EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – Edmundston will host the Bell Aliant pee-wee AAA Atlantic Hockey Championship, April 5-8. The top teams from Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will join the North West Pioneers to compete in this prestigious hockey championship.

This tournament is played in the region for the first time in its history. The twelve games will be played at the brand new Jean-Daigle Center. The first games of the championship will take place on Thursday, April 5th, from 1:30 pm, to end with the North West Pioneer game at 7 pm. The opening ceremony will precede this match starting at 6:30 pm. On Friday, the championship will continue from 10am and the host team will play again the last with a start time of 7pm.

On Saturday, three games will be played at 9:30, noon and 3pm. In the evening, the teams, their fans and their friends are invited to the banquet where prizes will be awarded to the best players of the championship. This banquet will take place at the Edmundston Convention Center starting at 6:00 pm.


The last two games of the weekend will be played on Sunday, April 8, the first at 9 am for the bronze medal game and the last at 11:30 to crown the Atlantic championship team.

Joining the Host Nord-Ouest Pionniers at this year’s Peewee Atlantic Championship will be the following teams:

  • Moncton Hawks (Hockey NB)
  • Charlottetown Abbies (Hockey PEI)
  • Bedford Blues (Hockey NS)
  • Tricom Thunder (Hockey NL)

Here is the full schedule of the championship:

Thursday April 5th

1h30 pm    Newfoundland Vs New-Brunswick

4h00 pm    Prince Edward Island Vs Nova Scotia

6h30 pm    Opening ceremony

7h00 pm    Newfoundland Vs North-West Pionners


Friday April 6th

10h00 am Nova Scotia Vs New-Brunswick

1h00 pm    North-West Pionners Vs Prince Edward Island

4h00 pm    Nova Scotia Vs Newfoundland

7h00 pm   New-Brunswick Vs North-West Pionners


Saturday April 7th

9h30 am    Prince Edward Island Vs Newfoundland

12h00 pm North-West Pionners Vs Nova Scotia

3h00 pm    New-Brunswick Vs Prince Edward Island

6h00 pm    Banquet


Sunday April 8th

9h00 am    Bronze medal game

11h30 am Gold medal game


For a full schedule and further details on the tournament please visit the official website athttp://www.atlanticaaahockey.ca

All games will be broadcast on Bell Aliant TV1 web stream. Those games can be viewed at the following link http://tv1.ca/a7bri16








For more information:

Mike Gillingham

Technical Director 

Hockey New Brunswick


[email protected]