Storm to play 10 Friday home games

Jason Simmonds
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Regular-season opener against Saint John at EastLink Arena on Nov. 2

SUMMERSIDE – Friday night will be the prominent home night for the Summerside Storm this season.

Summerside Storm logo

The Storm will open the National Basketball League of Canada’s second regular season at EastLink Arena against the Saint John Mill Rats on Friday, Nov. 2. The Storm will play 10 of their 20 home games on Fridays at 7 p.m.

The Storm will also host three Sunday contests – Dec. 2 against the Moncton Miracles, Jan. 20 versus the Oshawa Power and March 10 the Halifax Rainmen provide the opposition – at 2 p.m.

The Storm also has three 7 p.m. games on Thursdays – Jan. 24 against the London Lightning, Feb. 14 versus Moncton and March 14 London visits again.

 

Holiday games

The Storm has three home games scheduled on holidays.

The first one is a Boxing Day matinee against the Halifax Rainmen at 2 p.m.

After attracting almost 3,300 fans against Saint John on New Year’s Eve last season, the Storm will once again ring in 2013 with a home game against the Laval Kebs (formerly Quebec). Game time is 7 p.m.

The Storm will also entertain Saint John on Islander Day – Monday, Feb. 18 – at 2 p.m.

The Storm will conclude the 40-game regular-season with their lone Saturday home game on March 16 at 7 p.m. Halifax will provide the opposition.

The Storm will only play back-to-back home games once – against London on Thursday, Jan. 24, and versus Halifax on Friday, Jan. 25.

 

Summer camp

The Storm will host their third summer basketball camp, under the direction of head coach Joe Salerno, at Three Oaks Senior High School in Summerside from Aug. 6 to 9. Previous camps have been held at Westisle Composite High School in Elmsdale and Birchwood Intermediate School in Charlottetown.

A fourth camp is scheduled for Souris Regional High School from Aug. 20 to 23.

Anyone wishing to register or more information on the camps, visit www.stormbasketball.ca.

 

jpsports@journalpioneer.com

 

Organizations: National Basketball League of CanadaThe Storm, Oshawa Power, Westisle Composite High School Elmsdale and Birchwood Intermediate School Souris Regional High School

Geographic location: Saint John, London, Canada Moncton Quebec Summerside Charlottetown.A

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  • Don Gunning
    August 02, 2012 - 22:38

    Yes our City Mayor and Council are doing a real good job...Without using Borden, Bedque and the Base Rinks where would minor hockey be played...Nothing wrong with basketball but I think Credit Union Place was build with 2 rinks in it....Thanks to Borden, Bedque ,The Base and any other rink I missed for giving my Grandkids a place to play HOCKEY.......Don Gunning