Tignish Aces

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Tignish Aces
Tignish Aces Official Logo.jpg
City Tignish, Prince Edward Island
League Prince Edward Island Junior C Hockey League
Founded1997 (1997)
Home arenaCredit Union Arena
ColoursYellow, Black, White
   
General managerSharon Horne
Head coachDwayne Handrahan
Website www.peijuniorc.com/Tignish
Franchise history
1997–presentTignish Aces

The Tignish Aces (officially the Tignish Perry's Construction Aces) are a Canadian Junior C ice hockey team based in Tignish, Prince Edward Island. They play in the Prince Edward Island Junior C Hockey League. They play at the Credit Union Arena and are coached by Dwayne Handrahan.

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History

The Aces were founded in 1997 as a member of the Prince Edward Island Minor Junior Hockey League. They won the league championship in their first season and again in 2003 and 2005. They have been historically the most successful team in the league, winning 10 championships.

Incident vs Sherwood

In March 2013, in the final game of the season, a brawl erupted when, as handshakes were taking place, three players from the Sherwood Falcons crossed centre ice and charged the Aces' players. [1] The Aces had just won the game to advance to the league finals. Eight players and two coaches were suspended beginning the next season.

Season-by-season

SeasonGPWLTOTLPtsGFGAResultsPlayoffs
2007–08282601053186621st of 5Won semifinals 4–0 vs Pownal Red Devils
Won finals 4–1 vs North River Flames
2008–09272321148192971st of 6Won quarterfinals 3–1 vs Souris Boat Haulers

Won semifinals 4–1 vs Pownal Red Devils
Won finals 4–3 vs North River Flames

2009–10261950240155711st of 6Won semifinals 3–1 vs Pownal Red Devils
Won finals 4–0 vs Charlottetown Abbies
2010–11282350046158821st of 8Won quarterfinals 4–2 vs North River Flames
Lost semifinals 2–4 vs Charlottetown Abbies
2011–1228111430251041114th of 8Won quarterfinals 3–1 vs Holland Hurricanes

Won semifinals 4–3 vs Charlotteown Abbies
Won finals 4–2 vs Pownal Red Devils

2012–13282060242164941st of 6Won semifinals 4–1 vs Belfast Sabres
Won finals 4–0 vs South Side Lynx
2013–1428171001351121033rd of 7Won quarterfinals 3–1 vs North River Flames
Won semifinals 3–1 vs Belfast Sabres

Won finals vs 4–1 vs South Side Lynx

2014–152819801391451113rd of 6Won quarterfinals 3–1 vs Souris Hawks
Lost semifinals 0–3 vs Belfast Sabres
2015–1628131401271121265th of 6Won quarterfinals 3–2 vs North River Flames
Lost semifinals 0–3 vs South Side Lynx
2016–1726131201271401245th of 6Lost quarterfinals 1–3 vs North River Flames
2017–182818802381661202nd of 6Won semifinals 3–0 vs South Side Lynx
Lost finals 3–4 vs Sherwood Metros
2018–192620600401681032nd of 4Won semifinals 4–1 North River Flames
Won finals 4–1 Sherwood Metros [2] [3]
2019–20242201145190631st of 5Won semifinals 3–0 vs Sherwood Metros

Finals suspended (COVID-19) vs North River Flames

2020-21Season lost due to covid
2021-2216115-12364472nd of 5 PEIJHLtbd Semifinals 0-0 Sherwood Metros

Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championship

YearRound RobinRecordStandingSemiFinalBr. Med. GameGold Medal Game
2019L, Tri-County River Cats 0-5
Wd, Spryfield Attack 6-3
OTL, Kivalliq Canucks 4-5
L, Western Valley Panthers 40-6
1-2-14th of 5L, Tri-County River Cats 1-7n/an/a

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References

  1. "PEI Hockey Fight: Tignish Aces vs. Sherwood Falcons (VIDEO)". Huffington Post . March 17, 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Tignish Aces win junior C hockey title". Journal Pioneer. March 19, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Tignish Junior C Aces punch their ticket to Woodstock, N.B." The Guardian. March 19, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)