Avs pre-season schedule set

The Ancaster Avalanche Junior Hockey club is gearing up for a new campaign with new owners, a new mascot and lots of fun game-night promotions and entertainment that are sure to make this an exciting season. 

And the first step for head coach and general manager Ryan Kuwabara will be filling up his roster with an array of new talent as the Avs open their 2016-17  training camp.  The Avs will play six exhibition games as part of their preparation for the new season.

“I’m excited to get started,” said Kuwabara.  “We’re going to have a young team with lots of energy." 

Here's the complete exhibition schedule: 

Sunday, Aug. 21 at Brampton, 7:30 p.m., Earnscliffe Arena

Tuesday, Aug. 23 vs Guelph, 8:30 p.m., Morgan Firestone Arena

Thursday, Aug. 25 at Kitchener, 6:15 p.m., Sportsworld

Saturday, Aug. 27 vs Kitchener, 7:30 p.m., Morgan Firestone Arena

Tuesday, Aug. 30 vs Brampton, 7 p.m., Morgan Firestone Arena

Thursday, Sept. 1 at Guelph, 7:25 p.m., TBA 

Tickets for Avs home pre-season games will cost $5 each and be available at the door on game night.  Come out and cheer on the Avs.