With the crowning of champions in all 4 western Junior A leagues complete, the schedule for the Brooks Bandits at the upcoming Western Canada Cup in Estevan, Saskatchewan has been confirmed.
The Bandits will have an off day on the first day of tournament competition, Saturday, April 30th. They will open their schedule the following afternoon, Sunday May 1st at 2:00 PM, as the nominal road team against the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) champion West Kelowna Warriors.
The next night, Monday, May 2nd, the Bandits will have the last change when they take on the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) champion Melfort Mustangs at 7:00 PM.
The Bandits will then have an off day on Tuesday, May 3rd, before resuming play on Wednesday, May 4th with another evening game, this time as the nominal road team, against the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) champion and defending RBC Cup champion Portage Terriers at 7:00 PM.
Finally, the Bandits will be the home team on Thursday, May 5th for their last preliminary round game against the host team, the SJHL’s Estevan Bruins, at 7:00 PM.