Hunter Baldwin (#30) attempts a wrap around from behind the net during the Castor Coyote’s 4-2 win over the Chestermere Lakers the during Castor Minor Hockey on Feb. 2. Kevin J Sabo

Castor shows off their hockey strength during the Minor Hockey Days held at Castor Beaverdome.

The Castor Beaverdome was a hive of activity

By Kevin J Sabo

For the Advance

The Castor Beaverdome was a hive of activity on Feb. 1 to 3 for the Castor Minor Hockey Days.

Events started off with the Coronation Royals playing against Oyen at 8 p.m, and then on Feb. 2 it was back to back games all day beginning with Hardisty/Hughendon vs Castor at 9 a.m. in a learn to play game.

Then it was Consort against Castor in a co-ed learn to play game. Points started being counted with the 12:30 p.m. Castor Atom Cyclones vs. Delburne game, which the Cyclones won with a decisive 8-2 victory.

At 4:30 p.m the 3 Cs Coyotes girls played Okotoks with another win against the visitors, this time a 7-0 blowout.

The final game of the busy day in the arena saw the Chestermere Lakers Midget level team coming to town.

With a nail-biting come from behind victory, the 3 Cs Coyotes finished the successful day at the Beaverdome with a final score of 4-2.

During the second intermission of each game, Castor Minor Sports hosted a frisbee toss, with the winner taking 25 per cent of each games proceeds, and the rest going to the James family trust fund, raising a total of $780. The 50/50 draw from the Coronation/Oyen game raised a further $362 for the trust.

The only game played at the Beaverdome on Sunday saw the Castor Atoms faceoff vs the Coronation Atoms, which saw Castor with another decisive win, this time a 9-1 final.

Check the Town of Castor website at or the 3 Cs hockey website at for more information on upcoming hockey action at the Beaverdome.

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