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Countdown to The 2002 Royal Bank Cup
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April 22, 2002
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Halifax N.S. - Single game tickets are available starting today for the Royal Bank Cup Hockey Championship May 4-.

  • Single game ticket prices are: Round Robin Games: 1 - 10: $14 (Adult) and $12 (senior, students and children)

  • Semi-Final Games:11 - 12: $15 (Adult) and $13 (senior, students and children)

  • Championship Game:13: $18 (Adult) and $16 (senior, students and children)

Tickets go on sale today at the Halifax Forum, Halifax Metro Centre, participating Sobey's locations, or order by phone at 451-1221.

The Host Team, the Halifax Oland Exports clinched the Maritime Junior "A" Hockey League title, besting the Campbellton Tigers 4 games to 1, last week. The Oland Exports will now go on to compete in the Fred Page Cup in Truro this week, and host the Royal Bank Cup - the National Major Junior Hockey Championship in Halifax May 4- 12.

The Royal Bank Cup is a five team, 13 game tournament over a nine day period with all games at The Halifax Forum.

In early May, Halifax Nova Scotia will once again be centre stage as the host site of a major hockey championship. Following the 2000 Memorial Cup and the upcoming 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in December-January and the 2004 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship, Halifax will be the focal point for the declaration of the 2002 national Junior "A" champion.

More information about the role of Junior "A" play downs came be found at www.cjahl.com. Visit www.royalbankcup.com for information about the championship.

VIP Tournament Ticket Packages are available by calling 902-451-1221 or by visiting www.royalbankcup.com. Prices range from $135 for Minor Hockey, $140 for Students/Seniors and $175 for Adults. Accommodation at the official Host Hotel, the Citadel Halifax Hotel, can be arranged by calling 1-800-565-7162.


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