North central Initiation hockey divides Vanderhoof ice

About 180 players in north central B.C. hit Vanderhoof ice from Jan. 14 to 15 for an Initial Minor Hockey tournament.

Houston’s team (orange) crosses hockey sticks with Vanderhoof (red) on Jan. 14.

Houston’s team (orange) crosses hockey sticks with Vanderhoof (red) on Jan. 14.

About 180 players in north central B.C. hit Vanderhoof ice from Jan. 14 to 15 for an Initial Minor Hockey tournament.

 

Four- to eight-year-olds in teams hailing from Fraser Lake, Burns Lake, Houston, and Fort St. James competed in games that covered half of Vanderhoof’s arena with mini nets for younger players — a new regulation introduced by BC Hockey this season to fit the size and level of the young players.

 

No score was kept for the tournament.

 

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