Corner Brook, NL – TheCorner BrookMinor Hockey Association will host the 2013 Bell Aliant Pee Wee AAA Atlantic Championships at the Pepsi Centre inCorner Brook. The March 21-24, 2013 championships will feature the Bell Aliant Cup Pee Wee AAA Champion from each Atlantic province, as well as the host team, Western AAA Peewee Wolves.

The event returns to Western Newfoundland afterSt. John’splayed host in 2009. Approximately 100 children ages 11-12 and will participate in the tournament. About 75 families will travel toCorner Brookto cheer on their sons and daughters.

“The Corner Brook Minor Hockey Association is honoured and excited to have been selected to host the 2013 tournament and is forming a committee to ensure event success,” said Ron Downey, tournament host chair. “Our fans will be thrilled with the calibre of hockey provided by the teams participating in this tournament.”

“On behalf of Hockey NL, we are excited and confident that the great community ofCorner Brookwill be an excellent host to the 2013 Bell Aliant Pee Wee AAA Atlantic Championships,” said Arnold Kelly, Minor Chair, Hockey NL 

Bell Aliant has been a proud sponsor of Pee Wee hockey in Atlantic Canada since 2005. This includes title support for five Pee Wee AAA hockey leagues and 20 Bell Aliant Cup Provincial Championship tournaments in all fourAtlantic Provinces.

“Hockey’s roots inCorner Brookare deep,” said Lionel Keeping, Bell Aliant Regional Manager forCorner Brook. “We’re proud of our partnerships with organizations like Hockey NL because they connect us to the families and communities we serve.”

More information on the tournament, and live streaming of every game, please visit the official website of the 2013 Bell Aliant Pee Wee Atlantic Championships: .

About Hockey NL

Hockey NL is a non-profit organization that oversees hockey of all different levels acrossNewfoundlandandLabrador. Its mission is to make hockey an enjoyable, safe, rewarding experience that is fun, stimulating and strengthens character. Hockey NL is committed to making hockey available to players of all skill levels, and furthering the sport of hockey across the province.

About Bell Aliant

Bell Aliant (TSX: BA) is one of North America’s largest regional communications providers and the first company in Canadato cover an entire city with fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) technology with its FibreOP services. Through its operating entities, it serves customers in six Canadian provinces with innovative information, communication and technology services including voice, data, Internet, video and value-added business solutions. Bell Aliant’s employees deliver the highest quality customer service, choice and convenience.


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