BC Hockey announced that the Abbotsford Pilots will host the 2014 Keystone Cup, Western Canada’s Junior B hockey Championship in April 2014.
The Keystone Cup was last hosted in B.C. in 2010 by the Kamloops Storm of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.
“The Abbotsford Pilots Junior Hockey Club is extremely excited to be selected to host this prestigious championship,” commented Pilots General Manager Jack Goeson. “It is truly an honor and privilege for not only our organization but all our players, coaching staff, many long standing volunteers, sponsors and our great loyal fans.”
The 2013 Keystone Cup is scheduled to take place April 18-21, 2013 in St. Malo, Manitoba. The B.C. representative team has won three of the last four years; Richmond Sockeyes in 2009, Revelstoke Grizzlies in 2010 and the Abbotsford Pilots in 2012.
The Keystone Cup is a six team tournament to crown the Western Canadian Junior B Champion. League champions from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Ontario and the host team will compete for the 2014 Championship.
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