Fairview Flyers
Fairview Flyers
City Fairview, Alberta, Canada
League NWJHL
Founded 2012
Home arena Fairview Fairplex
General manager Ernie Wass
Head coach Lance Wiebe (2014)

Franchise history
2012–present Fairview Flyers[1]

The Fairview Flyers are a junior "B" ice hockey team based in Fairview, Alberta, Canada.[1] The team is a member of the North West Junior Hockey League and the 2012-13 season was their inaugural season.[2]

History Edit

The team was founded as the Fairview Junior Hockey Club in June 2012.[2] The expansion team was officially named the Fariview Flyers in July.[1]

In only their third year the Fairview Flyers advanced to the league finals. Although the Flyers lost the championships circumstances resulted in the team advancing to the Russ Barnes Trophy to determine the Alberta Junior B Provincial Champion. The Flyers proved their worth of being advanced by earning the Bronze Medal.

Inaugural season Edit

The Fairview Flyers will begin their inaugural season on the road against the North Peace Navigators on September 28, 2012.[3] Its home opener will be held on October 5 against the Sexsmith Vipers.[3]

Season-by-season record Edit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes

Season GP W L OTL Pts GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2012-13 35 16 15 4 36 151 152 3rd of 8 Won QuarterFinals, 3-1 (Jr. Canucks)
Lost SemiFinals, 1-4 (Navigators)
2013-14 35 24 11 0 48 179 129 4th of 8 Won QuarterFinals, 3-0 (Jr. Canucks)
Lost SemiFinals, 1-4 (Kings)
2014-15 30 20 8 2 42 - - 3rd of 7 Won QuarterFinals, 3-0 (Vipers)
Won SemiFinals, 4-2 (Kings)
Lost League Finals, 0-4 (Navigators)
2015-16 36 30 4 2 62 211 83 1st of 7 Won SemiFinals, 4-2 (Huskies)
Lost League Finals, 1-4 (Navigators)
2016-17 30 21 9 0 42 120 83 1st of 6 Won SemiFinals, 4-3 (Kings)
Won League Finals 4-1 (Navigators)

Russ Barnes TrophyEdit

Alberta Jr B Provincial Championships

Year Round Robin Record Standing SemiFinal Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2015 (%) L, Calgary 3-5
T, Coaldale 2-2
W, N Edmonton 8-5
1-1-1 2nd of 4
L, North Peace 0-7 W, Blackfalds 4-3
Bronze Medalists
2017 L, Wainwright 3-7
L, Cochrane 2=3
W, Beaumont 8-3
1-2-0 3rd of 4
did not qualify n/a n/a
  • (%) because Stony Plain was host the second team normally given the Capital league assigned to Fairview.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Logan Clow. "Fairview announces name of NWJHL team", Sun Media Corporation, 2012-07-04. Retrieved on 2012-07-04. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fairview joins NWJHL. North West Junior Hockey League (2012-06-04). Retrieved on 2012-06-16.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Logan Clow. "Flyers announce coaching staff", Sun Media Corporation, 2012-07-31. Retrieved on 2012-08-05. 

External links Edit

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