Thursday, December 20, 2012

SIJHL Showcase goes this weekend in Duluth

Press Release

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – – It’s a busy week in the Superior International Junior Hockey League prior to the holiday break and it will be highlighted by the annual SIJHL Showcase this Saturday and Sunday at Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth, Minn.

The two-day event features all six SIJHL clubs competing with each side playing twice in games that will count towards the regular season standings.

Action will get underway Saturday morning at 10:45 a.m. when the host Duluth Clydesdales take on the Minnesota Iron Rangers.

Next up following a league luncheon and executive board meeting, the Thunder Bay North Stars will take on the Fort Frances Lakers at 5 p.m.

Concluding play on day one you’ll have the Dryden Ice Dogs tangling with the Minnesota Wilderness at 8 p.m.

Day 2 competition commences at 9 a.m. Sunday as the Lakers and Clydesdales square off followed by Iron Rangers and Ice Dogs at 12:15 p.m. and then concludes at 3:30 p.m. as the Wilderness face-off with the North Stars.

SIJHL Showcase Schedule
(All games at Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth)

Saturday, Dec. 22
Clydesdales vs. Iron Rangers 10:45 a.m.
North Stars vs. Lakers 5 p.m.
Ice Dogs vs. Wilderness 8 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 23
Lakers vs. Clydesdales 9 a.m.
Iron Rangers vs. Ice Dogs 12:15 p.m.
Wilderness vs. North Stars 3:30 p.m.

Mars Lakeview Arena
1201 Rice Lake Road
Duluth, Minn.

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