Six county teams gear up for league championship games - Mar. 22, 2013
Colton Densmore of the Moffitt Dodge Storm fires a shot during a pee wee C game against the LMHA Ice Wolves in December. The two teams will meet again Saturday to determine which team becomes league champions.
Six area minor hockey teams, three from the Charlotte County Minor Hockey Association and three from St. Stephen Minor Hockey Association, will have a chance to become the Southern New Brunswick Hockey League champions of their respective levels this weekend.
The annual event, called the “day of champions,” will see the two top teams at each respective level square off over the weekend. This year the championships are being held at the River Valley Community Center in Grand Bay-Westfield.
One surety is that the championship for the atom Peter Landers division will be brought back to the county. The two remaining teams at that level are the St. Stephen Guy R. Day Hawks and the Charlotte County Ice Wolves. They will play Saturday at 9:15 a.m. to determine who are league champions at that level.
One other local atom team will also have a chance to capture the league championship when the Charlotte County atom A squad faces the Kennebecasis Valley Sabres on Thursday.
Two peewee teams will also have a chance to become champions. The Charlotte County peewee B team will face Kennebecasis Valley Saturday at 2:15 p.m., and following that the St. Stephen Moffitt Dodge Storm will battle Lancaster.
The St. Stephen bantam Flames will also have to best Lancaster Sunday at 10:45 a.m. if they are -to become the champions of the Peter Landers division.