Alberni Fall Fair to feature hockey game

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs will play a special Fall Fair exhibition game against rivals the Nanaimo Clippers on Saturday, Sept. 10.

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs will play a special Fall Fair exhibition game against rivals the Nanaimo Clippers on Saturday, Sept. 10.

“It’s something I’ve been working on since I’ve been here,” head coach Paul Esdale said. “It’s an idea we have been trying to put together for some time and are thrilled to host this game.”

Game time will be 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Bulldogs’ office for $10 each and will also be good for general admission to the fair on Saturday.

Bulldog players will be at the Fall Fair on Friday, Sept. 9 from 6:30–8:30 p.m., will be in the parade on Saturday morning and will host a post-game autograph session.

“We hope to see families out,” said Esdale.

The Fall Fair game will kick off the Bulldogs’ four-game exhibition schedule and the team’s 10th anniversary season. The ‘Dogs will play a second home exhibition tilt on Saturday, Sept. 17 against the Cowichan Valley Capitals at 7 p.m.

ICE CHIPS…The Bulldogs’ season opener will be Saturday, Sept. 24 when the Coquitlam Express come to town. Puck drops at 7 p.m….Season tickets are still available at the team office at the AV Multiplex, Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling 250-723-4412.

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◆ TICKETS FOR the Fall Fair exhibition game are $10 each and available at the Bulldogs’ office, next to the AV Multiplex.