Cross-town Rivals Canucks, Mustangs Gear Up for Season Opener

Maybe, just maybe, it’s the start of something.

Sure, it was only a friendly. Just a Sunday in late-August.

But, even with nothing officially on the line, the Calgary Mustangs and the Calgary Canucks had happily pounded the daylights out of each other. A few taffy-pulls. Some bad blood. A number of choice words.

Which may be an indication that this cross-town grudge has finally rebooted its bite.

No one has to wait long to find out if the spice is genuine.

The Alberta Junior Hockey League’s regular season opens Friday . . . with the Mustangs visiting the Canucks, 7 p.m. at Max Bell Centre.

Full Story from the Calgary Herald