When it comes to success in junior hockey, second chances — let alone third and fourth chances — are a rarity.
After two Doyle Cup appearances and one Western Canada Cup showing since the 2009-10 season, the Spruce Grove Saints are ready to take what they feel is their rightful place on the national stage at the Royal Bank Cup.
At last year’s edition of the Western Canada Cup, the Yorkton Terriers used their second chance at the newly-formed regional tournament to win the RBC Cup a year after missing out on entry to national tournament by a single goal.
Victims of a 4-3 loss to the Dauphin Kings in the runner-up game last year, head coach Jason McKee and the Saints are hoping for a fortune similar to Yorkton’s this tme around and win their first national championship since they were the Spruce Grove Mets back in the 1974-75 season.
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