The 2016 Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup begins this Saturday at beautiful Affinity Place in Estevan, Saskatchewan.
The teams taking part are the West Kelowna Warriors (BCHL), Brooks Bandits (AJHL), Portage Terriers (MJHL), Melfort Mustangs (SJHL) and the host team the Estevan Bruins.
There is a good chunk of local connections to the participating teams.
Melfort Mustangs- Former Melville Millionaires Carter Hansen, Kirk Bear, Ashton Clark, Brett Kitt, Richard Palmer, Mark Zvonkovic and Moosomin product Dakota Boutin.
Portage Terriers- Former Melville Millionaires Josh Bykowski and Michael Knaub, former Swan Valley Stampeder Braydon MacDonald and Elkhorn products Brad & Shaun Bowls and Brett Orr.
Estevan Bruins- Former Melville Millionaire Tyson Predinchuk and former Yorkton Midget AAA star Lyndon Pastachak.
2016 Western Canada Cup Schedule