Novas announce training camp and tryout schedule

ANTIGONISH: The Nova Major Bantams have announced the dates for their 2018-2019 Training Camp and Tryouts for the upcoming season.

Training camp is open to all Bantam-aged players for the 2018-2019 hockey season that are members of the Antigonish Minor Hockey Association, Strait-Richmond Minor Hockey Association, or the Cape Breton West Minor Hockey Association.

For full details on all training camp sessions and registration please visit www.novahockey.ca.

On August 15, the Charles V. Keating Centre will be the site of a training camp (registration, 4 p.m.; fitness testing 5 p.m., and training camp 6 p.m.).

On August 16, the Charles V. Keating Centre will have fitness testing at 5 p.m. and a training camp at 7:30 p.m.

On August 17, the Charles V. Keating Centre has two rounds of fitness testing at 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. and two training camps at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

On August 18, there will be a defenseman training camp at 8 p.m., a goalie training camp at 9 p.m., a camp for forwards and goalies at 10 p.m., two practices at noon and 1 p.m., and a game at 6 p.m. That’s all at the Keating Centre.

On August 19, practices take place at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. with a game at 6 p.m. at the Keating Centre.

On August 21, 22, 23, fitness sessions and team practices take place at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively at the Keating Centre.

Two team practices take place on August 24 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Keating Centre.
On August 25, the Novas have an exhibition game against the Cougars at 3 p.m. at the Keating Centre. The Novas also have an exhibition game at Centre 200 on August 26 at 1:30 p.m. That game is also against the Cougars.

The Novas will host a pair of practices and fitness session on August 28 (5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.) and on August 29 (2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.) at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.

On August 30, the Novas have an exhibition game against the Rangers in East Hants at 7 p.m. The Novas also have an exhibition game on August 31 against the Truro Bearcats (venue TBA).