The Alberta Junior Hockey League is proud to announce a new partnership with Gas Drive as the title sponsor of the League Championship for the 2012-2013 season. The AJHL Gas Drive Cup will be awarded to the AJHL Champion at the conclusion of the 2013 Playoffs and will be the ultimate goal of every team for the next five seasons.
Gas Drive will also hold the rights to several exclusive properties, including naming rights to the AJHL Playoffs, AJHL Playoff MVP Award, and will create the Gas Drive Scholarship Program. The new scholarship program will provide one current or former AJHL Athlete with a $1,500 scholarship towards their post secondary education at the conclusion of each season.
"The Alberta Junior Hockey League is extremely proud to connect our brand with Gas Drive Global - a world-class company with a unique understanding of the AJHL and our communities," said Ryan Bartoshyk, Vice President of Marketing for the AJHL. "We are thrilled to add the Gas Drive name to our Championship Trophy and look forward to working with a brand that prides itself on tradition, innovative and efficiency."
The quest for the AJHL Gas Drive Cup will commence on Friday, September 7th as the 2012 AJHL Regular Season officially opens. The 2012-2013 regular season will consist of 16 teams competing in 480 games, including two games at the 6th Annual AJHL Showcase. The 2013 AJHL Gas Drive Playoffs will kick off on March 5th, 2013.
About Gas Drive - Gas Drive is the authorized distributor and service provider, on behalf of GE's Gas Engines, of Waukesha gas-fuelled engines and parts in Canada, the northern United States, Alaska, Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. As well as the authorized distributor of Jenbacher engines and parts in Canada. We know you have a lot riding on your field infrastructure, and the engines that keep it running lie at the heart of it. At Gas Drive, our mission is to help you succeed by providing the best engine application possible - then keeping it running with minimum downtime for years and decades to come - regardless of the remoteness, terrain or climate of your field location.
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