RED DEER - Fourteen more champions will be crowned this weekend, as week three of the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships, presented by ATB Financial, get going across the province today.
Provincial championships set for March 17-20 include: Bantam AA (Taber), Bantam A (Beaumont), Bantam B (Drumheller), Bantam C (High Prairie), Bantam D (High Level), Bantam Female A (Edmonton), Bantam Female B (Hinton), Atom AA Major (Edmonton), Atom AA Minor (Bonnyville), Atom A (Lacombe), Atom B (Vegreville), Atom C (Grimshaw), Atom D (Duchess), and Atom Female (Innisfail).
In conjunction with the on-ice action, seven host communities will kick off their weekend with a Tundra True Spirit of Hockey Day, a partnership between Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. and Hockey Alberta to celebrate a shared love for hockey and the community that supports the sport: Taber, High Level, Grimshaw, Hinton Lacombe, Duchess, and Innisfail.
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).
2016 HOCKEY ALBERTA PROVINCIAL PLAYDOWN SERIES
Senior AAA – Stony Plain Eagles VS. Bentley Generals
Best-of-seven series tied 1-1
Game One: Stony Plain 1 @ Bentley 4
Game Two: Bentley 2 @ Stony Plain 6
Game Three: Friday, March 18, 8 p.m. - Stony Plain @ Bentley
Game Four: Wednesday, March 23, 8 p.m. - Bentley @ Stony Plain
Game Five: Saturday, March 26, 7:30 p.m. - Stony Plain @ Bentley
Game Six (if necessary): Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. - Bentley @ Stony Plain
Game Seven (if necessary): Sunday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. - Stony Plain @ Bentley (At Red Deer Arena)
Allan Cup – April 11-16, 2016 – Steinbach, Manitoba
Midget AAA – Lloydminster Bandit Pipeline Bobcats vs. Foothills CFR Chemical Bisons
Best-of-five series begins March 18
Game One: Friday, March 18, 7 p.m. - Foothills @ Lloydminster
Game Two: Saturday, March 19, 3 p.m. - Foothills @ Lloydminster
Game Three: Thursday, March 24, 7:30 p.m. - Lloydminster @ Foothills
Game Four (if necessary): Friday, March 25, 5:15 p.m. - Lloydminster @ Foothills
Game Five (If necessary): Sunday, March 27, 2 p.m. - Foothills @ Lloydminster
Telus Cup – April 18-24, 2016 – Quispamsis, New Brunswick
Bantam AAA – Lethbridge Val Matteoti Golden Hawks vs. Sherwood Park United Cycle Flyers
Lethbridge leads best-of-five series 2-0
Game One: Lethbridge 3 @ Sherwood Park 0
Game Two: Lethbridge 4 @ Sherwood Park 3
Game Three: Saturday, March 19, 5:45 p.m. - Sherwood Park @ Lethbridge
Game Four (if necessary): Sunday, March 20, 2 p.m. - Sherwood Park @ Lethbridge
Game Five (If necessary): Wednesday, March 23, 10:15 p.m. - Lethbridge @ Sherwood Park