The puck drops to start Hockey Alberta's Junior B Provincial Championships today in Red Deer and the Mountain View Colts hope to add another title to their 2015-2016 resume.
The first of three Pool A round robin games for the Mountain View Colts is coming up today (March31st) at the Junior B Provincials.
Live coverage of their clash with the Wetaskiwin Icemen can be heard from Red Deer's Kinex Arena at 4:15pm on 96.5 CKFM.
The Icemen finished as the runners-up to the North Edmonton Red Wings in the Capital Hockey Junior League's Founder Cup Final.
Colts Head Coach Gord Olsen explains what it will take to have success at the provincial tournament.
Olsen discusses how his team has been getting ready for provincials.
The Colts earned a trip to the provincial tournament by winning the franchise's first HJHL championship last week.
On Friday night at 7pm Mountain View will play the Wainwright Bisons, while on Saturday at 12:30 the Colts face off with the Calgary Royals-Gold.
If they finish as one of the top two teams in their pool, the Colts will advance to the provincial semi-finals on Saturday night.
Also on the opening day schedule...
Wainwright plays the Calgary Royals-Gold at 1pm.
The Killam Wheat Kings clash with last year's Junior B provincial champs - the North Edmonton Red Wings - at 4 o'clock.
And, at 8pm the host Red Deer Vipers will battle the North Peace Navigators.
Listen to 96.5 CKFM's entire provincial preview interview with MV Colts Head Coach Gord Olsen.
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