Cobras celebrate 20th anniversary
The Eastern Ontario Cobras, the hockey organization responsible for the management of A and AA minor hockey associations in Prescott-Russell, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during the annual Cobras Day event at the St-Isidore Arena on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 10 pm.
The Cobras Day event will be a packed day of hockey games and celebrations. The opening ceremony of the 20th anniversary celebrations and of the annual event will take place at 12:30 p.m.
The rest of the day will be devoted to some good old fashioned competition, as there will be hockey games running from morning until the evening.
The Cobras’ teams range from Novice to Midget level teams and compete against various regions such as Kanata, Ottawa, Cumberland, Gloucester, Rideau St-Lawrence, Cornwall and even teams from the United States.
The Cobras Day will see its first puck drop at 9 a.m. as the Cobras Novice A team take on the Nepean Raiders, followed by the Atom Minor A team against the Saint-Lawrence Steel and the Peewee Minor AA also playing against the Saint-Lawrence Steel at 11 a.m.
After the opening ceremonies, the afternoon will continue at 1 p.m. with the Peewee Major AA against Rideau Saint Lawrence Kings, 2:30 p.m. with the Bantam Minor AA against Ottawa Valley Silver Seven, 4 p.m. with the Bantam Major AA against Saint Lawrence Steel, 6 p.m. with the Minor Midget AA against the Nepean Raiders and the last game taking place at 8 p.m. between the Major Midget AA team and the Kanata Blazers.
Several Cobras players have gone on to play in the NHL, the OHL and the NCAA and have represented Canada at international competitions. The Cobras Day 20th anniversary event is free all day and open to the public.
Les Cobras de l’Est ontarien célébrera son 20e anniversaire lors de l’événement annuel de la journée Cobras à l’aréna de St-Isidore le samedi 4 novembre de 9 h à 22 h.