Mi­nor hockey teams gear up for busy week

The Compass - - EDITORIAL OPINION -

Once all the tur­key and Easter egg busi­ness is taken care of, many boys and girls from the Trin­ity-Con­cep­tion re­gion will lace up their skates to par­tic­i­pate in pro­vin­cial mi­nor hockey tour­na­ments at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions across the prov­ince.

It’s an an­nual ri­tual that’s sure to cre­ate mem­o­ries and friend­ships that will last a life­time.

Atom, pee­wee, ban­tam and mid­get pro­vin­cial will take place while schools re­main closed for the week be­gin­ning April 25. Be­low is a roundup of what all the lo­cal mi­nor hockey as­so­ci­a­tions will be up to.

Bay Arena Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion

• Atom A — Bay Arena Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (Bay Roberts), April 28-30;

• Atom B — Ex­ploits Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (Grand Falls-Wind­sor), C divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Atom C — Port aux Basques Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, K divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Pee­wee A — Con­cep­tion Bay Re­gional Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (Kel­li­grews), A divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Pee­wee B — Lewis­porte Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, F divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Ban­tam A — St. John’s Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, A divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Ban­tam B — St. John’s Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, F Divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Mid­get A — Avalon Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (St. John’s), A divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Bay Arena Squirts will also host a jam­boree April 23 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Cee Bees Mi­nor Hockey

• Atom A — Ex­ploits Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (Grand Falls-Wind­sor), C divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Atom B — Twill­ingate New World Is­land Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, I divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Atom C — United Towns Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (For­tune), L divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Pee­wee A — Cee Bees Mi­nor Hockey (Har­bour Grace), C divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Pee­wee B — Baie Verte Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, H divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Ban­tam A — Bon-Tri Mi­nor Hockey (Bon­av­ista), C divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Ban­tam B — Cee Bees Mi­nor Hockey (Har­bour Grace), J divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Mid­get A — Clarenville Area Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, B divi­sion, April 25-27.

Trin­ity Pla­cen­tia Mi­nor Hockey

• Atom A — Trin­ity Pla­cen­tia Mi­nor Hockey (Whit­bourne), F divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Atom B — Fernie Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (Green Bay South), M divi­sion, April 2830;

• Pee­wee A — Lake Melville Xtreme Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, D divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Pee­wee B — Bell Is­land Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, L divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Ban­tam A — Straits Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion (St. Barbe), E divi­sion, April 28-30;

• Mid­get A — Clarenville Area Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion, B divi­sion, April 25-27;

• Mid­get B — Trin­ity Pla­cen­tia Mi­nor Hockey (Whit­bourne), I divi­sion, April 25-27.

The Bay Arena atom A team will host the A divi­sion tour­na­ment be­gin­ning April 28 in Bay Roberts. Pic­tured here fol­low­ing a vic­tory in the fi­nal of the Tri-Com Mi­nor Hockey League cham­pi­onship on March 17 are Shai­lynn Snow (left), Matthew Akerman and Ma­son Oates.

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