Kings Announce Schedule
The Grande Prairie JDA Kings announced the start of the their 2012 – 2013 regular season today a week before the team gets set to open its training camp and officially kick off the season. With a big core of returning players big things are expected out of the club on the upcoming season.
Things get underway this Friday night with the kick off of the 2012 – 2013 training camp which eventually leads to opening night on September 21st as the Kings host the Sexsmith Vipers. Both teams will kick off this years edition of the NWJHL regular season as most teams will get underway later on the following week.
With 35 regular season games, including 18 home games the JDA Kings have an abundance of dates for fans to mark on there calendars. September 21st is just the first night of many games the Kings will be showcasing.
Breast Cancer Awareness Game The JDA Kings are proud to help find a cure. The Club hosts the North Peace Navigators on Saturday November 17th at the Coca Cola Centre. Throughout the weekend the Canadian Cancer Society is raising money through its annual Shoot For The Cure Hockey Tournament and the Kings will be raffling off special game worn pink jerseys to help raise money for the cause.
December 1st: Fairview Flyers The start of the month in December will see the first visit of the new expansion Fairview Flyers to Grande Prairie. It will be the second meeting of the two clubs on the season as the Kings will visit Fairview first on November 24th.
Fan Appreciation Night Saturday, January 12th the Kings host the Flyers once more this time for our fan appreciation night.
Final Home GameKings finish their regular season home games January 29th, 2013 when they host the Fort St. John Huskies at the Coca Cola Centre.
Season finale Just as the season began the season will end with the Kings and Vipers, this time in Sexsmith. The Kings will wrap up the regular season on February 8th.
With the potential of an NHL lockout looming dont hesitate to join us this upcoming season for some high paced exciting Northwest Junior Hockey League action and help support your Grande Prairie JDA Kings.
JDA County Kings vs Fort St. John Huskies
JDA County Kings vs North Peace Navigators