Las Vegas–As the Vegas Golden Knights took the ice today for their practice ahead of tomorrow’s contest against the St. Louis Blues, “City National Arena”, along with the organization are playing hosts for the Eighth Annual CAN/AM Hockey Tournament “Youth Challenge Cup”.
About CAN/AM Hockey
Back in the summer of 1969, CAN/AM Hockey successfully launched their program. In the 1970’s, CAN/AM programs became a continued operation thus being to go to leader in both youth and adult hockey camps.
In the decade that followed, CAN/AM expanded its program and offered full-service tournaments for adult hockey teams.
Their style and formatting was a huge success for the program and then expanded into youth hockey market where their first-ever event at that level, featured 12 teams competing in Lake Placid, NY where the 1980’s “Miracle On Ice” USA squad won the gold medal in the Winter Olympics.
For 20 years following their success in the 1970’s/1980’s the program expanded to an impressive 600 youth hockey teams that consisted of 26,000+ members, players, and their families.
All the games that are being played in the 2017-18 CAN/AM Challenge Cup from October 20-22 are at “City National Arena” which is home practice facility of the NHL’s “Vegas Golden Knights”.
Staff members from CAN/AM will be on site for those who have questions and will help out in any way possible.
All medal round games for the tournament will be played on Sunday after the completion of round robin play. Once the standings are finalized staff members from CAN/AM will make that available so that those attending know which teams are playing for a medal.
Fair Play Recognition Award
The hockey team playing the CAN/AM “Challenge Cup” with lowest recorded average penalty minutes per contest are awarded the “Fair Play Award”. These award recipient teams will be made available after the completion of round robin play.
For those attending the 2017-18 “Challenge Cup” at “City National Arena” will have the opportunity to purchase gear for keepsakes.
Challenge Cup Pins are $5, ball caps for $20, dri-fit t-shirts are listed $30, long sleeves come in a $35 and both shorts and hoodies at $35 and $55 respectively.
Jr. Golden Knights Squirt Schedule
10/20/17 2:35pm vs. Arizona Hockey Black (Final Score: 10-1 Jr. Golden Knights over Arizona Hockey Black)
10/20/17 7:55pm vs Misson Red (Final Score: 10-1 Jr. Golden Knights over Misson Red)
10/21/17 8:40am vs. Redwood City (Final Score: 8-6 Jr. Golden Knights over Redwood City)
10/22/17 Jr. Golden Knights winners (Final Score: 6-1 Jr. Golden Knights over Redwood City)
Jr. Golden Knights Peewee A Schedule
10/20/17 2:50pm vs. Ogden Jr. Mustangs (Final Score: 2-4 Odgen Jr. Mustangs over Jr. Golden Knights)
10/21/17 2:30pm vs. New Mexico Warriors (Final Score: 8-1 New Mexico Warriros over Jr. Golden Knights)
10/21/17 6:30pm vs. AZ Jr. Coyotes (Final Score: 5-3 Jr. Golden Knights over AZ Jr. Coyotes)
10/22/17 Jr. Golden Knights lose (Final Score: 4-1 AZ Jr. Coyotes over Jr. Golden Knights)
Jr. Golden Knights Bantam Schedule
10/20/17 10:50am vs. Ogden Jr. Mustangs (Final Score: 7-3 Odgen Jr. Mustangs over Jr. Golden Knights)
10/20/17 8:10pm vs. Black Stars (Final Score: 6-1 Jr. Golden Knights over Black Stars)
10/21/17 3:50pm vs. Odgen Jr. Mustangs (Final Score: 8-2 Odgen Jr. Mustangs over Jr. Golden Knights)
10/21/17 7:40pm vs. Black Stars (Final Score: 5-3 Jr. Golden Knights over Black Stars)
10/22/17 Jr. Golden Knights lose (Final Score: 5-2 Odgen Jr. Mustangs over Jr. Golden Knights)