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SIJHL announces pre-season schedule

Dryden, Fort Frances have multiple exhibition games lined up to open 2019-20 campaign.
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The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Thursday six games that are presently on the its preseason schedule.

This slate of half dozen contests featuring SIJHL clubs begins Friday, Sept. 6 as the Fort Frances Lakers host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs at Ice for Kids Arena while the Thief River Falls Norskies travel to meet the Winkler Flyers (MJHL) in a pair of 7 p.m. starts.

Each of the sides will then finish off their respective home-and-home affairs on Saturday, Sept. 7 with Dryden Memorial Arena and Ralph Engelstad Arena serving as the venues.

The Lakers – GM Ice Dogs match-up begins at 7:30 p.m. while the Norskies – Flyers get together begins at 7 p.m.

Wrapping up the preseason slate will see Fort Frances and the Red Lake Miners squaring off at Cochenour Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 11 before concluding the exhibition season on Friday, Sept. 13 in the Fort.

Both games will commence at 7 p.m. 

Any further exhibition contests that arise will be announced by the SIJHL when and if they become finalized.

SIJHL preseason schedule

1 Friday, Sept. 6 Dryden GM Ice Dogs Fort Frances Lakers 7 p.m. Ice For Kids Arena
2 Friday, Sept. 6 Thief River Falls Norskies Winkler Flyers (MJHL) 7 p.m. Winkler Recreational Complex
3 Saturday, Sept. 7 Fort Frances Lakers Dryden GM Ice Dogs 7:30 p.m. Memorial Arena
4 Saturday, Sept. 7 Winkler Flyers (MJHL) Thief River Falls Norskies 7 p.m. Ralph Engelstad Arena
5 Wednesday, Sept. 11 Fort Frances Lakers Red Lake Miners 7 p.m. Cochenour Arena
6 Friday, Sept. 13 Red Lake Miners Fort Frances Lakers 7 p.m. Ice For Kids Arena