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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 22, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press april 1990 Bonni tires of Knight life Barry Bonni is getting the nine year after nine seasons As chief Cook and bottle Washer for the River East Royal the colourful East Kildonan native is contemplating resigning his Post with the Manitoba major Junior hockey league i guess in starting to get itchy it May be time for a change of said still flushed from his teams fourth straight my jul a dramatic 42 series win Over fort Garry fort Rouge although its been fun and Ive appreciated everything that happened to me Over the maybe its time to move its not As exciting As it was a couple of years Bonni is the Only coach the knights have known since the team entered the league in since his team has won a league record five while Bonni was one of the first Guys to sip the ceremonial Champagne last he admits his enthusiasm waned this season until the the fact is that winning has become routine for the Royal Treyve established 11 league records in the As far As Bonni is there has never been a better time for him to say goodbye to the i think that five championships in our nine Jim Timlick twins battled year history is quite a legacy to leave i think it might be Wise to leave while were on no one has handed him a Job on a Silver Platter but Bonni admits he has been informally approached by at least one Manitoba Junior hockey league he says Hes interested in coaching in the Myhl if the right offer comes i would think that i know if i was a manager of a Junior club i would go after the Guy who won the championship of the major Junior Kildonan North stars owner coach has already expressed a desire to leave the team to pursue his business could Bonni be seeing stars next year it Doest sound All that a a a if this season is Barry Bonnis last behind the knights it will be one to the club won this years championship in dramatic they won two games in overtime Over the twins and Only once did they win by More than one an 114 pasting of their Crosstown this one was the closest one since 1982 Over the Charleswood Bonni it was a Tough fort Garry had a Heck of a team this we had to play hard to beat it didst come easy like it did last year when we beat vital in four Bonni said the team had extra incentive to win the title this while most people thought the knights would be in the Many thought it would be the twins who would eventually the underdog labelled Only helped to fire his squad Bonni one of the things i kept telling my Guys through the series was that win or lose we were we were stronger and we were if they wanted it was the Knight Bench strength helped to Wear Down the who finished Only one Point behind River East 3462 during the regular for most of the series Bonni chose to go with four although he pared his Bench Down to three in the final two its too Early to say the knights will be the team to beat next but theres Good reason to believe they could eighteen of the players on this years roster Are eligible to return next including the teams three starting conspicuous by their will be graduating Centre Brent who led the team in scoring during the regular season and playoffs 28 Points in 10 right Winger Brad defence Man Dwayne Ewanika and four year Veteran Centre Craig Nan still on the subject of the former River East Centre Bruno Zarrillo has apparently peaked the interest of Edmonton oilers who is playing professional hockey in scored the Gam winning goal on a penalty shot to give his team the league a resident of North Kildonan in the off Zarrillo graduated to Bolzano level team this season after a remarkable Campaign with the clubs b level team last satellites knocked out of orbit by Jim Timlick the North Winnipeg satellites season ended prematurely but nobody on the team is crying Over spilled Beausejour comets beat the satellites 41 last win Ning the Manitoba Junior b hockey league championship and earning a trip to the Western Ca Nadian Junior b after a week of everyone on the team considers the 198990 Campaign a in spite of losing a heartbreaker to at the beginning of the year i didst expect wed even make it to the finals this season after losing so Many considering everything that happened this season i didst think wed be anywhere near As Good As we were last said Winger Cory one of a handful of satellites who have played their last game for the the satellites were plagued by a number problems this including just five holdovers from 198889 and injuries to key players during the regular at one Point they struggled just to ice a satellites coach Rod Gluck said despite the Hurt of losing to no one on the team has reason to hang their head in of course were disappointed but we have to be pleased at How we Beausejour had a Good team and they just outplayed we had some players who played their hearts i guess it just want in the cards that we return this year to the National he Gluck said the teams inexperience May have been its downfall in the he said there just we rent enough veterans to guide the satellites Rookie Laden lineup this the satellites have dominated the Junior b league during the past winning three provincial titles in the last five after a slow Start this they finished in third place in the league ahead of fourth place defence Man Derek Lachaine said the satellites didst look everything is going according to plan for John Al Midas indoor soccer Luso Are preparing to Square off with the Best teams in the country at the National championships april 2729 in led by the Winnipeg indoor soccer leagues Paul and the leagues top Joe Luso finished first in division one and claimed top prize in the George Carberry Tournai great White North tournament and the Chal Lenge it was the Victory at the Challenge cup that was the sweetest so said Al lusts head our goal this year was to past the who finished in last place in they were Well coached and deserved to we had hoped to see them in the playoffs instead of Oak Bank because we beat Oak Bank during the regular i dont think anyone on the team took Beausejour the satellites got Strong performances All season from their net minding tandem of Veteran Jamie Duffault and Rookie Bryan they Are among 14 players from this seasons team eligible to return next now its just a matter of regrouping for next year and get Ting the right Guys Gluck Luso Heads to Ottawa win the Challenge cup and earn the right to represent said although Luso is plagued by some injuries including an ankle problem to Winni Peg fury player Bogdan no Vak most of them should be ready to go next said even without some of their top Luso should do Well in Ottawa because the team is not centred around one key he we play very Strong As a like a also a went to the indoor nationals last year with Manitoba a italia and is familiar with the other said Luso should be a contender this Riverview Community glob 90 Ashland announces Jackpot every sunday night carry Over added after reached doors open 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