March 5, 2013, Brandon, MB (ISN) Considering how much winter continues to hammer western Manitoba, it may be difficult to think spring and summer these days. However, plans for one of Brandon’s signature summer events has been unveiled.
The Western Hockey League club has announced that applications are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Brandon Wheat Kings’ Hockey School, scheduled to run from July 29th to August 2nd at Westman Communications Group Place.
Four age groups are currently being offered at the weeklong camp including Novice, Atoms, Pee Wee and Bantams.
Registration fee for all players remains unchanged for this summer – $300 plus GST for players and $220 plus GST for goalkeepers.
Wheat Kings’ Hockey School is run under the supervision of Wheat Kings’ coach Dwayne Gylywoychuk.
Among this year’s instructors will be current and former members of the Western Hockey League club. Past instructors have included the likes of Matt Calvert, Andrew Clark, Corbin Boes, Colby Robak, Travis Hamonic and Ryan Craig.
For more information on the 2013 Wheat Kings’ Hockey School, visit the hockey club’s official website at www.wheatkings.com or call the Wheat Kings office at 726-3535.
In on ice news, the Wheat Kings returned home Monday from their busy 3-game weekend road trip to Saskatchewan that saw them collect three of a possible six points. Four of Brandon’s five remaining regular season games will be played at Westman Place, beginning with back to back games this weekend against Edmonton and Swift Current on Friday and Saturday nights.
Weekend sponsors include MNP and the Manitoba Canola Growers Association.
Tickets for all remaining home games are on sale at the Keystone Centre box office, by calling 726-3555 or online at keystonecentre.com