Thursday, April 03, 2008
The Canucks Centre for BC Hockey, BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks welcomed three teams to General Motors Place for the 4th annual Penalty Free Challenge on March 27, 2008. The winning teams were the South Delta Bantam Female Storm, the Cowichan Valley Bantam Female Kings and the West Vancouver Pee Wee Thunder.
The evening kicked off with the South Delta Storm and Cowichan Valley Capitals participating in on-ice drills lead by Canucks Centre for BC Hockey Manager Rod Brathwaite. Following the drills, the teams took to the bench to play a fun thirty minute game where the final score read 3-1 in favor of the Storm. The West Vancouver Thunder then hit the ice for some on-ice drills and an inter-squad scrimmage. All three teams were cheered on and supported by their families who were in the stands. The evening was filled with fun and excitement, thank you to all who participated and helped make it such a great success.
The Penalty-Free Challenge is a BC Hockey program that encourages positive social values, including fair play, integrity, respect and fairness. These are all essential elements of our game that the program strives to achieve. This is the third year the Vancouver Canucks have partnered with BC Hockey to host the event.
For more information about the Penalty Free Challenge, please visit the BC Hockey website at www.bchockey.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org.