The Mountain View Colts won their first HJHL championship two years ago. Last year they made it to the seventh game of the Northern Division Final before being defeated by the eventual league champs from Red Deer. Coming up on Friday, September 22nd at 8pm the Colts quest for more Heritage Junior Hockey League success will begin when the Ponoka Stampeders arrive at the Didsbury Memorial Complex.
After winning four of their five exhibition games, the Mountain View Colts are ready to start playing for keeps.
The 2017-2018 Heritage Junior Hockey League regular season begins on home ice for the Colts on Friday, September 22nd at 8pm against the Ponoka Stampeders.
Mountain View's Head Coach Mike Galye says it will be a memorial night for assistant coach Randy "Buck" Thomas who passed away this summer.
After a couple of seasons as an Assistant Coach with Mountain View, this will be the first year for Galye as the Colts bench boss. He says they will have plenty of new faces on the roster as well.
In addition to Friday night's home opener, the Colts will also be on the ice at the Didsbury Memorial Complex on Saturday, September 23rd when Medicine Hat comes to town.
Listen to 96.5 CKFM's entire conversation with Colts Head Coach Mike Galye.
The first of six Mountain View Colts live broadcasts for the 2017-2018 regular season on 96.5 CKFM can be heard on Wednesday, October 25th from Didsbury. The opponent for that one will be the Airdrie Thunder.
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