March 8, 2017

Immediate Release

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL- Beginning on Friday, March 10th, Hockey NL will be presenting the 2017 Bantam AAA provincial play downs in Conception Bay South, NL. The event features the best 13 and 14 year old players in the province and is hosted by the Conception Bay Regional Minor Hockey Association.

The winner of the tournament will earn the right to represent the province and attend the Atlantic Regional Championship being held in Cornwall, PEI from April 6-9, 2017.

The teams will compete in a single round robin followed by a championship round on Sunday at the CBS Arena in Kelligrews.  The five teams are the Host team – Tri Com Thunder, Western Kings, Central Ice Pak, St. John’s Hitmen and Tri Pen Ice. The Kings won the league championship this season while the Hitmen are the defending Atlantic Champions from last season.  All five teams competed in a regular season, plus playoff provincial league this season.

Please CLICK HERE for the schedule for the weekend and for a complete list of results throughout the weekend, please visit Hockey NL’s website http://www.hockeynl.ca/news-events/ and the twitter account @hkynlaaa

The Bantam AAA program is the second step in the AAA program in the province with players developing and potentially graduating to Major Midget, Junior A, and Major Junior in years to come.

For more information

 

 

Craig Tulk

Executive Director, Hockey NL

P.O. Box 176

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL

A2A 2J4

ctulk@hockeynl.ca

709-489-5512 office

709-486-0442  cell

709-489-2273 fax