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Maple Ridge pair make major midget all-star team

Two Maple Ridge hockey players have been selected to play in the 2013 Major Midget League All Star Game

Nick McBride and Dalton Yorke have been standouts with the Vancouver Northeast Chiefs.

McBride is a big (six-foot-three) goaltender, who has gone 8-4 in his 12 starts this season, and posted a goals against average of 3.42.

Yorke is a hard-nosed, six-foot-two, 195-pound defenceman, whose offensive game is developing. Over 24 games he has two goals and 12 assists, and that 14 points ties him for the team lead among defencemen. He has already exceeded last year’s stats, when he had 13 assists over 40 games. Yorke also has 70 penalty minutes.

The game will be played on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m..  at the Langley Events Centre.

• For more information about the BC Hockey Major Midget League, please visit the BC Hockey website at www.bcmml.net or emailmidgethockey@bchockey.net.

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