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Blanc-Sablon's 2020 Hockey Tournament

LOCAL NEWS: Blanc Sablon - January 20, 2020

Congratulations to the St. Augustine Raiders on their Division A Banner win against the Beothuks 3-1 and the St. Augustine Devils on their Division B Banner win against the Blanc-Sablon Chiefs 4-3 in overtime this weekend in Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon.

It was a weekend of great hockey action at the Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon arena! Nine teams participated in the annual tournament this year from the Labrador Straits to Saint-Augustin: The L'anse au Loup Wolves, Beothuks, Blanc-Sablon Storm, Blanc-Sablon Chiefs, Legends, Bonne-Esperance Kings, St. Augustine Raiders, The Devils and the Pakuashipi Geese. Fans followed their teams to the Municipality of Blanc-Sablon to cheer them on, those who could not be there in person listened in on the radio or online at

Lots of amazing hockey plays were covered live by the CFBS hockey broadcast announcers; Jordan Mckinnon and Ryan Flynn with broadcast assistance provided by Steve Beaudoin, Guillaume Dumas and Ian Letemplier. All the games were covered this weekend from Friday at 5pm until Sunday evening at midnight. This was made possible by hockey business sponsors from within the province, the Lower North Shore as well as to Labrador/Newfoundland. A huge thank you from CFBS to all of our sponsors who supported the games on 89.9/93.1FM bringing the hockey games into the homes of our listeners.

Congratulations to all teams who participated, you are all winners as the hockey excitement you provided this weekend was top notch! As well a job well done to the organizers and volunteers, playing a vital role in making this event a success!

If anyone has any feedback regarding the hockey broadcasts this weekend on CFBS radio, please contact CFBS at 418-461-2445 or by email All concerns or comments will be addressed. Thank you.

Abbygail Wellman

CFBS Journalist

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