After a long season and a lot of preparation, the stage is set for the 2017 Major Bantam AAA Atlantic Hockey Championships.  The Mid Isle Matrix will play host to the region at the APM Centre (Cornwall) from April 6 -9, 2017.  The championship will crown the top Major Bantam AAA team from Atlantic Canada. 

Joining the host team Mid Isle Matrix representing PEI is the Eastern Express who defeated Prince County Warriors in four games to capture the PEI Major Bantam AAA Provincial Title.

The following teams will represent their respective branches:

  • Fredericton Blues (Hockey NB)
  • ACA Rangers (Hockey NS)
  • Tricom Thunder (Hockey NL)
  • Eastern Express (Hockey PEI)
  • Mid Isle Matrix (Host)

Beginning on Thursday, there will be 10 round robin games, followed by a Bronze medal game and the Championship game on Sunday April 9th at 1:30 pm.  The official opening ceremonies will be Thursday at 7:30 pm.

The complete event schedule is as follows:

Thursday, April 6th                

1:00 pm          PEI vs NB

4:00 pm          NS vs NL

8:00 pm          NB vs Host

Friday, April 7th

10:00 am       NL vs PEI

1:00 pm          Host vs NS

4:00 pm          NL vs NB

7:00 pm          PEI vs Host

Saturday, April 8th

9:00 am          NB vs NS

12:00 pm       Host vs NL

3:00 pm          NS vs PEI

Sunday, April 9

10:00 am       Bronze Medal Game             

1:30 pm          Gold Medal Game                 

 

For additional event information on the tournament, visit the official website at 2017 Major Bantam AAA Atlantics

Follow the event on Twitter as well at @bantamatlantics

All games will be broadcast on Bell Aliant TV1 web stream.  Games can be accessed at the following link: http://player.communitylive.ca/Player/Player/179

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

 

Hockey PEI

Ph: (902) 368-4334

Email: info@hockeypei.com

www.hockeypei.com