2013 Bantam Female AAA Atlantic Invitational Set for Mount Pearl this Weekend

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL – The Mount Pearl Minor Hockey Association in partnership with Hockey NL will be hosting the 2013 Bantam Female AAA Atlantic Invitational at the Glacier in Mount Pearl from April 19th – April 21st, 2013.  This special event will feature the Bantam Female AAA Provincial Champion from each province plus a host team:

Fundy Hericanes – Hockey New Brunswick
Tri Pen Ice – Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador
Halifax Hawks – Hockey Nova Scotia
Pownal Red Devils – Hockey Prince Edward Island
Eastern Ice Breakers – Host

Games begin on Friday at 10:00 am with the official opening ceremonies taking place that evening at 4:00pm when the Eastern Ice Breakers will play the Fundy Hericanes from N.B.   The bronze and gold medal games are slated for Sunday, April 21 beginning at 9:00am.

The complete schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 19

8:30 a.m.        Coaches Meeting
10:00 a.m.     Host    vs.    NL
12:00 p.m.     NB    vs.    NS
2:00 p.m.       PEI    vs.    NL
4:00 p.m.       Opening Ceremonies
4:45 p.m.        NB    vs.    Host
6:15 p.m.         NS    vs.    PEI

Saturday, April 20

8:30 a.m.        NB    vs.    PEI
10:30 a.m.     NS    vs.    Host
12:30 p.m.      NL    vs.    NB
2:30 p.m.       Host    vs.    PEI
4:30 p.m.       NS    vs.    NL
8:00 p.m.       Banquet – Capital Hotel

Sunday, April 21

9:00 a.m.        4th    vs.    3rd
11:00 a.m.       2nd    vs.    1st

Event passes are available for the weekend at the door and all registered female players in the province who play Under 9, Under 12 or Under 15 hockey will get free admission to one game if they are accompanied by a parent.

Hockey NL encourages all parents, players and the general public to come out and support Female Hockey and watch some of the best 13 and 14 year old female hockey players in Atlantic Canada. “We are so proud and excited to host the best on best female hockey for this age group in Atlantic Canada and expect this to be an entertaining game for patrons”, said Bonnie Evans, Female Chair for Hockey NL.   “The host committee has spent many hours creating an event that will be memorable for these young athletes and we thank Mount Pearl Minor Hockey Association for hosting this tournament”, remarked Evans.

Bell Aliant is pleased to once again offer live webcasts of all tournament games through Community One online at http://live.streamit.ca/?player=86.   This is an opportunity for friends and family who can’t attend but want to see all of the action.

Craig Tulk
Executive Director
Hockey NL
P.O. Box 176
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
A2A 2J4
(709) 489-5512 (O)
(709) 486-0442 (C)
(709) 489-2273 (F)
ctulk@hockeynl.ca
www.hockeynl.ca