BC Hockey announced Thursday, May 26, 2016 that the Creston Valley Thunder Cats will host the 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup, the Junior B Provincial Championship, April 6 – 9, 2017. The champions from the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL), and Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) along with the host team will compete in the Championship tournament.
“On behalf of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats’ Board of Directors, as well as our coaching staff and volunteers, I would like to express our excitement to host the 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup in the Creston Valley,” commented Michael Moore, President, Creston Valley Thunder Cats. “It’s an honour to be chosen to represent the KIJHL, and we look forward to welcoming fans from all over the province and showcasing our tremendous support the Thunder Cats and Junior hockey receive in our great community.”
“Since Junior B hockey thrives in many small towns in BC, we were thrilled to receive such a strong application from Creston to host the 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup,” said BC Hockey Junior B Coordinator, Brian Harrison. “Creston has been a long-time supporter of Junior B hockey and because of that support, we are confident they will be outstanding hosts. We are very much looking forward to showcasing the best teams in BC, competing to be Cyclone Taylor Cup champions in Creston.”
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