Cumberland area players ages 16-20 invited to attend camp
SPRINGHILL - The Cumberland County Ross Refrigeration Cool Blues have added Paul Atkinson as the team's second assistant coach.
Atkinson will join head coach Dave Hyatt and assistant coach Jerry Harrison behing the Cool Blue Bench.
"Paul is a Springhiller who helped coach the local minor midget AAA team for three different years with Mouser McManaman," Hyatt said.
"He played major midget with the Dartmouth Subways."
The hiring of Atkinson happenned just in time for the Cool Blues training camp.
The camp kicks into high gear tomorrow with registration for players at 5:30 p.m. at the Richard Calder Arena.
They will then hold a practice from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday will be very busy for potential Blues players.
They will practise again on Saturday from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
Then at 2:15 p.m., they will hold off-ice training at the Springhill Lions Park.
From 4 to 5:30 p.m. they will hold an intersquad game at the Richard Calder arena.
On Sunday, they will hold a second intersquad game from noon to 1:30 p.m., then from 2 to 3 p.m. they will hold off-ice training at Springhill's Lion's Park.
The first exhibition game for the Blues in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League is Sept. 12, when they will host the Brookfield Elks at 7:30 p.m.
The Cool Blues invite any Cumberland area players ages 16-20 to attend the camp.
For more information call Ron Reynolds at 664-1359 or Dave Hyatt at 694-3954.