Virden Minor Hockey Day scrimmage looks like fun

Any way you slice it, hockey, sticks and pucks can be a whole lot of fun. But Virden Minor Hoceky Day probably didn't quite turn out the way organizers had hoped.

For an early-day game for a young team, coaches split the team - everyone gets ice time and lots of it, in a scrimmage that took place during Virden's minor hockey day. The opposing team was ravaged by the flu and couldn't make it.

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However, there's lots more action yet.

Bantam AAA Cougars play at 2 p.m. and at 4 p.m. the Midget Yellowhead Chiefs and Cougars play a match.
Hockey fans can have their fill, with an Oil Caps game in the evening.
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