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Strait Pirates to host alumni game

Posted on December 28, 2017

There will plenty of Maroon-and-White memories flowing Friday night (Dec. 29) at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.
The Strait Pirates will host a Christmas break alumni game.
Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.
“There has been a tremendous response from the Pirates’ alumni, some of whom are still in the area, and others who are planning their holiday travel around the game,” Strait Pirates’ president Adam Rodgers said in a press release.
“Our organization sees this as an important way to enlarge the Pirate community and honour the proud history of the franchise.
“Most of these guys are still playing good hockey too, so we expect it to be an entertaining game for the fans,” he added.
The game will be played under ‘gentlemen’s rules,’ with three 15-minute stopped time periods.
If the game is tied, a shootout will decide the outcome.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students.
Alumni interested in participating are encouraged to contact the team for more
Founded in 1964 by a group headed by the legendary Tiger Mackie, the Pirates have a proud history as one of the longest, continuously running Junior ‘B’ hockey franchises in Canada.

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