Flyers schedule released in wake of news that Manning Comets taking year off

The Fort St. John Flyers celebrate a win against the Sr. Canucks during the 2016 NPHL Playoffs. File photo

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Senior Flyers schedule for the upcoming 2016-2017 North Peace Hockey League season has been released, along with news that the Manning Comets won’t be playing this season.

The NPHL’s Statistician Chris Clegg made the announcement that the Comets will not be this upcoming season on Saturday. In the announcement, NPHL President Jack McAvoy stated that the Comets were granted the leave of absence due to the team having a lack of committed players. Other teams were informed of Manning’s position at the league meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28 in Fairview.

With the Comets not playing this season, the eight remaining teams in the league will be playing 24 games this season, starting on Saturday, October 29th. The Flyers will be hosting Grande Prarie that evening. The Flyers’ full schedule can be found below, with home games in bold.

  1. Saturday, October 29th vs. Grande Prairie
  2. Thursday, November 3rd at Spirit River
  3. Saturday, November 5th vs. Falher
  4. Thursday, November 10th at Grande Prairie
  5. Saturday, November 12th at High Prairie
  6. Thursday, November 17th vs. Dawson Creek
  7. Saturday, November 19th vs. Valleyview
  8. Thursday, November 24th vs. Spirit River
  9. Saturday, November 26th at Falher
  10. Tuesday, November 29th at Dawson Creek
  11. Thursday, December 1st vs. Grande Prairie
  12. Saturday, December 3rd at Grimshaw
  13. Thursday, December 8th at Grande Prairie
  14. Saturday, December 10th vs. Dawson Creek
  15. Thursday, December 15th vs. Spirit River
  16. Saturday, December 17th at Valleyview
  17. Tuesday, January 3rd at Dawson Creek
  18. Thursday, January 5th at Spirit River
  19. Saturday, January 7th vs. Grimshaw
  20. Tuesday, January 10th vs. Dawson Creek
  21. Thursday, January 12th at Grande Prairie
  22. Thursday, January 19th vs. Spirit River
  23. Saturday, January 21st vs. High Prairie
  24. Thursday, January 26th at Dawson Creek

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