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HOCKEY PEI, HOCKEY NOVA SCOTIA, HOCKEY NEW BRUNSWICK & HOCKEY NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR WILL PLAY FOR GOLD

320 young hockey players from throughout Atlantic Canada will converge on Moncton’s Red Ball Internet Centre on Friday for the four day Atlantic Challenge Cup.

This is the 18th Anniversary of the Atlantic Challenge Cup which is billed as Atlantic Canada’s High Performance Hockey Championship.

The Atlantic Challenge Cup will bring together the top players, while representing their provinces in the male under-14 and U15 categories, along with the female U15 and U17 categories. The teams were selected from each of their respective provincial summer evaluation camps.

Players attending the Atlantic Challenge Cup will come from all corners of our region, which truly makes this an Atlantic Canadian event.

“We are certainly pleased and honoured to be able to host these exceptional athletes in the City of Moncton,” said Community Lead Louis Gaudet. “Everyone coming to the City of Moncton will be treated in a first class manner. The event organizers and our volunteers have put a lot of time into ensuring that every detail has been looked after and these athletes are in for a great experience.”

On Friday and Saturday players will practice in the morning and early afternoon; game times will be 5:15/5:30 p.m. & 7:45/8:00 p.m. on all four surfaces.

Sunday games will be at 10:00/10:15 a.m & 12:30/12:45 p.m.  Monday will see each of the teams competing in a Bronze or Gold Medal game.  Games will be held at 9:00/9:15 a.m. & 12:00/12:15 p.m.

Bell Aliant and the four Atlantic Hockey Branches are pleased to announce that family members, friends, and fans unable to attend the event will be able to watch all of the tournament games on the live webcasts, courtesy of Bell Aliant.  The live webcasts will be available by going to the official tournament website www.atlanticchallengecup.ca and latest scores, schedules, rosters and news can be found there as well as the Atlantic Challenge Cup Facebook and Twitter page.

For More Information:

Nic Jansen
[email protected],ca