Kensington to Host 2015 Tournament
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The Kensington Wild has been selected as the host for the 2015 Major Midget Atlantic Championships. The Kensington Wild will host the event at the Community Gardens Arena from April 2-5, 2015.
The championship will crown the top Major Midget team from the region. Teams will include Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick provincial champions, a provincial representative from PEI (Charlottetown Islanders) and the host team Kensington Wild.
Both the Kensington Wild and Charlottetown Islanders compete in the six team New Brunswick-PEI Major Midget League.
The winner of the championship will be crowned the Atlantic representative and will compete at the 2015 Telus Cup National Midget Hockey Championships April 20-26 in Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec.
The Kensington Wild was successful in their bid attempt, being selected by a selection committee comprised of members of Hockey PEI Minor Council whom reviewed the bid applications and made the selection for the championships.
"On behalf of the Kensington Wild Major Midget team and our host committee we are very excited and look forward to hosting the top Major Midget teams in Atlantic Canada. We are very excited and are certain that in cooperation with Hockey PEI, we will be able to stage a great event. Not only will it be a great experience for our own players, but we plan on making sure to make this event something all teams will remember," stated Mike Gallant representing the Kensington Wild team and the host bid committee.
"We are proud to bring this special event to Kensington. Our community has shown great support and we plan to make this an enjoyable experience for our fans and all players who will attend."