The 2023 Alberta Elite Hockey League U18 AAA provincial champions are the Calgary (NW) Flames.
In a best-of-five series, the Flames swept the St. Albert Nektar Raiders, taking game 3 on Wednesday night, 4-1, in St. Albert.
The series began in St. Albert on March 23, where the Flames won 4-3. In game two at home, the Flames won, 5-3. In regular season, the Flames finished second overall in the South Division. They overcame the Calgary Royals and Calgary Buffaloes in playoffs, before facing the Raiders.
The Flames will now host the Pacific Regional Championships versus the British Columbia champion, Okanagan Rockets, in Calgary, April 7-9.
Whoever wins the series will represent the Pacific Region at the 2023 Men’s U18 National Club Championship. Nationals are slated for April 24-30 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.
All AEHL games can be streamed on HockeyTV.
This year, Hockey Alberta is offering 2023 Provincial Championship merchandise. There are a number of items to choose from and “Champions 2023” can be added to any merchandise purchased after a provincials tournament. Any questions regarding merchandise can be directed to email@example.com.