Oceanside midgets win the Island league

Midget Generals won the regular season title; take on Campbell River rivals Sunday in Parksville

The Oceanside Midget Generals hockey team have captured first place in their league, wrapping up the regular season at the top of the Vancouver Island Hockey Association league.

Finishing their season with a league record of seven wins, two losses and four ties, the Midget Generals will bring home the VIHA league banner, winning the league title for the regular season.

This Sunday, the Midget Generals squad will be at home to take on their foes from Campbell River, kicking off the first leg of the VIHA playoffs.

Puck drop is slated for 2:15 at Oceanside Place on Sunday, January 24.

The following week, the Midget Generals will take on Nanaimo, once again at Oceanside Place, on January 31, puck drop at 2:15 p.m.

“I’m very proud of this team,” coach Matt Woods said. “The boys have learned how to be teammates and through hard work, have demonstrated the gritty, tough attributes necessary to win games. They’ve never quit, stayed very positive and focused every shift on the ice.”

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