The defending Manitoba "AAA" Midget Hockey League champion Pembina Valley Hawks will face the Yellowhead Chiefs tonight in their first of three games at the Southwest Cougars pre-season tournament in Souris. The Hawks will also meet the Central Plains Capitals on Saturday and the host Cougars on Sunday. One goaltender and one defenceman will be cut after this weekend. Pembina Valley will open the 2010-2011 Manitoba "AAA" Midget Hockey League season on Saturday, October 2nd against the Parkland Rangers in Morden.


CFAM Sports Director Clayton Dreger asked Pembina Valley co-coach Matt Fisher to comment on his teams performance at the Eastman Selects pre-season tournament last weekend in Beausejour as the Hawks were winless in four games