Minden Riverkings

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Minden Riverkings
Minden Riverkings.jpg
City Minden Hills, Ontario, Canada
League Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League
Operated 2008-2009
Home arena S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena
Colors Blue, Yellow, and White
              
General manager Dan Garneau
Head coach Brooks Robinson

The Minden Riverkings were a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in of Minden, Ontario, Canada. They played in the Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League.

History[edit]

In April 2008, it was announced that Minden had been chosen as a 2008-09 season expansion team within the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. This marks the first time the region has received a team since nearby Haliburton had one in the 1970s.

Minden played their first ever game on September 13, 2008 against the South Muskoka Shield in Gravenhurst. Despite the Riverkings leading most of the game, the Shield crept back in late to tie the game and won it in a five-man shootout 1-0 to win the game 6-5.

On September 20, 2008, the Riverkings recorded their first ever victory by defeating the Ville-Marie Dragons 6-3 at a showcase weekend in Thornhill, Ontario.

On November 11, 2009, the GMHL announced that the Minden Riverkings had ceased operations.

Season-by-Season Standings[edit]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results
2008-09 43 18 24 - 1 172 219 37 10th GMJHL
2009-10 15 2 13 - 0 56 87 4 12th GMJHL (Folded)
2 Seasons 58 20 37 - 1 228 306 -- 0.353

Playoffs[edit]

  • 2009 Lost division quarter-final
Elliot Lake Bobcats defeated Minden Riverkings 3-games-to-none in division quarter-final

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