| Posted: Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 06:00 am
Fire on Ice
Tonight at 7 p.m. the Edmonton Oilers alumni and the Edmonton firefighters will face off in a charity hockey game at Northstar Hyundai Arena in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
General admission tickets are $20 through www.ticketweb.ca.
Doors open at 5 p.m., followed by a skate for the kids with the alumni and firefighters.
Alumni team players include Brian Benning, Norm Lacombe, Dave Lumley, Fernando Pisani and Chris Joseph, an Edmonton firefighter.
Al Hamilton and Ron Low are the guest coaches.
The fourth annual Family Day Classic, hosted by the St. Albert Soccer Association, is underway at Servus Credit Union Place.
Forty-seven boys’ and girls’ teams, including 24 teams from St. Albert, are competing for medals in 10 divisions.
Medal presentations are Sunday and Monday.
Visit www.stalbertsoccer.com for schedules and results.
Game two in the best-of-three playoff series between the St. Albert Slash and Sherwood Park Fury in the Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League goes tonight at 8:30 p.m. in Sherwood Park.
Game three, if needed, is Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Northstar Hyundai Arena.
The Slash won game one 4-1 Tuesday in St. Albert.
Delaney Martin scored twice, Kate Lumley and Deanna Morin added singles and Rebecca Wall had two assists.
The Slash were outshot 26-25. In net was Kaelin Klim.
The Slash (14-13-5) finished third in the north standings and outscored the last-place Fury (3-24-5) 21-5 in four wins this season.
A series win by the Slash would set up a best-of-five north semifinal against the second-place Grande Prairie Storm (19-6-7).
Midget 15 Flyers
This weekend the St. Albert Flyers skate twice in the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Hockey League.
The Flyers (17-6-5) visit the Sherwood Park Squires (17-8-3) today at 2 p.m. and Sunday they host the Lloydminster Rage (14-8-4) at 1:30 p.m. at Akinsdale Arena.
The Flyers, CAC United Cycle (17-7-5), Sherwood Park and the SSAC Bulldogs (16-9-4) are battling for the north division pennant.
Last weekend the Flyers’ 11-game undefeated streak ended in the 5-3 loss to the Camrose Vikings (10-9-10) in St. Albert.
The last game for the Flyers before the playoffs is March 2 in St. Albert.