Bell Capital Cup

Bell Capital Cup

January 02, 2011 11:30 ET

Media Advisory: 2011 Bell Capital Cup Events for Sunday, Jan. 2

More than 490 teams participating as hockey tournament continues Ottawa holiday tradition

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 2, 2011) - The 12th annual Bell Capital Cup, the world's premier atom and peewee hockey tournament, continues with games and events on Sunday, Jan. 2. 

The 493 participating teams are vying for the Allen J. MacDonald Memorial Trophy. This year's field is comprised of teams from Canada (five provinces, one territory), China, Finland, Germany, Hungary, South Korea and the United States (with representation from 14 individual states). Representation from seven countries has set an all-time tournament-high.

Three division champions were crowned on Saturday, Jan. 1:

Girls atom AA – Oakville Hornets

Girls peewee AA – Kitchener Lady Rangers

Boys major peewee AAA – Nepean Raiders

Twelve (12) champions will be crowned on Sunday, Jan. 2, in the following divisions: Boys major peewee AA, Boys major peewee A, Boys minor peewee AAA, Boys minor peewee AA, Boys minor peewee A, Boys major atom AAA, Boys major atom AA, Boys major atom A, Boys major atom B, Boys minor atom AAA, Boys minor atom AA and Boys minor atom A.

The remaining four champions will be crowned on Monday, Jan. 3 in the following divisions: Boys peewee house A, Boys atom house A, Boys atom house B and Boys atom house C.

For more information on the Bell Capital Cup, including updated schedules, statistics and results, visit www.bellcapitalcup.ca.

Tournament events for Sunday, Jan. 2

Rogers Television Broadcasts

Rogers Cable 22 will broadcast the major atom AAA championship game, the minor atom AA championship game, and the minor peewee AAA championship game.

Allen J. MacDonald Championship Trophy

Saturday, Jan. 1; Sunday, Jan. 2; Monday, Jan. 3

After each championship game - Scotiabank Place

The Bell Capital Cup is awarded to the victorious team in each division at the end of the tournament. This trophy receives its name from our generous title sponsor, Bell Canada. The trophy symbolizes the teamwork, dedication and effort required for success. Each winning team will receive a miniature version of the Bell Capital Cup to take home, a championship banner for display in their home arena and individual Bell Capital Cups for all players on the team. Players from winning teams will also receive a Bell Capital Cup championship hockey bag to take home as a souvenir of their game and victory.

Bruce M. Firestone Award

Saturday, Jan. 1; Sunday, Jan. 2; Monday, Jan. 3

After each championship game - Scotiabank Place

This award is presented to the finalists in each division at the conclusion of championship games. Each of the finalists will receive a take-home trophy and a silver miniature version of the Bell Capital Cup for all players on the team. Bruce M. Firestone was the original founder of the modern-day Ottawa Senators of the NHL. Dr. Firestone resides in Ottawa and takes an active interest in minor hockey, including regular attendance at the Bell Capital Cup. The trophy that bears his name is emblematic of hard work and a persevering spirit.

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