Saskatoon Rage

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The Saskatoon Rage were a Tier-II Junior "A" team based out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. They used to play out of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. Open to North American-born players 20 years of age or younger, the SJHL's 12 teams play in three divisions: the Olympic Buildings, Sherwood and Viterra Divisions. A major attraction in Saskatchewan, the SJHL draws 400,000 fans each season. The winner of the SJHL playoffs continues on to play in the ANAVET Cup against the champion from the MJHL, for the right to represent the Western region at the National Junior A Championship.

Contents

Minot Americans 1987 - 1994
Minot Top Guns 1994- 1997
Beardy's Rage 1997 - 1998
Saskatoon Rage 1998 - 1999

History

The Rage originated in 1987 in the American town of Minot, North Dakota. The team was never all that successful, and was sold to interested parties at the Beardy's 97, Saskatchewan aboriginal reserve in 1997. That arrangement lasted one season, as the team became the Saskatoon Rage in 1998 and played their home games at Harold Latrace Arena. The team folded after one season in Saskatoon.

United States federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.

Minot, North Dakota City in North Dakota, United States

Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. It is most widely known for the Air Force base located approximately 15 miles (24 km) north of the city. With a population of 40,888 at the 2010 census, Minot is the fourth largest city in the state and a trading center for a large portion of northern North Dakota, southwestern Manitoba, and southeastern Saskatchewan. Founded in 1886 during the construction of the Great Northern Railway, Minot is also known as "Magic City", commemorating its remarkable growth in size over a short time.

Season-by-season standings

SeasonGPWLTOTLGFGAPResultsPlayoffs
1987-88 60 20 35 5 - 246 310 45 9th SJHL
1988-89 64 32 30 2 - 305 328 66 3rd SJHL South
1989-90 68 25 39 4 - 259 334 54 5th SJHL South DNQ
1990-91 68 13 52 3 - 219 378 29 6th SJHL South DNQ
1991-92 64 21 40 3 - 218 317 45 6th SJHL South DNQ
1992-93 64 15 44 5 - 228 357 35 6th SJHL South DNQ
1993-94 68 12 49 7 - 193 318 31 7th SJHL South DNQ
1994-95 64 24 35 5 - 264 287 53 6th SJHL South DNQ
1995-96 64 19 39 6 - 231 304 44 6th SJHL South DNQ
1996-97 64 24 33 7 - 219 265 55 4th SJHL South Lost Quarter-final
1997-98 64 18 43 3 - 185 309 39 7th SJHL North DNQ
1998-99 66 9 55 2 - 176 362 20 7th SJHL South DNQ

Playoffs

Notre Dame Hounds defeated Minot Americans 4-games-to-2
Estevan Bruins defeated Minot Top Guns 2-games-to-none

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