Events

LAKERS ANNUAL FISH FRY
Join us for the Lakers Annual Good Friday Fish Fry on April 19, 2019, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Couchiching First Nation Multi-use Building.  To purchase your tickets or for more information, contact Tammy at 274-8540 or 275-9940.

2019 FATHER’S DAY DRAW
Prize: Sterling 5 Burner BBQ and Meat Package
Tickets are $5.00 each and will be available starting at the March 22, 2019, home playoff game.  Available from any Lakers Board Member  or by contacting Donna at 275-6915.
Draw Date: June 16, 2019, at the Fort Frances Memorial Sportsplex

2019 LAKERS AWARDS BANQUET
The 2019 Lakers Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  Awards recipients are:
Rookie of the Year – Ethan Knutsen
Best Defenceman – Nate Drobnick
PITA Award – Brett Hahkala
Most Improved Player – Nick Hahkala
Most Gentlemanly Player – Nick Lucas
Leadership Award – Jacob Gnidziejko
Most Dedicated Player – Anthony Antonelli
Bev Kotnik Community Involvement Award – Nate Drobnick
MVP – Jacob Gnidziejko

SKATE WITH THE LAKERS
The Lakers held a fan appreciation Skate with the Lakers on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the IFK Arena.  Participants came out and had some fun on the ice with their favorite players and enjoyed snacks and hot chocolate!

Lakers Annual Christmas Bake Sale
Thank you so much to everyone who contributed to the Lakers Christmas Bake Sale! Once again, this annual event was successful thanks to the generous donations from our Lakers family and community.

Lakers Food and Toy Drive
Thank you fans for your generous donations at the Annual Lakers Food and Toy Drive!  Your support will help local families throughout the district this Christmas season.  Pictured: Susan Councillor and Jennifer Kivimaki from the United Native Friendship Centre with all of the wonderful donations.

Remembrance Day 2018

Lakers participated in Remembrance Day Ceremonies throughout the community. Pictured here at the Couchiching First Nation event: Matt Booth, Kaleb Bruyere, Noah Loveday, Presten Bobyk, Kendyn Faragher Photo courtesy of Karen Papineau

ORANGE SHIRT DAY AT THE UNITED NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
Presten Bobyk and Kaleb Bruyere attended and helped out at the United Native Friendship Centre’s Orange Shirt Day Event on Sunday, September 30, 2018.   Orange Shirt Day is a National Event to recognize Residential School Survivors and honour the children who didn’t survive.

PEROGIE MAKING
Lakers and volunteers have been working hard to fill orders for our homemade perogies.

 

HUMBOLDT BRONCOS – WE PLAY FOR THEM 
As a part of the nation-wide tribute to the Humboldt Broncos, the Fort Frances Lakers raised a memorial banner at our season opener on Friday, September 28, 2018.  The banner will remain in the IFK Arena throughout the season.

Little Laker, Declan Scott (pictured) paid a special tribute to every life lost in the tragic event of April 6, 2018.