Atom teams from across Island in PV

Three local atom division teams are taking on teams from Victoria to Port Hardy

The Oceanside Raider’s goaltender keeps it tied at 0-0 with three huge saves on the Saanich Braves. Check Tuesday’s edition of The NEWS for full tournament results.

The Oceanside Raider’s goaltender keeps it tied at 0-0 with three huge saves on the Saanich Braves. Check Tuesday’s edition of The NEWS for full tournament results.

Hockey season isn’t finished quite yet as 12 Atom division teams from Vancouver Island have hit the ice at Oceanside Place for a tournament, which started on Tuesday and wraps up today (March 19).

Early results from the tournament saw the Oceanside Hawks earn a victory, one of three Parksville Qualicum Beach teams in the mix over the three-day tournament.

Juan de Fuca has four teams at the tournament, while teams from Lake Cowichan, Port Hardy, Victoria, Nanaimo and Saanich are also in the mix.

Both the bronze and gold medal games are taking place today (bronze at 2:15 p.m. on the Victor Kraatz rink and gold at 2:30 p.m. on the Howie Meeker rink) and will see the top teams from pool A and pool B doing battle for bragging rights.

Check out next Tuesday’s edition of The NEWS for full results from the tournament.

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