February 12, 2018; Liverpool, NS: Queens County is set to welcome hockey fans from across the province March 22-25th at Queens Place Emera Centre. The O’Regan’s Subaru Western Hurricanes Hockey Club have been awarded the 2018 Nova Scotia Major Bantam Provincial Championships. All games will be played on home ice at Queens Place Emera Centre in Liverpool, NS.
Kevin Benjamin, President of the O’Regan’s Subaru Western Hurricanes stated, “The 2017-18 Major Bantam season has been very competitive; Provincial weekend will be no different and the Hurricanes are very excited to have this opportunity to host such a tremendous event.”
The Nova Scotia Major Bantam Provincial Championships is a four-day tournament with the top seven teams of elite hockey players ages 13 and 14 all competing for the provincial championship title. Teams will be determined following a play-off series beginning early March.
“On behalf of the executive of the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey league, I would like to extend a huge thank you to the O’Regan’s Subaru Western Hurricanes for hosting this year's Provincial championship! This will be the second time they have hosted our Provincial championship and we all look forward to a great event. This Provincial championship will showcase some of the most competitive hockey to be played in Nova Scotia!” said Todd Watson, NSMBHL President.
Games begin Thursday, March 22nd at noon, with the Championship game being held Sunday, March 25th at 1:00pm. Play will be continuous during daytime and evening hours throughout the weekend. There will be a total of 18 games, all of which promise to be very competitive among all participating teams. Tournament passes will be available at the door for $20, day passes for $10, and individual game passes for $5.
“Hockey fans in Queens County and from across the province will be an enthusiastic fan base watching the Provincial Championships at Queens Place Emera Centre. Congratulations to the O’Regan’s Western Hurricanes on being selected to host this very significant event,” said David Dagley, Mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality. “We’re in for an exciting 4 days of fast paced hockey, and are pleased to welcome the players, families and fans to Queens!”