Curtis Glencross will always hold a special feeling for the city of Brooks and now the southern Alberta community will forever remember the farm boy from Provost.
Glencross will have his Bandits jersey No. 17 officially retired tonight during an Alberta Junior Hockey League game.
“It’s kind of neat because it’s the number my dad wore, too,” said the 28-year-old winger with the Calgary Flames, following Thursday morning’s pre-game skate at the Scotiabank Saddledome. “Mom, dad, all my family . . . even my grandparents are coming up, so it’s going to be a good crew of people . . . a lot of fun.