Hawks play women’s team from China

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

The Hamilton Hawks midget AA team will play the Qiqi­har Randy women’s ice hockey team from China on Oct. 15 at Inch Park Arena.

The Chi­nese team has been in Canada since Au­gust and is play­ing about 20 games (in­clud­ing against the Hawks and the An­caster Avalanche), and prac­tic­ing ev­ery day, while they’re here.

It’s part of the long-term plan to strengthen Chi­nese hockey for the Win­ter Olympics which will be held in Bei­jing in Fe­bru­ary, 2022.

Nine for­mal na­tional team mem­bers are on the Qiqi­har Randy team ros­ter.

Game time is noon at Inch Park, and there will be a raf­fle and door prizes.

For more in­for­ma­tion go to 222.hgha.ca

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