First Nation in B.C. to host pair of Junior A hockey games

By Sam Laskaris Local Journalism Initiative Reporter QUESNEL, B.C. – Junior A hockey is coming back to the British Columbia city of Quesnel. And that’s due in large part because of representatives from the Lhtako Dene Nation, which is located within Quesnel’s city limits. The First Nation has teamed up with the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) for this year’s Road Show event, which will be staged Nov. 24 through Nov. 26 in Quesnel. The last team to play out of the city was the Quesnel Millionaires, which operated as a BCHL franchise during the 2010-11 season. The club was sold in May of 2011 and relocated to Chilliwack. The squad continues to operate as the Chilliwack Chiefs. For the Road Show, Cowichan Valley Capitals and the Victoria Grizzlies,…

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