Holden Knights of Warman and Nolan Doell of Martensville are members of the Red Deer Polytechnic Kings

The Red Deer Polytechnic Kings Hockey team repeated as Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference champions in a thrilling double overtime win to sweep the best of five series against NAIT on March 23.

Warman’s Holden Knights and Martensville’s Nolan Doell are important contributors to the team’s success. The pair are very familiar with each other, having played together on the Sask Valley U15AA Vipers, the Beardy’s U18 AAA Blackhawks and the SJHL La Ronge Ice Wolves.

Holden Knights earned player of the game earlier in the season by scoring two goals and helping his line of Nolan Doell and Ryland McNinch (Turtleford) to a seven point evening. This was known as the Beardy’s AAA line as McNinch also played for Beardy’s.