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Summerside peewee team loses tournament opener to Zurich Lions in Quebec City

The Summerside Capitals are P.E.I.’s 2019 representatives. at the Quebec international peewee hockey tournament in Quebec City. Summerside opens tournament play Friday. Members of the Capitals are, front row, from left: George Gallant, Trent Smith (assistant coach), Ethan Dickson, Lincoln Waugh, Andrew Griffin (head coach), Carson Griffin, Andrew Thompson, Nick Heer (assistant coach) and Cole Echlin. Back row: Alex Gaudet, Brian Zhang, Grayson Arsenault, Griffin Ryan, Will Murphy, Emmalee McGuigan, Cam Schurman, Ashton Brown, Brewer Waugh, Josh Pridham and Cyrus Cormier.
The Summerside Capitals are P.E.I.’s 2019 representatives. at the Quebec international peewee hockey tournament in Quebec City. Summerside opens tournament play Friday. Members of the Capitals are, front row, from left: George Gallant, Trent Smith (assistant coach), Ethan Dickson, Lincoln Waugh, Andrew Griffin (head coach), Carson Griffin, Andrew Thompson, Nick Heer (assistant coach) and Cole Echlin. Back row: Alex Gaudet, Brian Zhang, Grayson Arsenault, Griffin Ryan, Will Murphy, Emmalee McGuigan, Cam Schurman, Ashton Brown, Brewer Waugh, Josh Pridham and Cyrus Cormier. - Jason Simmonds

P.E.I. representative plays New York team in exhibition game Saturday

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

The Summerside Capitals lost their opening game of the 2019 Quebec international peewee hockey tournament in Quebec City on Friday.

The Capitals, who are representing the Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) at the world-renowned tournament, lost 5-0 to a big and fast Zurich Lions’ squad from Switzerland.
A Summerside team spokesman said, “The team had an experience of a lifetime playing in front of a huge crowd.”
The game was played at the Videotron Centre, which is an NHL-ready 18,000-seat arena that is currently home of the QMJHL’s Quebec Remparts.
The Capitals will play the Mid Fairfield Jr. Rangers from New York in an exhibition game on Saturday.
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Teams in the P.E.I. Peewee AAA Hockey League rotate representing the Islanders at this tournament.

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