Events

LAKERS FAMILY DAY HOCKEY – Monday, February 18, 2019
Join us at the IFK Arena for an afternoon Family Day game vs. the Minnesota Iron Rangers on Monday, February 18th.  The puck drops at 2:30 p.m.  All kids aged 12 and under get free admission if accompanied by an adult.  We’ll be holding a Money Stick Draw during the game – one rule: a loonie on the stick, a loonie in the pot.  The winner will get a Warrior hockey stick autographed by the Lakers plus the loonies!  Warrior stick donated by Integral Hockey Stick Repair.

2019 LAKERS AWARDS BANQUET
The 2019 Lakers Awards Banquet will be held at La Place Rendez-vous on Saturday, March 16, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Banquet tickets are available at all home games or by contacting Mary at 275-9606.

LAKERS HOLIDAY CHEERS DRAW
The draw was held on December 28, 2018.  The winners are:
Grand prize: $1,500 Gift Card to LCBO or The Beer Store – Chris Rittau
2nd prize: $500 Gift Card to LCBO or The Beer Store – Cindy Yuill
3rd prize: $250 Gift Card to LCBO or The Beer Store – Nina Sokoliuk
Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to everyone for participating!

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.

2018  FORT FRANCES LAKERS AWARDS BANQUET
The 2018 Awards Banquet was held at La Place Rendez-vous on Saturday, March 10th.
Congratulations to the 2018 Awards Recipients!

Most Dedicated Player – Anthony Antonelli
Best Defenceman – Charlie Wilkie
Rookie of the Year – Ian Tookenay
MVP – Jaedin Ness
Most Improved Player – Anthony Antonelli
Leadership Award – Julian Uhryniuk
PITA Award – Noah Loveday
Most Gentlemanly Player – Nick Lucas
Bev Kotnik Community Involvement Award – Mark Richter

LAKERS FATHER’S DAY DONATION APPRECIATION DRAW
Congratulations to Ray Crowe, the winner of the Men’s Citizen Eco-Drive Watch!