Nelson Minor Hockey hosts annual Novice Tournament
Some of the best hockey fans will see this season is slated for the weekend at the NDCC and Civic Arenas — and the game doesn’t involve the Nelson Leafs.
Nelson Minor Hockey drops the puck this weekend on the annual Novice tournament.
The tourney is attracting five Junior Novice teams and six Senior Novice teams from Spokane, South Okanagan, Fruitvale, Trail/Rossland and Castlegar along with two Nelson squads.
Greg Andrusak, Kevin Dewar, Eddie Vulcano and Craig Bennett coach the Nelson Junior Novice squad while Todd Hutt, Anthony Maley and Adam Chochinov skipper the Senior Novice group.
The tournament opens Friday with the Nelson Junior Novice facing South Okanagan Ice Crushers at 6:45 p.m. in the Civic Arena.
Nelson Senior Novice opens the tourney Saturday at 7:30 a.m. against Spokane Ice Wolves.
The tournament concludes Sunday afternoon.