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winterhawks fullThe Saugeen Shores Winterhawks have set their schedule for the 2017/18 W.O.A.A. Sr. “AA” Hockey League season.

The Winterhawks will open their 11th season on October 7 with a unique twist, taking part in Hockey Day in Kincardine festivities. The ‘Hawks will be facing off against the Ripley Wolves at the Davidson Centre at 5 p.m., to be followed by the Kincardine Bulldogs in Provincial Junior Hockey League action.

The Winterhawks will kick off their home schedule the following weekend with a pair of games.

The home opener is set for Friday, October 13 against the Huron East Centenaires, with an 8:30 p.m. start with a second home game the following night on Saturday, October 14, when the rival Mapleton-Minto 81’s visit The Plex for a 7 p.m. start.

The home schedule also includes a battle against the defending league champions Clinton Radars on December 15 as well as a rematch of last season’s playoff series against the Durham Thundercats on December 22.

Winterhawks training camp got underway on September 12 under the leadership of returning Head Coach Jim Grieve.

The full schedule is available on the schedule section of winterhawks.net and will be updated throughout the season.

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