Midget hockey tourney in Alberni this weekend

The Van Isle Ford Midget Bulldogs are hosting their tournament in Alberni Remembrance weekend.

The Van Isle Ford Midget Bulldogs are hosting their tournament Remembrance weekend, starting at noon on Nov. 11 and running through to the gold medal game at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.

The tournament will bring together highly competitive teams from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.  They include the Surrey Hurricanes, who played two close games with the Bulldogs during the provincial championships last year.

Other visiting teams include the A1 and A2 Storm from North Vancouver, Richmond Blues, Kerry Park Islanders, Oceanside Generals and Powell River Kings.

The Bulldogs have three games scheduled in the round robin. They face-off with North Vancouver A2 Storm at 3:05 p.m. Nov. 11. At 9 a.m. on Nov. 12 they will play Kerry Park.  Then they are back for the feature game against Surrey at 3:10 p.mM.

Semi-final games are scheduled for Sunday morning and medal games Sunday afternoon.

“If you are a hockey fan, this is an excellent opportunity to see the best of our up and coming Alberni Valley hockey players in action,” a team spokesman said.

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