Thursday , 5 August 2021

Pontiacs hosting hockey school for 09-10 born players

The Bonnyville Pontiacs are hosting their 1st Annual Hockey School for 2009-10 born players.

The hockey school will happen Aug. 19-23 at the R.J. Lalonde Arena.

Kids will get 10 hours of on-ice instruction over the week from 2:00-4:15pm.

The cost is $250.

Bonnyville Pontiacs assistant coach T.J. Millar will head the camp while local Pontiacs A.J. Macaulay and Austin Saint will also assist.

Miller has also coached with the Vierumäki United U20 team in the Jr. A Suomi-sarja league in Finland, Tri-City Americans of the WHL, Nipewan Hawks of the SJHL.

Each day will have a specific skills theme designed to enhance the skating mechanics, shooting, passing and puck handling fundamentals of each individual player.

Those who sign up for the hockey school before Friday, June 21st will be given 5 free game passes to any 2019-2020 Pontiacs regular season home game.

Participants can sign up for the hockey school by contacting the Bonnyville Pontiacs Office or call Assistant Coach T.J. Millar at 403-869-5536.

For more information go the Pontiacs website.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.