Sunday, May 22, 2022

Bandits Tie Centennial Cup/Vernon Lakers Record:

The Alberta Junior Hockey League Brooks Bandits

tied a Centennial Cup/Vernon Lakers record for most goals in one game. The Bandits beat the Superior International Junior Hockey League Red Lake Minors 11-4 on Saturday to improve to 2-0 at the Centennial Cup (formerly known as the Royal Bank Cup).

Here is the press release from the Brooks Bandits website,

Brooks Bandits | News Archives 

The Bandits become the seventh team in Centennial Cup/Royal Bank Cup history to score 11 goals in a single game. The Vernon Lakers defeated the Nipawin Hawks 11-5 in the Semi-finals at the 1990 Centennial Cup in Vernon.

Here is the Centennial Cup Guide & Record Book,

2022-centennial-cup-guide-and-record-book.pdf (

Former Vernon Vipers forward Ethan Mercer plays for the Brooks Bandits. Mercer is in his first season with the Bandits. In 34 regular season games, Mercer collected (5-goals-6-assists-11-points). In 6 playoff games, Mercer collected (0-goals-1-assist-1-point). Mercer is pointless in 1 game at the Centennial Cup.

Mercer committed to the Vernon Vipers June 12th 2020 for the 2020-21 season. Mercer played one season in Vernon with the 2020-21 Vernon Vipers. Mercer started the 2021-22 season with the Vernon Vipers, was traded to the Alberta Junior Hockey League Brooks Bandits two games into the 2021-22 season. The Vipers traded Mercer to the Brooks Bandits October 19th 2021 for future considerations. In 18 games with the Vipers, Mercer collected (0-goals-2-assists-2-points). 

Ethan Mercer's Player Profile:

Ethan Mercer - Elite Prospects

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