AROUND KIVALLIQ: Championship series

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Teams KIA and A&K clash tonight in game two of the best-of-five series to determine the champion of the Rankin Inlet Senior Men’s Hockey League for the 2018-2019 season.

High-scoring forward Wendel Kaludjak leads his Kivalliq Inuit Association team against Team A&K in the championship series of the Rankin Inlet Senior Men's Hockey League on Feb. 27, 2019. Darrell Greer/NNSL photo
High-scoring forward Wendel Kaludjak leads his Kivalliq Inuit Association team against Team A&K in the championship series of the Rankin Inlet Senior Men’s Hockey League on Feb. 27, 2019.
Darrell Greer/NNSL photo

Game time is set for 8 p.m. at the Rankin Inlet arena.
KIA nipped A&K 7-5 to take game one in the series.


Elder’s tea

Rankin Inlet
Elders in Rankin Inlet are reminded that the hamlet is hosting an Elder’s Tea, for those aged 60 years and older, with snacks, games and loads of fun at the Rankin Drop-In Centre on Thursday, Feb. 28.
The fun gets underway at 10 a.m. and continues until noon.


Giant raffle

Rankin Inlet

Hockey fans across the Kivalliq are reminded of the giant raffle being held in support of the upcoming Terence Tootoo Memorial senior men’s hockey tournament in Rankin Inlet from March 6 to 10.
Top prize in this year’s raffle is a 2018 XF 600 Crosstrek ES Arctic Cat and a 16-foot homemade qamutiq.
There are also three pairs of tickets to Winnipeg and return courtesy of Calm Air to be won, along with two other major prizes.

Team announced

Kivalliq

Listed below are the players and coaches who will represent Hockey North (Kivalliq Canucks) at the Maritime-Hockey North Junior ‘C’ Championship from March 27 to 31 at the Ayr Motor Centre in Woodstock, N.B.
John Nuatii Voisey
Justin Kenneth Nipalukunee Kuksuk
Joe Angutimarik Curley
Kevin Jr. David Angootealuk
Jon T. Saulluq Maktar
Tyler Avaala Sabourin
Bryce Peter Kusugak
Angutija Eetuk
Tyrese Dias
Stephane Nukapiak
Connor Faulkner
Quintien Issaluk
Sidney Nichol
Aaron Kopak (coach)
Steve Faulkner (coach)
Donald Clark (head coach)
Mike Okalik
Brayden Ulurksit
Andrew Pearce
Jaymi Kakee
Jonathan Kingwatsiak
Billy Akulukjuk
Mason Angnakak

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