October 26, 2018
Hockey PEI has announced that the Charlottetown Bulk Carriers Pride has been selected as the host for the 2019 Major Midget Atlantic Championships. The Charlottetown Pride will host the event at MacLauchlan Arena (Bell Aliant Centre) from April 4-7, 2019.
The championship will crown the top Major Midget team from the region. Teams will include Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, a provincial representative from PEI (Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild) and the host team Charlottetown Pride.
Both the Charlottetown Pride and Kensington Wild 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 2019 Telus Cup National Midget Hockey Championships April 22-29 in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The Charlottetown Pride was successful in their bid attempt, as they were 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 Charlottetown Bulk Carriers Pride 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 that 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 Jamie Blanchard representing the Charlottetown Pride and the host committee.
The event website and full schedule will be released at a later date.
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