Local Junior 'B' players compete in HJHL All-Star game

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 6, 2019 - 4:09pm

The Heritage Junior 'B' Hockey League held its All-Star Game on Sunday in Airdrie.

Several players from local teams took part playing for Team North.

Brody Kalinowski, Mack Differenz and Justin Paarup (Red Deer Vipers), Ty Wagner, Eric Rost, and Quade Cassidy (Stettler Lightning), Kieran Bulloch (Ponoka Stampeders), Taite Opdendries and Austin Lawson (Blackfalds Wranglers), and Kyle Gray (Three Hills Thashers) all participated.

Differenz, who has 15 goals and 21 assists in 27 games this season for the 20-6-1 Vipers, commented after the game.

"It’s a privilege and honour to be selected by the league to play," he said. "It's enjoyable and good to get to know the other guys from the league. It’s always a pleasure to represent the Red Deer Vipers."

Team South won 5-4 in a seven round shootout.

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