It will be a frantic few days of hockey in the West Kootenay this weekend with almost all rep teams playing on home ice.
In B.C. Major Midget League action, the Kootenay Ice will host the Valley West Hawks out of Langley and Surrey at the Nelson Community Complex.
The Ice would like to extend a modest two-game winning streak against the 4-2 Hawks, who are tied for third place with the Okanagan Rockets and Vancouver Canadians. The Ice moved to 2-4 with a pair of victories over the Thompson Blazers Oct. 4-5. Game time on Saturday is at 9:45 a.m. and 915 a.m. on Sunday.
The Kootenay Wildcats will look for their first win in Female Midget AAA games in Nelson this weekend. The Cats take on the 6-2-1 West Coast Avalanche at the Nelson Civic Centre at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, and will play two games at the Nelson Community Complex Saturday at 12:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
In Okanagan Mainline Hockey Association action this weekend, Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association’s (GTMHA) Midget AA Smoke Eaters host West Kelowna at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and 10:15 a.m. on Sunday at the Cominco Arena.
The GTMHA Bantam AA Smokies also play at home this weekend as they welcome Penticton to the Cominco Arena at 2:15 p.m. Saturday and to the Beaver Valley Arena at 10:15 a.m. Sunday.
The AA Pee Wees will hit the home ice against Greater Vernon at Beaver Valley Arena at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, and at the Cominco Arena at 8 a.m. on Sunday.