Athletes’ Fuel Cup Ready To Roll
The Athletes Fuel Cup will get underway Monday with a bigger format for fans.
The tournament will feature three teams this year, captained by Calgary Flames defender TJ Brodie, Winnipeg Jets forward Seth Griffith, and ECHLer and Fort Wayne Komets captain Jamie Schaafsma.
Each game will feature players from various professional, University, OHL, Junior, and top midget players.
Game one is Monday, July 30 at 7:10pm at Thames Campus Arena between Team Griffith and Team Brodie. The second game of the evening, which starts at 8:20pm will be between Team Griffith and Team Schaafsma.
All games are free of charge.
Other notable players involved include Joseph Raaymakers (London Knights, OHL), Brady Pataki (Moncton Wildcats, QMJHL), Brendan Harrogate (Oshawa Generals, OHL), Grayson Ladd (Windsor Spitfires, OHL), Trent Fox (Mississauga Steelheads, OHL), Teddy McGeen (St. Lawrence University, NCAA), James McEwan (University of New Brunswick, USports), Kyle Hope (University of Windsor, USports), Matt Kenney (University of Guelph, USports), Austin Thompson (Davenport University, ACHA), Renae Nevills (Western University, USports), Sydnee Baker (Western University, USports), Meredith Goldhawk (Windsor Lancers, USports), Lucas Vanroboys (Cowichan Valley Capitals, BCHL), Ross Krieger (North York Rangers, OJHL), Grant Spence (North York Rangers, OJHL), and Bryar Dittmer (Brockville Braves, CCHL). Several Chatham Maroons players including Nolan Gardiner, Evan Wells, Cam Welch, and Lucas Fancy will also be participating.
Admission is free.
The remainder of the games are July 31 (Schaafsma vs. Brodie – 6:30pm), August 1 (Schaafsma vs. Brodie – 7:10pm, and Schaafsma vs. Griffith – 8:20pm), August 2 (Griffith vs. Brodie – 6:30pm), August 6 (Skills Session – 6:30pm, and Griffith vs. Brodie 7:35pm), August 8 (Skills Session – 6:30pm, and Sch35aafsma vs. Griffith – 7:35pm), August 13 (Skills Session – 6:30pm, and Schaafsma vs. Brodie – 7:35pm).
The championship game will take place at 7:35pm on August 15, with a skills session the hour prior.