Wednesday, September 25, 2013

SJHL announces 1999 birth year game

Press Release

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League is holding a game for 40 players born in 1999.

This game will be held in Warman Saskatchewan on Sunday September 29th 2013, game time is 2:00p.m. Admission to the game is free.

The 99 game is held in conjunction with the SJHL Showcase which will be held in Warman on Monday September 30th and Tuesday October 1st.

“President of the SJHL, Bill Chow states that the 99 game came about from suggestions of the coaches of the SJHL teams. They brought the idea to the AGM and made a presentation to the Governors which the Governors approved.”

The game is strictly an “invite only”, the coaches utilized their contacts throughout Saskatchewan to develop the list of 40 players born in 1999. The parents of the players were contacted by the coaches and verified their attendance with an invite letter from the League.

The concept of the game is to introduce players to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and that the SJHL will provide them with the opportunity to pursue their hockey goals of which direction is of their choice.
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