Thunder Bay Queens Have a Busy Weekend of Action

Thunder Bay Queens

Thunder Bay QueensTHUNDER BAY – Sports – It will be a busy weekend for the Thunder Bay Queens hockey program as three of their representative clubs will be in the U.S. competing in a pair of tournaments. The Sportop Midget AA side are headed to Kenosha, Wisconsin to the High Performance Hockey League Showcase. Both the Taranis Contracting Bantam AA and the Triad Contracting Peewee Queens will be in Duluth to take part in the St. Luke’s Icebreaker Invitational event.

The defending Ontario Midget AA champion Queens open up against the Chicago Young Americans 5:15 p.m. on Friday.

Thunder Bay then has a pair of match-ups scheduled Saturday when they meet Detroit Little Caesars at 11:45 a.m. followed by a 6:30 p.m. encounter with another club from Michigan, in Honeybaked.

Game action for the Sportop Queens concludes Sunday at 9 a.m. vs. the Chicago Mission.

As for competition in Duluth, the Taranis bantam AA squad will take on the Chaska/Chanhassen Storm Hawks at 9 a.m. Saturday in their opening contest.

Sunday features two more games as they meet the Lakeville Panthers at 9 a.m. followed by a 2 p.m. contest against the Elk River Elks.

A total of 16 teams are competing in their division.

As for the Triad Queens they will be among 24 sides vying for the title in the peewee conference.

Pool play for the team begins Saturday at 7:15 a.m. against the host Duluth Icebreakers.

Later in the day the Queens will face the Eagan Wildcats at 1:30 p.m.

The club’s remaining games will be determined on where they finish up in round robin competition.

Tournament semifinals and medal round games in Duluth go Monday, which is a national holiday in the U.S.

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