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Langley Eagles golden on home ice

Langley A2 Eagles’ Jonathan Stein braces for a hit behind the net from Mission Stars
Langley A2 Eagles’ Jonathan Stein braces for a hit behind the net from Mission Stars' Bailey Dhaliwal during Langley's 5-1 victory in the round robin portion of the Langley Minor Hockey Association bantam rep tournament at Langley Twin Rinks last week. The Eagles went on to capture the gold medal in their division as well.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

A pair of local bantam hockey teams were anything but hospitable as the Langley Minor Hockey Association hosted a bantam A2/A3 rep hockey tournament at Twin Rinks last week.

Both the Langley A2 and A3 Eagles did not drop a single game and took gold in their respective divisions.

For the A2 squad, who played in the Golden Eagle Pool, it was a 5-3 win over the Kamloops T2 Predators in the gold medal game.

This came on the heels of a 4-3 win over the Mission A1 Stars in the semifinals.

In the team’s round robin games, Langley was 3-0-1, beating Kamloops 6-2, the Mission A1 Stars 5-1 and the Vancouver A2 Thunderbirds 7-3. They tied the Coquitlam A2 Chiefs 1-1.

The A3 Eagles filled the net en route to winning all six games.

During pool play, they outscored their foes 33-2 before facing a stiff test in the semifinals, a 4-2 win over the Burnaby Winter Club.

In the Bald Eagle Pool championship final, the Langley posted a 5-1 win over the Vancouver A3 Thunderbirds.

In pool play, the Eagles beat the Cloverdale A3 Colts 7-0, the Vancouver A3 Thunderbirds 8-1, the Nanaimo T3 Clippers 11-0 and the Burnaby Winter Club 7-1.

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