REPORTING · 15th January 2010
For all you hockey fans out there, this weekend, Kitimat is hosting a Novice / Atoms tournament: that’s hockey for ages 7-10. the Novice Tournament is sponsored by CAW 2301 and the Atom Tournament is sponsored by the Kinsmen.
“Today is the start of an 18 team tournament. We have teams coming from across the Northwest ranging from Prince Rupert to Burns Lake and up from Stewart,” said Lori Ferreira, who was one of the organizers of the event.
A majority of the players come from the Sacred Circle. In the Novice Tournament, there are three teams from Kitimat, two from Terrace, and 1 team from each of Smithers, Prince Rupert, Houston, Hazelton, Smithers and Burns Lake. In the Atoms, there are three teams from Kitimat and one from each of Terrace, Stewart, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Hazelton.
The tournament continues this morning at 6:45 and run until 10:00 at night. The finals for the Atoms will take place on Sunday.
“Hopefully I think that [the players] will have fun, a great experience, make some friends and play some great hockey,” said Ferreira
Friday's Scores are below:
Novice CAW 2301
Kitimat#1 Terrace Blue 2-7
Terrace White Houston Luckies 3-5
Kitimat# 3 Smithers ROl 2-4
Kitimat# 2 Hazelton Bulldogs 11-3
Atom Kinsmen Tournament
Kitimat CAW 2301 Kitimat Sujitra's 8-4
Prince Rupert Pizza Hut Hazelton Bulldogs (Atoms) 2-11
Stewart Canal Canucks Smithers Credit Union 0-20
Novices: Kitimat in Blue and Smithers in White Face Off before their first game
Atoms: KITIMAT SCORES... on... another Kitimat team...
Novices: There is a scramble in the Terrace (blue) Net between Kitimat (red) and Terrace players
Atoms: Prince Rupert and Hazelton were on the ice for their first game.