|| About the Royals Junior B Hockey
provide a program of competitive, skilled hockey for youth
in Southwest Edmonton at a reasonable fee, while they attend
post secondary education facilities.
Edmonton Royals Hockey Club
LOTS OF OTHERS TO IMPORTANT TO NAME.
Henderson, Head Coach
Sirovyak, Assistant Coach
Scott, Assistant Coach RIP
to 1984: Curtis Hoover Juvenile B
Colorfast Junior BB
Strathcona Legion Junior B
Edmonton Royals Junior B
1986, the Colorfast Junior BB team was renamed Strathcona
Legion. We then entered the Edmonton Junior Hockey League
where we remained until Joining the Capital Junior Hockey
League. The team Royals was incorporated in 1989 after
the loss of sponsorship from the Strathcona Legion. John
Anderson,Jim Craig [still involved], and Willie Rolleman
& Miles Palmer were instrumental in the formation
of the Club.
Royals evolved from the Juvenile BB team Curtis Hoover
with name changes of Colorfast, Strathcona League, Dougs
Place Royals and now Edmonton Royals
The Royals Hockey Club has been successful in many ways since
its inception. The Team has won City Championships, CJHL League
Championships, and Hockey Alberta Provincials. We have graduated
a number of players to the U of A Golden Bears, ACAC Hockey,
and University Hockey in the U.S. One of our former players,
Cory Cross, played in the NHL for a number of teams, including
The Edmonton Oilers.
success, however, is the number of former athletes who are
now coaches or administrators in the minor program throughout
Alberta. Our original team members are now in their 40's and
it won't be long until we see their sons trying out for the
have every intention of continuing the program based out of
our southwest community. We are proud members of the CJHL,
by far the best Junior B League in Alberta.
Junior Hockey League
Teams - 2 Divisions
games - Playoffs, Provincials, Western Canadian Championships
Ice: Confederation Arena
- Southwest Zone Hockey Association and the Royals have a
history beginning prior to 1983. The Royals are a SWZ team
even though they are independent organization. The Zone realizes
the value of this level of hockey and strongly supports it.