Blackfalds Wranglers

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Blackfalds Wranglers
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City Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada
League Heritage Junior B Hockey League
Division North and South depending on year
Founded WW2 Expansion year
Home arena Blackfalds Multipurpose Complx
Colours Red, Silver, Black, White
                   
General manager Canada Jesse Cheetham
Head coach Canada Sean Neumeier
Franchise history
19xx-07 Lacombe Wranglers
1948-Present Blackfalds Wranglers

The Blackfalds Wranglers are a Junior "B" Ice Hockey team based in Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada. They are members of the North Division of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League (HJHL). They play their home games at Blackfalds Multipurpose Complx.

Prior to the 2007-08 season the team was known as the Lacombe Wranglers.

The Wranglers are the most successful Jr B franchise in the province the last decade. With 3 provincial championships, 1 Keystone Cup (Western Canadians ), and 1 Keystone bronze medal.

Season-by-season record[edit]

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

Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2004-05 40 14 16 5 5 38 171 157 5th, North
2005-06 38 19 14 4 1 43 176 163 1506 3rd, North Lost in Division Finals, 0-4 (Vipers)
2006-07 36 28 6 0 2 58 235 126 1314 1st, North HJHL Champions, 1-0 (Thunder)
Russ Barnes Trophy Champions
2007-08 36 24 11 1 0 49 184 128 1074 3rd, North Lost in HJHL Semifinals, 1-4 (Lightning)
2008-09 36 26 7 2 1 55 237 134 941 1st, North Lost in HJHL Semifinals, 1-4 (Lightning)
2009-10 36 32 3 1 0 65 226 97 994 1st, North HJHL Champions, 2-0 (Vipers)
2010-11 36 30 5 1 0 61 224 80 788 1st, North Lost in Finals, 1-2 (Bisons)
Russ Barnes Trophy Champions
Keystone Cup Champions
2011-12 38 22 12 3 1 48 184 129 - 1st, North Lost in Finals, 1-2 (okotoks bison) provincial berth
2012-13 38 27 6 4 1 59 214 132 - 1st, North Lost in North Finals, 3-4, (Vipers)
2013-14 36 24 9 - 3 51 194 132 - 1st, North Lost in HJHL Finals, 2-3, (Bisons)
Russ Barnes Trophy Champions
Keystone Cup Bronze Champions
2014-15 38 34 2 - 2 70 230 99 - 1st, North Won North Div Semi-final, 4-0, (Vipers)
Won Nor Div Finals, 4-0 (Colts)
Lost League Finals, 0-3 (Copperheads)
Advance to Barnes Cup as runner up
2015-16 38 22 12 - 4 48 163 121 - 4th, North Won Div. Qualifying, 2-0 (Thrashers)
Lost Div. Semi-final, 0-4 (Colts)
2016-17 38 25 12 - 1 51 172 138 - 4th of 7, North
6th of 14, Lea.
Won Div. Qualifying, 2-1 (Lightning)
Lost Div. Semi-final, 1-4 (Colts)

Russ Barnes Trophy[edit]

Alberta Jr B Provincial Championships

Year Round Robin Record Standing SemiFinal Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2003 L, Fort St John 3-6
L, Edmonton Riv Kings 2-4
W, Lloydminster 6-5
1-2-0 4 of 4 Pool n/a n/a n/a
2007 W, Saddle Lake 8-4
W, St. Albert 5-3
L, Edmonton Red Wings
2-1-0 2 of 4 Pool W, Fort St John 12-6 n/a W, Spruce Grove 5-3
Russ Barnes Champions
2010  ?, Whitecourt
T, Beaumont 3-3
?, Calgary Royal
 ?-?-?  ? of 4 Pool n/a n/a n/a
2011 W, Cold Lake 6-5
L, Whitecourt 4-9
W, Leduc 4-3
2-1-0 2 of 4 Pool W, North Peace 6-2 n/a W, Beaumont 2-1
Russ Barnes Champions
2012 L, Edmonton Royals 2-4
T, Cold Lake 3-3
L, Calgary Royals 4-5
0-2-1 4 of 4 Pool n/a n/a n/a
2014 L, Grand Prairie 4-6
W, Fort Saskatchewan 6-2
W, Cold Lake 2-1
2-1-0 2 of 4 Pool B OTW, St. Albert 5-4 n/a W, Grand Prairie 6-0
Russ Barnes Champions
2015 W, Stony Plain 3-6
L, North Peace 0-5
T, Coaldale 2-2
1-1-1 2nd of 4 Pool OTL, North Peace 4-5 L, Fairview 3-4 n/a

Keystone Cup[edit]

Western Canadian Jr. B Championships(Northern Ontario to British Columbia)
Six teams in round robin play. 1st vs 2nd for gold/silver & 3rd vs. 4th for bronze.

Year Round Robin Record Standing Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2007 Alberta did not participate
2011 L, Sherwood Park 3-4
W, Pilot Butte 8-1
W, Peninsula 7-6
W, Arborg 8-5
W, Thunder Bay 11-0
4-1-0 2 of 6 n/a W, Sherwood Park 2-1
Keystone Cup Champion
2014 W, Saskatoon 8-0
L, Abbotsford 1-5
L, Beaver Valley 1-5
W, Thunder Bay 8-4
W, Selkirk 6-3
3-2-0 3 of 6 W, Thunder Bay 4-3
Bronze Medal
n/a

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Revelstoke Grizzlies
Keystone Cup Champions
2011
Succeeded by
Abbotsford Pilots