Sunday, December 23, 2012


Press Release

Brandon, MB. -- The Brandon Wheat Kings, in conjunction with the Keystone Centre have announced plans to close their offices for a few days over the Christmas holidays.

While the Western Hockey League club will host one game - Friday, December 28th - against the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors, the Wheat Kings' office will be closed from Saturday, December 22nd to Wednesday, December 26th inclusive. The office will re-open at 12 noon Thursday, December 27th and will be open all day Friday, December 28th in preparation for their first post-Christmas home game, which will feature another PhysioFirst Chuck-a-Puck in support of Funds for Furry Friends.

For those western Manitoba hockey fans looking for that last minute Christmas gift idea, the hockey club's Souvenir Shop will be open this Saturday, December 22nd from 10am to 3pm. Fans wanting to purchase tickets to any of Brandon's remaining home games can do so at the Keystone Centre box office all day Friday, December 21st and from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, December 22nd.

The Keystone Centre box office will then be closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th. It will re-open for business at 8am Thursday, December 27th.

Fans can also order tickets online at or by calling 726-3555.

Following Friday's game against the Warriors, the Wheat Kings office will be closed until Wednesday, January 2nd for New Years. The Keystone Centre office will also be closed, however, the box office will be open from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, December 29th.

Brandon's first home game of 2013 will be Saturday, January 5th - Family Skate Night at Westman Place - when the Wheat Kings host the Medicine Hat Tigers. That game is a presentation of 880 CKLQ, 94.7 Star FM and The Home Depot and will feature a "free" post-game public skate with members of the hockey team.

January 5th is also another Source for Sports Family Night. For details on the Wheat Kings' $48 Family Pack that includes two adult and two youth tickets, 4 6" subs from Subway and four programs, be sure to visit Brandon Source for Sports, located at 2025 Brandon Avenue.

 (Nathan can be reached at

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