RED DEER - Sixteen new champions will be crowned this weekend, as week two of the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships, presented by ATB Financial, gets underway across the province.
Provincial championships set for this weekend include: Junior C (Calgary), Minor Midget AAA (Grande Prairie - began March 22), Midget A (Strathmore), Midget B (Rocky Mountain House), Midget C (Slave Lake), Midget D (Elk Point), Midget Female Elite (Sherwood Park), Midget Female A (Edmonton), Midget Female B (High Prairie), Bantam Female A (Edmonton), Peewee A (Lloydminster), Peewee B (3Cs), Peewee C (Athabasca), Peewee D (Kneehill), Peewee Female A (Calgary) and Peewee Female B (Lacoka - Lacombe/Ponoka).
Seven more host communities will host a True Spirit of Hockey Day this week: 3Cs, Elk Point, High Prairie, Kneehill, Rocky Mountain House, Slave Lake, and Strathmore. True Spirit of Hockey Day aims celebrate a shared love for hockey and the community that supports the sport.
You can keep track of all this weekend’s tournaments at haprovincials.ca, by following along with the score ticker at hockeyalberta.ca, on Facebook, or onTwitter (using the hashtags #HAProvincials or #ATBProvincials).
You can also follow along with a number of individual tournaments on social media:
2017 HOCKEY ALBERTA PROVINCIAL PLAYDOWN SERIES
Senior AAA – Stony Plain Eagles VS. Lacombe Generals
Best-of-seven series tied 2-2
Game One: Stony Plain 6, Lacombe 4
Game Two: Lacombe 4, Stony Plain 1
Game Three: Stony Plain 7, Lacombe 4
Game Four: Lacombe 8, Stony Plain 3
Game Five: Friday, March 24, 8:00 p.m. @ Lacombe
Game Six: Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m. @ Stony Plain
Game Seven (if necessary): Thursday, March 30, 8:00 p.m. @ Lacombe
Allan Cup – April 10-15 – Bouctouche, New Brunswick
Midget AAA – Foothills CFR Bisons vs Leduc Chrysler Oil Kings
Leduc leads best-of-five series 2-0
Game One: Leduc 3, Foothills 1
Game Two: Leduc 5, Foothills 4 (2OT)
Game Three: Friday, March 24, 8:00 p.m. @ Foothills
Game Four (if necessary): Sunday, March 25, 2:00 p.m. @ Leduc
Game Five (if necessary): Monday, March 27, 8:00 p.m. @ Foothills
Telus Cup – April 24-30 – Prince George, British Columbia
Bantam AAA – Lethbridge Val Matteoti Golden Hawks vs. Fort Saskatchewan Rangers
Fort Saskatechewan Rangers wins series 3-2
Game One: Fort Saskatchewan 3, Lethbridge 2 (OT)
Game Two: Fort Saskatchewan 2, Lethbridge 1
Game Three: Lethbridge 7, Fort Saskatchewan 2
Game Four: Lethbridge 2, Fort Saskatchewan 1
Game Five: Fort Saskatchewan 2, Lethbridge 1