Glacier Kings’ spring camp goes this weekend

VIJHL champion C.R. Storm in Alberta for Keystone Cup this weekend

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings’ 2015 Spring Camp goes this weekend (April 17-19).

It starts Friday with registration at 4 p.m. followed by a players meeting at 5 p.m. and on-ice session from 6:30-10 p.m. Sessions go 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The team’s 2015 Main Camp is set for Aug. 14-16. For camp forms, click the ‘Downloads’ page on the Yetis’ website glacier kings.vijhl.com

Storm Rages On

In other Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League news, the league and Cyclone Taylor Cup champion Campbell River Storm begin their bid for the 2015 Keystone Cup (Western Canadian Jr. B championship) April 16 in Cold Lake, Alta.

The Storm face Saskatoon Quakers at 11:30 a.m. MST in their opener then take on Cold Lake Ice at 9 p.m. MST. On Friday they play North Edmonton Red Wings and on Saturday they take on Thunder Bay Northern Hawks in the morning then close out the round-robin portion of the six-team tournament against Selkirk Fishermen that night.

Playoffs go Sunday with the bronze medal game at 10 a.m. MST followed by the gold medal game at 1 p.m. MST.

Fans can follow the action at keystonecup.ca, which includes a link to pay-per-view webcasts.

ICE CHIPS The Storm will be looking to cop a fourth straight Keystone Cup for B.C. … Beaver Valley Nighthawks won in 2014, Richmond Sockeyes in 2013 and Abbotsford Pilots in 2012 … they would be the first VIJHL team to win the title … C.R. won silver when they hosted the tourney in 2006 and bagged a bronze in 1999 … the Storm enter the tourney with an impressive 16-1 record in post-season play …

 

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