The summer is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean that the Flin Flon Bombers and the rest of the SJHL are not preparing for the upcoming 2015-16 hockey season.
Here are the details about the Flin Flon Bombers season so far:
Main Camp & Exhibition Schedule
The Bombers will open up the season with the season with their main camp going September 3 & 4 at the Whitney Forum. They will begin their exhibition schedule against the Nipawin Hawks at home on September 5th. They will play in Nipawin the next night, September 6th. The Bombers will finish up the pre season with a home and home series against the MJHL’s OCN Blizzard, game one in OCN on September 10th with the return match going September 12th at the Forum.
The Flin Flon Bombers Annual Golf Tournament will take place on September 11th at the Phantom Lake Golf Course. It’s the fan’s chance to mingle with the players and coaching staff. 5:00 pm shotgun start with a meal to follow. More details will be posted when they emerge.
Season Opening Weekend
Flin Flon will open up the 2015-16 schedule with a home and home series against the Nipawin Hawks on September 18 and 19. They’ll travel to the Cage in Nipawin for the 18th with the follow up at the Forum on the 19th.
The Annual SJHL Showcase will take place in Warman, Sk, October 4-7. This season’s showcase will revert back to the teams playing each other for points in the standings. The past few seasons have seen the league’s top prospects in each age category taking on each other in front of scouts from NCAA, WHL and NHL. This season will have each team playing 58 games to make up for the two games played at the Showcase. This season the Bombers will play the Weyburn Red Wings and the Notre Dame Hounds.
Just a reminder to fans about purchasing their season tickets. The Bombers are offering draws this season when you purchase your tickets. Today is the deadline for the 1st Package which offers Dinner for 2 and 1 nights stay at the Honeymoon Suite at the Victoria Inn along with a Bomber souvenir prize package. The next draw is August 15 which includes a Season Flex Pack and a Bomber T-Shirt with the September 1st draw being a Bomber Hoodie and Hat. You must have your tickets purchased before those dates in order to be eligible to win.