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Today's Top Sports Stories
August 19th
Chris Wondolowski scored in the tying goal in the 77th minute in the San Jose Earthquakes' 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night.
August 19th
Mike Reilly passed for three touchdowns and took one in himself as the Edmonton Eskimos came away with a 40-24 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday.
August 18th
In what turned into a three hour and 20 minute thriller, Canada found a way defeat Spain 2-1 in the 10th inning to stay alive at the Little League World Series in Williamsport.
August 18th
Daniel Lovitz scored in the 90th minute to lift the Montreal Impact to a 2-1 victory over Chicago that extended the Fire's losing streak to eight games.
August 18th
Midfielder Daniel Royer scored twice, his second coming in the 90th minute, as the New York Red Bulls battled to a 2-2 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.
Local Sports Stories
March 1st
The Markham Royals and Newmarket Hurricanes begin their North-East Conference quarterfinal series tonight.
February 15th
With 4 games remaining in the regular season, the Royals fight to keep position in the North-East Conference playoff picture.
February 9th
With 6 of the 8 teams officially marked in the North-East Conference playoff picture, it comes down to jockeying for positions in the final two weeks of the Regular season for both the Markham Royals and the Pickering Panthers
February 2nd
Markham will face a pair of division leaders this weekend who are battling for the #1 seed in the North-East Conference.
January 30th
The Royals will take on the Trenton Golden Hawks, in Trenton, for the second time in 5 days trying to avenge a loss on Friday night.
Royals Get 3 of Possible 4 Points

Royals Get 3 of Possible 4 Points

September 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Markham Royals collected 3 of a possible 4 points in a weekend home-set against the Aurora Tigers and Oakville Blades. The Royals faced the Tigers on Friday night in a game that saw Markham get on the scoreboard early and the shot clock often, very often. The Royals had 10 shots in the game before Aurora even registered their first, eventually racking up a total of 58 shots on Brayden Lechance who started in the Tigers goal. The Royals had 5 different goal scores on the score sheet: Josh Hardiman, Lucas Condotta, Sam Hu, Rylee St. Onge and Doug Carter tallied while Eric Holland scored all three goals for the Tigers for the hat-trick.

Home Sweet Home

September 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

After unveiling their 2015-16 North Division Championship banner in a pregame celebration, the Markham Royals continued the party with a 4-1 win over the Pickering Panthers on Friday night. The win was Markham’s second of the season, their first on home ice, against a very young Panthers squad that held their own against the more veteran Royals lineup. “We knew they were going to work hard,” said Royals head coach Mike Galati after the game, “They are a real young and eager group that’s got some skill and speed. There were times where they outworked us, it took some time for us got get it going with the ceremony, we thought we would be okay if we didn’t get outworked the whole game and we were good enough to win”.

First One Under The Belt

First One Under The Belt

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Markham Royals began their 2016-17 campaign with a win on Saturday after taking a trip down the QEW to Burlington to face the Cougars. “It’s always good to get a win in your first game especially when you are on the road, playing against a good hockey team, and we had a good night,” said Royals Head Coach Mike Galati after the game, “it feels good that’s for sure”. The Royals got off to a bit of a slow start with a warm-up violation penalty to start the game, followed by a too-many men bench minor leading to an early Burlington goal and lead in the game. A situation that could go either way for a team playing it’s first game as a complete unit, with some new faces to the league, but the Coach was not worried. “That stuff happens,” said Galati, “I just said to the guys to just settle down, let’s regain focus. You are on the road, you are not familiar with surroundings, but I think we did an excellent job of refocusing and taking control”.