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Cranbrook To Play Host To The Canadian National Women’s Team


Hockey Canada, in partnership with B.C. Hockey, the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), Cranbrook Bucks and Trail Smoke Eaters, announced Monday that Canada’s National Women’s Team will continue its road to Beijing with a pair of games against BCHL clubs.

Canada’s centralization roster will face off against the Cranbrook Bucks on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. MT at Western Financial Place.

“We are extremely excited to get our centralization schedule started and play against teams from the BCHL to aid in our preparation for the Olympic Winter Games,” said Gina Kingsbury, director of hockey operations with Hockey Canada. “We are grateful to both Trail and Cranbrook for their willingness to be part of our training as we start our season. The level of competition we expect to face is crucial in our journey and we look forward to showcasing our athletes to hockey fans in both communities.”

“The Cranbrook Bucks are extremely excited to host Canada’s National Women’s Team and participate in such an exciting event,” said owner and president Nathan Lieuwen. “Our community is eager to welcome the women’s team for a game as it continues its journey to Beijing.”

Fans will be permitted to attend both games, as long as they meet all COVID-19 protocols as outlined by the Province of British Columbia, and in accordance with arena capacity limits. Tickets in Cranbrook can be purchased by calling 250-426-8889 or online at  Tickets with assigned seating will be first come first serve. Adult and Senior tickets are $15 each. 10 and Under tickets are 5. All Female Hockey Players registered for minor hockey in the East Kootenays will be FREE.

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