David Chernish, Special to Postmedia Network

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Canucks power play short-circuiting

The Niagara Falls Canucks have struggled to find chemistry to start the season, losing their fourth straight game on Friday night against the Ancaster Avalanche by a score of 2-1.

Matt Busby of the St. Catharines Falcons tangles with a Niagara Falls Canucks defender as Canucks teammate Justin Kyle (4) looks on in junior B hockey action Friday in St. Catharines. — Bob Tymczyszyn/Standard Staff

Up-and-coming Falcons blank Canucks

The St. Catharines Falcons junior B hockey team celebrated their 50th season at home in winning fashion, downing their arch rivals the Niagara Falls Canucks 5-0.

The Fort Erie Longhorns huddle around their coaches at a practice in Ridgeway in preparation for the Niagara Regional Minor Football Association regular season opener Sunday at Kiwanis Field in St. Catharines.

Minor football kicks off in Niagara

If you’re looking for a place your child can play football this summer in Niagara, the Niagara Regional Minor Football Association (NRMFA) has you covered.

Austin Wright, foreground, is among the players ineligible to return to the junior B Niagara Falls Canucks for another season.

Locker clear-out bittersweet time for Canucks graduating players

It was a gloomy day for the Niagara Falls Canucks organization as players and coaches met for year-end meetings and lockers had to be cleaned out after being eliminated from the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs 24 hours earlier.

Niagara Falls Canucks' Ryan Mooney and St. Catharines Falcons Justin Felker do battle in Golden Horseshoe Conference junior B semifinal action Sunday. The Falcons won to advance to the conference finals against the Caledonia Corvairs. (Joe Cseh/Special to Postmedia Network)

Falcons heading to Golden Horseshoe finals

The St. Catharines Falcons battled their way through adversity against the Niagara Falls Canucks and now have the opportunity to take down the Caledonia Covairs in the Golden Horseshoe Conference finals.

St. Kitts takes 2-0 lead in junior B semifinal

The St. Catharines Falcons picked up their 16th straight win Sunday afternoon in Niagara Falls and will return home Tuesday night with a chance to take a 3-0 series lead over the Canucks in a best-of-seven Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Golden Horseshoe Conference semifinal.

Niagara Falls Canucks forward Owen Green, foreground, scores on St. Catharines Falcons goaltender Owen Savory in this January 2017 file photo. No. 2 seed St. Catharines hosts third-seeded Niagara Falls in the opening game of a best-of-seven Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Golden Horseshoe Conference semifinal tonight at Jack Gatecliff Arena.

Falcons have home ice, Canucks had edge in regular season

While three teams from the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Golden Horseshoe Conference were knocked out of playoff contention last week, the four teams advancing can still reach the goal set out at the start of the season: hoisting the Sutherland Cup.

Win gives Niagara Falls No. 3 spot in playoff seeding

The Niagara Falls Canucks should have no trouble sleeping Friday night, as they skated past the Pelham Panthers in dominating fashion by a score of 9-5, a win that clinched home-ice advantage for the opening round of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs.

Niagara Falls junior B's continue winning ways

The Niagara Falls Canucks continue their winning ways at Gale Centre on Friday night, downing the Canadiens 8-2 for the fourth time this season and taking the series five games to one.