Seeking berth in Telus Cup nationals in Moose Jaw, Sask.
The Central IcePak, fresh off their first provincial major midget hockey championship last month, will represent the province in the 2014 Atlantic major midget hockey championship which starts today at the Pictou County Wellness Centre in Pictou, N.S.
The IcePak won the provincial crown by beating the Western Kings 4-1 in the best-of-seven provincial final.
Central joins the host Weeks Major Midgets, Halifax McDonald’s, Kensington Wild of P.E.I. and New Brunswick’s Saint John Vitos.
The winner will represent the region in the national Telus Cup major midget championship slated for Moose Jaw, Sask. later this month.
The Atlantics will be streamed online by going to www.MidgetAtlantics2014.ca and follow the link.
Players: Cody Abbott, Curtis Barrett, Nicholas Callahan, Kyle Champion, Adam Dawe, Shayne Dominie, Jeremy Drover, Josh Fitzgerald, Nick Fitzgerald, Jordan Freake, Scottie Greene, Thomas Hedges, Hunter John, Mitchell Lewis, Jared Lush, Jordan Maher, Mike Mason, Graham Oldford, Noah Weir, Barry Wheeler and Ben Avery.
Staff: Coach Rob Canning, assistant coach Mike Bennett, equipment manager Ryan Matheson, trainer Rex Weir and manager Janice Fitzgerald.
1 p.m. — Halifax vs P.E.I.
4 p.m. — Central IcePak vs N.B.
7:30 p.m. — Opening ceremonies
8 p.m. — P.E.I. vs Weeks
10 a.m. — N.B. vs Halifax
1:30 p.m. — Weeks vs Central IcePak
5 p.m. — N.B. vs P.E.I.
8 p.m. — Halifax vs Weeks
9 a.m. — P.E.I. vs Central IcePak
12:30 p.m. — Weeks vs N.B.
3:30 p.m. — Central IcePak vs Halifax
7:30 p.m. — Awards banquet
1 p.m. — Championship game