|Red Lake Miners|
|City:||Red Lake, Ontario, Canada|
|League:||Superior International Junior Hockey League|
|Home Arena:||Cochenour Arena|
|General Manager:||Derek Sweet-Coulter (2015-16)|
|Head Coach:||Derek Sweet-Coulter (2015-16)|
|2013-2013 renamed before play:||Ear Falls Eagles|
|2013-2018:||English River Miners|
|2018-:||Red Lake Miners|
History[edit | edit source]
In May 2013, the SIJHL announced that the Ear Falls Eagles would be joining the league for the 2013-14 season. Weeks later, it was announced that the team would instead be called the English River Miners to better serve the entire community. The team would be based out of the Ear Falls Arena.
On September 20, 2013, the Miners played the first game in their franchise's history. Played in Dryden, Ontario against the Dryden Ice Dogs, the Miners would fall 4-2 after giving up two last minute tallies, one of which was on an empty net. Nathan Johnson scored the first goal in team history 6:06 into the first period. Greg Harney played the first ever game in net, making 32 saves in the effort.
On October 10, 2013, the Miners picked up their first ever franchise victory, on home ice, defeating the Wisconsin Wilderness by a score of 3-1. Devan Vander Wyk scored the eventual game-winning goal 3:47 into the third period, while Holden Melgoza made 29 saves for the victory.
The team announced after the club's annual general meeting on August 7, 2018 that the team would be getting renamed the Red Lake Miners.
Season-by-Season Results[edit | edit source]
|2013-14||56||21||30||-||5||-||185||228||47||4th SIJHL||Won Quarter-final, 2-4 (Ice Dogs)|
Lost Semi-final, 0-4 (Lakers)
|2014-15||56||10||41||-||5||-||159||295||25||5th SIJHL||Lost Quarter-final, 0-3 (North Stars)|
|2015-16||56||12||37||3||4||-||144||239||31||5th SIJHL||Won Quarter-final, 3-2 (Iron Rangers)|
Lost Semi-finals 0-4 (Lakers)
|2016-17||56||31||21||-||1||3||220||197||66||3rd SIJHL||Won Semifinals, 4-1 (Thunder Bay North Stars)|
Lost Final, 0-4 (Dryden Ice Dogs)
|2017-18||56||28||23||-||1||4||188||209||61||4th SIJHL||Lost First Round 1-3 (Lakers)|
|2018-19||56||38||15||-||3||0||278||193||79||2nd SIJHL||Won Semifinal 4-2 (Norskies)|
Lost Final 1-4 (Thunder Bay North Stars)
|2019-20||55||32||18||-||3||2||196||176||69||2nd SIJHL||Season cancelled prior to end of regular season|
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