Rockets and Blazers to host Super Series games

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THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - The 2015 Super Series is again bringing high-level hockey to the region, with the Rockets and Kamloops set to host the two opening games.

The Canadian Hockey League announced today, Tuesday, Feb. 17, that Kelowna and Kamloops are among the six host cities for the 2015 Subway Super Series, set to be played Nov. 9 to 19.

The Rockets will host Russia in the first game on Monday, Nov. 9 and the Blazers will host game two with the Russians the following day before the tournament heads east for games in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

This is the 13 straight season the series is set to be played in CHL communities and is considered a showcase of the league’s best players in advance of the 2016 World Junior Championships, which will be played in Finland.

The series previously stopped in Kelowna in 2009 and Kamloops has hosted in both 2010 and 2006.

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