The stars will be shining a little earlier than usual this Sunday.
The Comox Valley Glacier Kings are hosting the 2014-15 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League All Star Classic on Jan. 18 at Comox Valley Sports Centre Arena #1. Warm-up is at 1 p.m. with puck drop at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 adults, $8 seniors/students and $6 children.
The game will be preceded by a banquet at the Florence Filberg Centre. Doors open at 10 a.m. with banquet at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Tickets are $30 per person and must be reserved by today (Jan. 15). Contact Marsha at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-250-334-4709.
Five Glacier Kings and one former Yeti have been named to Team North. Goalie Blake Pearson, who the Icemen sent to the Westshore Wolves on trade deadline day (Jan. 10), is still eligible to play for Team North, according to VIJHL president Myles Parsons.
The other five G-Kings originally announced for the game were Liam Shaw, Dylan Sampson, Derian Hamilton, Keagun Selva and Sheldon Brett.
Brett, however, has been called up by the BCHL Trail Smoke Eaters and his spot has been filled by Grant Iles.
Other Team North players include:
Campbell River Storm – Brendan Enns, Michael Olson, Dane Feeney, Jordan Rauser, Nathan Browne.
Nanaimo Buccaneers – Jordan Levesque, Chad Bell, Jared Fedosoff, Coleman Doney.
Oceanside Generals – Logan Savard, Mathieu Jallabert, Chase Gaudreault, Gibson Doney.
Team South is represented by:
Victoria Cougars – Sam McMullen, Wade Johnson, Michael Fretz, Jake Stolz, Robert Zadra.
Westshort Wolves – Clay Carson, Jamie Severs, Cory Petersen, Drayson Pears.
Kerry Park Islanders – Braedon Cross, Matt Osmond, Lyndon Eddy.
Saanich Braves – Seamus Maguire, Ben Meek, Jack Rachwaiski.
Peninsula Panthers – Connor Mowatt, Mitchell Newman, Ben DeJong.
Team North will be led by the Campbell River coaching staff and Team South by the Victoria coaching staff.