By Larry Robertson, Special to the News
Hockey Night in Ancaster returns tonight, Aug. 26, when the Ancaster Avalanche plays its first Golden Horseshoe Conference pre-season Junior B game against Brampton Bombers at Morgan Firestone Arena at 7 p.m.
Over the weekend, the Avs gained a split at the St. Catharines Junior B Showcase Tournament, losing 3-2 to St. Catharines Falcons and defeating the Thorold Blackhawks 6-4. Connor MacTaggart scored three times against the Blackhawks.
Ancaster plays its second pre-season in Guelph on Friday, Aug. 29 before returning home for a second match against Guelph on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Avs will play their final pre-season game in Brampton at 3:30 p.m.
On Sept. 13 7:30 p.m., the Avs open the home schedule by hosting the Niagara Falls Canucks, a day after 2013-14 GHC Coach of the Year Ryan Kuwabara guides the team into its season opener against the Pelham Pirates in Pelham.
Season tickets are on sale now, $100 for adults, $50 for children, students and seniors and a special offer to Ancaster Minor Hockey and Figure Skating participants, $20.
Click here or call Brian Lewis at 905-973-9149 for more information.