Support Fort St John News

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Updated guidelines have been recently provided by Hockey Alberta, giving a glimpse as to what the upcoming Northwest Junior Hockey League season could look like as teams await the return to play.

Within the updated guidelines, Hockey Alberta is asking Junior B teams to have a 25-man roster selected by September 20, if possible, and once rosters are built, teams can then start training and practice until October 4.

Following training and practice, exhibition games will begin on October 5 and run until October 25.

Then once exhibition games are wrapped up, Junior B teams will move on to pod play, from October 26 to December 6.

The start of the regular season remains undetermined at this time.

For further details and information on return to play, you can visit Hockey Alberta’s website.

Report an error

Read our guiding principles

Thanks for reading!

Energeticcity.ca is the voice of the Peace, bringing issues that matter to the forefront with independent journalism. Our job is to share the unique values of the Peace region with the rest of B.C. and make sure those in power hear us. From your kids’ lemonade stand to natural resource projects, we cover it – but we need your support. Give $10 a month to Energeticcity.ca today and be the reason we can cover the next story. 

More stories you might like