Week Long Celebration Planned for Hockey Day in Gull Lake

Monday, January 14, 2019 - The 2019 Hockey Day in Saskatchewan event kicks off today and will be a week-long celebration in the community of Gull Lake. Many activities are planned throughout the week, including local Senior and Minor level hockey games, the Hockey Day in Saskatchewan Banquet night (Friday, Jan. 18) and on the Saturday a showcase of Elite level hockey with the Saskatchewan Female Midget “AAA” Hockey League’s (SFMAAAHL) Swift Current Wildcats up against the Battlefords Sharks, the Saskatchewan Midget “AAA” Hockey League’s (SMAAAHL) Swift Current Legionnaires taking on the Tisdale Trojans,  and the final matchup features the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s (SJHL) Notre Dame Hounds battle it out against the Battlefords North Stars.

Full schedule of events is provided below. This year’s event will mark the 11th host community for Hockey Day in Saskatchewan since its inception in 2008. Gull Lake becomes the second host location situated in SHA’s south-west region (zone three).


Gull Lake, 2019

Monday, January 14                               Kick-off Hockey Week!                                    

  • 3:30 PM                         Minor Hockey 3-on-3 Tournament
  • 4:00 PM                         Minor Hockey Scavenger Hunt
  • 7:45 PM                         SWT Opening Ceremony
  • 8:00 PM                         Senior Rec. Game: Red Army v Esso Bs

Tuesday, January 15                               Sr. Greyhounds Game Night                                                                           

  • 3:30 PM                        Minor Hockey 3-on-3 Tournament
  • 7:00 PM        19+            Beer Gardens at Meeting Room
  • 7:30 PM        Senior        Greyhounds v Cabri Bulldogs

Wednesday, January 16                    Broncos Day in Gull Lake                                                                                 

  • 4:00 PM                        Skate with the Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
  • 5:30 PM                        Broncos Meet and Greet at Rink Lobby
  • 5:00 PM                        Minor Hockey 3-on-3 Tournament Finals
  • 7:30 PM        Peewee   Cyclones v Wood River Ice Cats                

Thursday, January 17                      Skating Club Showcase / Alumni Game

  • 5:00 PM                       Gull Lake Skating Club Showcase                                      
  • 6:15 PM       Midget     Cyclones v Wood River Ice Cats                                                                  
  • 7:00 PM       19+           Beer Gardens at Meeting Room
  • 8:30 PM                       Gull Lake Alumni Game

Friday, January 18                            Banquet Night

  • 1:00 PM                        School and Community Skate
  • 4:00 PM                        Sledge Hockey Game with SC IceBreakers
  • 5:00 PM                        Hockey Day Banquet - Community Hall - Guest Speaker: Dennis Hull                                                                 

Saturday, January 19                    Hockey Day in Saskatchewan

  • 8:30 AM                        Pancake Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM     Initiation     Greyhounds Game                                                                                     
  • 10:00 AM                      Trade Show at Community Hall                                                                                  
  • 10:00 AM                      Hockey Ninja Warrior & Top Corner Hockey at Gull Lake School                                                                                    
  • 10:00 AM                      Large Scale Art Project at Rink Lobby                                          
  • 10:30 AM     Novice        Greyhounds v Eastend Jets                                
  • 12:00 PM                      Lunch at Community Hall
  • 12:00 PM                      Sleigh Rides
  • 1:00 PM                        Tombola Table at Community Hall
  • 1:00 PM                        Craft and Cookies at Community Hall
  • 1:00 PM                        Mini-Golf
  • 1:00 PM     SFMAAAHL Swift Current Wildcats v Battlefords Sharks              
  • 2:00 PM                        Pie-Eating Contest at Community Hall
  • 4:00 PM                        Magician at Community Hall
  • 4:00 PM     SMAAAHL  Swift Current Legionnaires v Tisdale Trojans            
  • 7:00 PM                        Family Social / Beer Gardens at Community Hall
  • 7:30 PM     SJHL       Battlefords North Stars v Notre Dame Hounds         
  • 10:00 PM                        Fireworks at Greyhounds Ball Diamond                   

      **ALL DAY EVENTS                Crokicurl / Ice Sculpting

Sunday, January 20                         Hockey Week Wrap-Up

  • 10:30 AM                     Pastry and Coffee at Rink Booth
  • 10:30 AM     Atom       Greyhounds v Maple Creek Hawks                     
  • 1:00 PM      Peewee    Greyhounds v Wood River                                  
  • 3:30 PM     Atom         Cyclones v Estevan                                             
  • 6:00 PM     Bantam     Greyhounds v Wood River                                  
  • 7:00 PM                      Interdenominational Prayer Service for Week of Christian Unity at St. Anne’s Catholic Church

For more information, please visit the HOCKEY DAY IN SASKATCHEWAN website.

Hockey Day in Saskatchewan is awarded to a different community each year to help raise funds for the local arena. The event is a partnership between the Saskatchewan Hockey Association and the host community.

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