Mission to host Pacific Junior League all-star game

Faceoff is 7 p.m. on Jan. 11 at the Mission Leisure Centre

Outlaws forward Kolby Steen is one of seven Mission players participating in the 2016 PJHL all-star game.

Outlaws forward Kolby Steen is one of seven Mission players participating in the 2016 PJHL all-star game.

The 2016 Pacific Junior Hockey League all-star game is coming to Mission, and the game will feature a distinct local flavour.

Seven members of the Mission City Outlaws are set to appear at the game as members of the Harold Brittain conference all-star team at the Mission Leisure Centre on Jan. 11.

Forwards Bryce Pisiak, David McGowan, Ryan Sharma and Kolby Steen, along with defencemen Tristan Dundas and Brock Padgham, as well as goalie Jeff Veitch will represent the Outlaws at the annual event. Outlaws head coach Brad Veitch will be behind the bench for the Harold Brittain all-stars.

McGowan, Pisiak and Sharma are first, second and fourth in PJHL scoring, and Padgham is the top scoring defenceman in the league.

The Outlaws will team up with players from the Abbotsford Pilots, Aldergrove Kodiaks, Ridge Meadows Flames, and Langley Knights to take on players from the Tom Shaw conference composed of the North Vancouver Wolf Pack, the Grandview Steelers, the Richmond Sockeyes, the Delta Ice Hawks, and the Port Moody Black Panthers.

Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. on Jan. 11.

For more information on the game, visit pjhl.net.

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