The Subway Super Series is coming back to British Columbia in 2015. It was announced on Tuesday that Kelowna will host Game 1 and Kamloops gets Game 2 of the annual competition that pits the CHL’s finest young Canadian players against the Russian National Junior Team.
Following the two games in B.C., the series shifts to Ontario for Game 3 and 4. Game 5 is in Quebec and Game 6 in Nova Scotia.
Kamloops last hosted a Super Series game back in 2010 while Kelowna was the final stop on the six-game tour in 2009.
“The last few years the series has been very good as the Russians have been sending a very good team.” Kelowna Rockets general manager Bruce Hamilton told KelownaNow.com.
“I think we will have a couple of players in Nick Merkley and Rourke Chartier as candidates for the team and that will be a great opportunity for them and exciting for our fans as well.”
The Russian Selects won the most recent series 11 points to 7.
2015 Super Series Schedule:
Game 1 – Monday November 9 at Kelowna, BC
Game 2 – Tuesday November 10 at Kamloops, BC
Game 3 – Thursday November 12 at Owen Sound, ON
Game 4 – Monday November 16 at Windsor, ON
Game 5 – Tuesday November 17 at Rouyn-Noranda, QC
Game 6 – Thursday November 19 at Halifax, NS
Israel Fehr is a writer for BC Hockey Hub.