Bandits to travel to Penticton for pre-season

BROOKS, AB (June 18, 2015) – The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) will travel to Penticton, British Columbia for two inter-provincial pre-season games against the Penticton Vees, the team announced today.

The games will be the first time the Bandits and Vees have played against each other since the two franchises competed in the final edition of the Doyle Cup in 2012.

The first game will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Friday, September 4th at 7:00 PM, with the rematch the following night, Saturday, September 5th, at 6:00 PM, also at the SOEC.

The two added games bring the Bandits’ total pre-season schedule to six games. Brooks will play at the Okotoks Oilers’ annual exhibition tournament on August 27th, 28th, and 29th, taking on the Drumheller Dragons, Calgary Mustangs, and Oilers.

Following the two games in Penticton, the Bandits will return home to host Okotoks in their final preseason game at the Centennial Regional Arena on Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 PM.

The full Bandits schedule can be found at

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