Cal­gary call­ing

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The Prince George Citizen - - SPORTS - Ci­ti­zen staff

he Cari­boo Cougars will get an­other shot to skate to a cham­pi­onship at the Mac’s Midget AAA Hockey Tour­na­ment.

The Cougars, who claimed a Mac’s ti­tle in 2014 and were elim­i­nated in the play­off semi­fi­nals the past two years, have re­ceived an in­vi­ta­tion to this year’s event, Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 in Cal­gary. The in­vi­ta­tion for the Cats is a nod to their cur­rent po­si­tion in the B.C. Hockey Ma­jor Midget League, where they are first out of 11 clubs with a 12-3-1-0 record.

The Mac’s fea­tures a 25-team male di­vi­sion and an­nu­ally draws par­tic­i­pants from Canada, the United States and Europe. The Cougars have now been asked to at­tend the Mac’s for 11 con­sec­u­tive years.

In 2014, the Cougars beat the Regina Pat

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