Venue change announced for preseason game


Release date: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

Venue change announced for preseason game

SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced today that the upcoming preseason game on Monday, Aug. 26 between the Elliot Lake Bobcats and the Sudbury Nickel Barons, which was originally slated to be be played in Walden, will now instead be held at the Nickel Barons home venue of McClelland Arena in Copper Cliff.

Game time in that match-up remain the same at 7 p.m.

NOJHL exhibition action gets underway Saturday as the Abitibi Eskimos host the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a 7:30 p.m. start at Jus Jordan Arena in Iroquois Falls.

The following is the updated NOJHL preseason schedule:

Saturday, Aug. 24
Kirkland Lake @ Abitibi 7:30 p.m. (Jus Jordan)
Sunday, Aug. 25
North Bay @ Pembroke (CCHL) 4 p.m. (Pembroke Community Centre)
Sudbury @ Elliot Lake 7 p.m. (Centennial)
Abitibi @ Kirkland Lake 7:30 p.m. (Joe Mavrinac)
Monday, Aug. 26
Elliot Lake @ Sudbury 7 p.m. (McClelland)
Friday, Aug. 30*
North Bay vs. Soo 5 p.m. (Centennial)
Blind River vs. Elliot Lake 7:30 p.m. (Centennial)
Saturday, Aug. 31*
Blind River vs. North Bay 10 a.m. (Centennial)
Soo vs. Elliot Lake 12:30 p.m. (Centennial)
Blind River vs. Soo 5 p.m. (Centennial)
Elliot Lake vs. North Bay 7:30 p.m. (Centennial)
Sunday, Sept. 1*
 Cottage Cup Semifinal A:
4th Round Robin vs. 1st Round Robin 10 a.m. (Centennial)
Cottage Cup Semifinal B: 3rd Round Robin vs. 2nd Round Robin 12:30 p.m. (Centennial)
Cottage Cup Final: Semifinal Winners 4 p.m. (Centennial)
* – Elliot Lake Cottage Cup (All games at Centennial Arena)