons finish pre-season on high notes

By Tyler King Pre-season success in the AJHL is never, under any circumstances, a harbinger of regular season results. Just look at the Calgary Canucks, who …

Barons starting off preseason strong

Barons starting off preseason strong

By Tyler King It’s tough to argue with two wins in two games to start off Curtis Hunt’s first pre-season as head coach of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. …

2014 Barons starting to take shape

2014 Barons starting to take shape

There’s been no shortage of news with the Fort McMurray Oil Barons as of late, with new head coach Curtis Hunt beginning to put the final touches on both his …

Barons main camp ready to go

Barons main camp ready to go

By Tyler King The ice is back in at the Casman Centre, and with the Oil Barons’ main training camp shifting into gear, a year of major on and off-ice change …

2014 off-season comparatively quiet

2014 off-season comparatively quiet

By Tyler King Last year, it was easy to pick subjects for this column during the summertime, with the amount of activity going on in the AJHL, and specifically …