RED DEER – The Prospects Cup is gliding into Red Deer, May 11-14. Hockey Alberta’s youngest tournament for under-13 male athletes concludes the 2023 Spring Showcase.
Play starts with North Grey and Capital Royal on Thursday at 11:30 am at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Eight teams are competing for a spot in the championship game on Sunday at 3:30 pm.
Over 200 students from École Mother Theresa School and École Camille J. Lerouge School are to be in attendance between Thursday and Friday. The Hockey Alberta Foundation has partnered with local schools to allow students to experience the great game of hockey.
The Prospects Cup is a round-robin tournament. The 20-player rosters are made up of two goaltenders, six defence and 12 forwards. Prior to this tournament under-15 male and female players competed at the Alberta Cup (April 27-30) and Alberta Challenge (May 4-7), respectively, as part of the Spring Showcase.
Games are being livestreamed on HockeyTV.
About Prospects Cup
The Prospects Cup is the first step of the Hockey Alberta Development program. It provides second-year U13 athletes, coaches, trainers, and administrators an opportunity to discover the qualities of competitive hockey in a well-organized regional camp and select team competition.