The Helena Bighorns will host a Preseason Tournament September 17-19 at the Helena Ice Arena. The event is sponsored by DJ’s Automotive of Helena and is aptly named the ‘DJ’s Automotive Preseason Classic”. The round robin style tournament will feature the Boulder Bison and Idaho Junior Steelheads, both of the Western States Hockey League, along with the Puget Sound Tomahawks of the NORPAC.
Each team will play three games and receive two points for a win and one for a tie. The team with the highest point accumulation at the end will earn the right to hoist, and have their name engraved on, the DJ’s Automotive Trophy. This is the first year for the tournament which the Bighorns plan to continue as an annual event.
Play will begin Friday, September 17th at 4:00pm with the Puget Sound Tomahawks facing off against the Idaho Junior Steelheads. Following that, the Bighorns will play their opening contest against the Boulder Bison beginning at 7:30pm. Tickets to each game are available at the regular box office prices. However, full tournament passes are available for $20.00 and will earn you admission to all games during the event. Click Here for a full tournament schedule.