Hockey Canada representatives will be in attendance at the Rosetown AAA Redwings home game on Saturday.

They are coming to officially announce the host for the 2018 Allan Cup, as well as assess the support the team has from the community.

"We're just hoping we get the community out to kinda showcase what Rosetown offers as far as fan support," said Keegan McAvoy, one of the managers for the team. "We've seen what the environment can be like in that building. We know when we get a lot of people out it's pretty electric and it's a pretty good environment to play hockey in."

While it's a big weekend for the Redwings, this weekend is more about the fans as Keegan pointed out.

"We're just going to treat it like it's more about the fans. We're giving away a trip for two to Vegas, we're giving away a PS4 to one of the kids that attend the game and then we're having a big social after -- meet the team with all the fans and stuff. Then at the social we're gonna thank everybody for their support for the year and kinda let them know what to expect for the Allan Cup weekend and when tickets are gonna be on sale and stuff like that."

As he mentioned there will be a few prizes to giveaway for those who attend the game. Adults who come can enter their name in to win a trip for two to Vegas and kids can enter to win a PS4. Keegan also mentioned that during the social they will be auctioning off players. The players then compete in a shootout after Sunday's game, and the person who bought the winning player will receive a cash prize.

The Redwings are hosting the Innisfail Eagles this weekend for both games. The Redwings won their last match up against the eagles 6-5 in overtime.

"Well we just really hope that the town gets out this weekend and supports the guys," McAvoy said. "I know that we've been on a couple AAA runs in this town before and that buildings been packed and rockin' and I know the guys respond really well to that environment. I'm hoping that before we get to the National Championship we're able to create that atmosphere again."

 

More Local Sports

Justen Close and Keillan Olson Show Off Their Skills at SJHL/MJHL Showcase

Two Kindersley Klippers players were chosen to play in the SJHL/MJHL Showcase in Regina which took place this past Monday and Tuesday. Justen Close and Keillan Olson represented the Klippers and SJHL…

Plenty of Hockey Games This Weekend

Sask West Hockey League (6 games) Kindersley Red Lions 4 @ Kerrobert Tigers 6 (Friday) Eatonia Huskies 9 @ Luseland Mallards 7 (Friday) Macklin Mohawks 6 @ Unity Miners 2 (Friday) Kerrobert Tigers @…

Rosetown Rink Receiving Upgrades to Prepare for Allan Cup

With the 2018 Allan Cup coming to Rosetown from April 9th to April 14th, the Senior AAA Rosetown Red Wings are going to be looking at some arena upgrades to make for the best possible viewing of the…

Cade Hayes Playing for Tisdale Trojans in SMAAAHL

Leaving home to play hockey at the midget hockey level is never easy, but Cade Hayes seems to be right at home with his new club. The young hockey product from Eatonia, SK moved across the province…

West Central Rage Look Ahead to Second Half of January

The West Central Rage have started off 2018 with three wins and one loss. January began with back to back home wins for the rage, 5 - 3 against the Saskatoon Royals and 4 - 3 against the Delisle…

Rivers West Curling Teams Decided for SK Winter Games

It was a very similar story this past weekend for two teams competing in the Rivers West District play downs. Both Team Sutherland and Team Sommerfeld went undefeated through the weekend in their…

Justen Close Shines with SJHL At Showcase In Regina

The SJHL proved to be the better league on the first day of the SJHL/MJHL Showcase in Regina Monday. The three teams from the league took all three games from the MJHL, including a dominant 5-1 win…

Redwings ready to roll into Innisfail

The Senior 'AAA' Rosetown Redwings got back to their winning ways after shutting out the Innisfail Eagles 4-0 on Saturday night. It was a much needed win considering how close the race is for first…

Last stretch of regular season games coming up for Red Lions

The push for the playoffs is on in the SWHL as there are only a couple weeks left in the regular season schedule. Since there are only eight teams that make up the league, each team has a shot at the…

KCS Kobras Win Junior Boys Basketball Tournament

A two-day Junior Boys Basketball Tournament was hosted by Kindersley Composite School this past weekend that featured six clubs from around the region. Teams began the tournament with a Preliminary…

Klippers End Road Trip on High Note

The Kindersley Klippers finished up their three game road trip in the southern part of the province on Saturday night after a 2-1 win against the Estevan Bruins. There was suppose to be a total of…

Weekend Scores From the Region

Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (2 games) Kindersley Klippers 1 @ Weyburn Red Wings 3 (Fri) Kindersley Klippers 2 @ Estevan Bruins 1 (Sat) Sask West Hockey League (6 games) Luseland Mallards 3 @…

2018 Provincial Hockey Draws

The 2018 provincial playoff match-ups were announced earlier this week by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association. There are a number of West Central teams who will be vying for the top spot in their…

Klippers Make Acquisitions Before Trade Deadline

The Kindersley Klippers have acquired defenseman Blake Kleiner from the Drumheller Dragons in exchange for a player development fee. Kleiner was born in 1998 in Lethbridge, Alberta where he captained…

Pair of Klippers Selected to SJHL/MJHL Showcase

A pair of Kindersley Klippers players have been selected to play in the SJHL/MJHL Showcase in Regina which takes place this upcoming Monday and Tuesday. Local goaltender Justen Close and forward…

Offensive Weapon Colby Ralston Helping Out Midget AA Unity Lazers

It's been a very successful season so far for the Unity Lazers, who compete in the Centre Four Hockey League in the Midget AA Division. Through their first 20 games of the season, the Lazers find…

Eatonia Huskies Excited for Long Home Stretch in January

The Eatonia Huskies have been one of the most exciting teams to watch this season in the Sask West Hockey League. It doesn't matter if the club is taking on one of the league's top teams, or one of…

Outlaws and Nationals Prepare for Mid-Week Match Up

The Biggar Nationals will be on the road tonight to face the Wilkie Outlaws in a rare mid-week game in the Sask West Hockey League. This game was originally suppose to be played on December 30th, but…

Top 80 Selected for SaskFirst Male Bantam Spring Tournament

A handful of dedicated bantam hockey players spent some time on the ice over the holidays. 160 male bantam hockey players were selected for the December Sask First Tournament, which was held from the…

Mallards start 2018 with big wins

The start of a new year means a fresh start for hockey teams. The Luseland Mallards of the SWHL are one of those teams that have wiped the slate clean and have started January in the right direction.…

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Heartland Health Influenza Clinics

23 October 2017 8:00 pm - 22 January 2018 6:00 pm

Heartland Health Region, Rosetown





Kindersley Community Service Group "Chase The Ace"

12 December 2017 5:00 pm - 20 September 2018 11:00 pm

Kindersley





Kindersley Trip of the Month

18 December 2017 11:00 pm - 30 April 2018 5:00 pm

Kinderlsey, Kindersley





Rosetown AAA Redwings Allan Cup Schedule

05 January 2018 9:30 am - 14 April 2018 10:30 pm

Rosetown Arena, Rosetown





Rosetown Allan Cup "Ticket Purchase"

12 January 2018 9:00 am - 14 April 2018 6:00 pm

Rosetown Arena, Rosetown





Rosetown Allan Cup "Volunteers Needed"

12 January 2018 10:00 pm - 14 April 2018 6:00 am

Rosetown Arena, Rosetown





Kindersley Music Festival "Entry Deadline"

16 January 2018 12:00 am - 26 January 2018 6:00 pm

Kindersley





Login