After six days of preliminary round action, the semifinals are set for Saturday. In the early game at 2 p.m. AT, the Brooks Bandits (3-1) will take on the Minnesota Wilderness (1-3), while the Surrey Eagles (3-1) will face the host Summerside Western Capitals (2-2) in the late semifinal at 6 p.m. AT.
The semifinal winners will meet in Sunday’s championship game, which can be seen on tape delay at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on TSN2/RDS, Hockey Canada’s official broadcasters (check your local listings). Both semifinals can be seen live via webcast through FASTHockey at hockeycanada.fasthockey.com. Fans can watch all the action for free by following three steps:
STEP 1: Visit hockeycanada.fasthockey.com and sign up for a free FASTHockey account.
STEP 2: Like the RBC Cup on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rbccup.
STEP 3: Just prior to the game, click the RBC Cup LIVE link on the RBC Cup Facebook page to watch.
Tickets for both semifinals, as well as the championship game, are available by visiting www.cupevents.ca or at the CUP box office in Summerside. A two-game semifinal ticket package is now available for just $19 through a buy-one-get-one-half-price offer. Championship game tickets are on sale for just $13.10.
NOTE TO MEDIA: Keegan Goodrich, Hockey Canada’s coordinator of media relations, will be on site at the 2013 RBC Cup and will be the media contact for interviews, information or photos. He can be reached at 403-519-5754 or firstname.lastname@example.org.