Novice tournament takes to the ice

Minor Hockey shifts into tournament mode this weekend when 22 teams and approximately 300 young hockey players descend on Greater Trail.

Greater Trail Minor Hockey shifts into tournament mode this weekend when 22 teams and approximately 300 young hockey players descend on Greater Trail for the 25th annual Initiation and Novice Tournament this weekend.

The tournament will see local teams vie against squads from Nelson, Castlegar, Creston, Grand Forks, Beaver Valley, Kelowna, and Osoyoos with Jr. Novice games going in the small rink at the Trail Memorial Centre, and Novice games hitting the big ice. Some games will also be played at Beaver Valley Arena and Rossland Arena.

The tournament starts on Friday and winds up on Sunday. The action goes all day, so stop by and cheer on your favourite Novice and Initiation teams.