The Norwich Merchants were looking to carry forward the momentum from their recent three victories when they hit the road for a pair of matches.
The Norwich Merchants had been playing tight hockey games in recent weeks, but coming up on the losing end including a pair of 5-3 losses to Ayr and Tavistock to close out October. They looked to get things back on track with three games in three nights to open November.
It has not been the ideal start for the Norwich Merchants in the early part of the season with the squad only amassing three points in the first six games of the year. They had an opportunity to change that with three games in three nights over the Oct. 14 weekend.
The Norwich Merchants closed out September with a whimper after dropping games to Tavistock and Paris over the Sept. 30 weekend.
The Norwich Merchants 50th season kicked off in almost perfect fashion after the team's Fan Fest went over extremely positive and the Nor-Del Arena was packed with fans. The only damper was a 5-3 loss to Woodstock in the homer opener.
Training camp has wrapped up, the exhibition schedule has closed and the Norwich Merchants turn their attention to the 50th season which kicks off Saturday night on home ice against the Woodstock Navy Vets.
A celebration is on the horizon for the Norwich Merchants as their 50th season kicks off on Sept. 16.
The Norwich Merchants have been hard at work preparing for the 50th season which kicks of Sept. 16 against Woodstock. Returning coach Dave Smith got his first look at the Merchants during training camp and the coinciding pre-season schedule which kicked off on Aug. 19 in Aylmer.
The Norwich Merchants kicked off the playoffs with back to back wins and looked to take a commanding 3-0 lead when they traveled to New Hamburg for Game 3 of their quarterfinal series against the Firebirds on Friday night, Feb. 10.
The Norwich Merchants rode into the playoffs riding high after ending the season by winning nine of 11 games and their prize was a first round playoff date against a familiar foe – the New Hamburg Firebirds.
The Norwich Merchants closed out the regular season this past weekend and now prepare for the first round of the playoffs and they'll be taking on a familiar foe – the New Hamburg Firebirds.
The Norwich Merchants were riding high after six straight wins, but that all came to a screaming halt at the hands of the Paris Mounties Friday night, Jan. 13.
The Norwich Merchants closed out their road portion of the schedule for 2016 with a pair of contests over the Dec. 17 weekend.
Heading into the Norwich Merchants' recent slate of games was a pair of teams breathing down Norwich's neck in the Doherty Division standings – the Woodstock Navy Vets and the Tavistock Braves.
Things didn't exactly go as planned for the Norwich Merchants this past weekend after dropping both games they played.
The Norwich Merchants looked to continue their climb up the Doherty Division standings while trying to put some distance between clubs lower than them with a pair of games against Paris and Wellesley.
The start to the second half of the Norwich Merchants' season couldn't have gone much better as their lone game this weekend saw the boys in red and white dominate the Burford Bulldogs on home ice.
The Norwich Merchants hit the mid-way point of the 2016/17 season this on the Nov. 12 weekend with a pair of road games.
On Oct. 13, following a loss to Ayr, the Norwich Merchants were sitting in eighth place with a 2-7 record. Since they're 7-2 and now sit in a tie for fourth place in the Doherty Division Standings following a pair of victories this past weekend on home ice.
Round one of the Battle of 59 between the Norwich Merchants and Woodstock Navy Vets Oct. 21 went to the blue and white of Woodstock.