Saanich Braves begin pre-season next week

Vancouver Island Junior B Hockey League team play first games Aug. 28 and 29 against Westshore Wolves

Saanich Braves training camp will be underway next week for the upcoming 2014-15 Vancouver Island Junior B Hockey League season.

The Braves will play two preseason games, a home-and-home set against the Westshore Wolves. The first game is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Wolves’ Q Centre in Colwood, followed by a 6:30 p.m. start the following night, Aug. 29 at George Pearkes arena.

The Braves’ regular season opens with a visit to Archie Browning Arena against the defending VIJHL champion Victoria Cougars, 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4.

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