The 2018 Alberta Cup is officially underway, with eight teams made up of Alberta top 2003-born male players competing for the provincial crown.
The Eight teams facing off are: Calgary North, Calgary South, Central, Edmonton Blue, Edmonton Yellow, Northeast, Northwest and South.
The teams will play in a four-day, tournament-format competition. The event also features an education seminar hosted by the WHL.
This year’s event features several players shortlisted for our Player of the Year Award, namely: Jayden Grubbe (Calgary South), Craig Armstrong (Central), Dylan Guenther (Edmonton Blue), Jacob Romanchuk (Edmonton Blue), Sean Tschigerl (Edmonton Yellow), Brett Hyland (Edmonton Yellow), Corson Ceulemans (Northeast), Marc Lajoie (Northwest) and Zack Ostapchuk (Northwest). The Player of the Year award winners for B.C., Alberta and Ontario in July.
The Alberta Cup is the premier event in the province that helps identify the top male players in Alberta. It is well attended by scouts as they prepare for the Western Hockey League’s bantam draft. In addition to player evaluations, the competition is also an opportunity for administrators, coaches, trainers and referees to be evaluated for future positions with the Team Alberta Program.
Alberta Cup graduates include Matt Dumba, Braden Holtby, Jay Bouwmeester, Dion Phaneuf, Scott Hartnell, Jordan Eberle, Devan Dubnyk, and Andrew Ference.
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