Rosters coming into focus for CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Kelowna while etickets still available

Still good seats available for event featuring top draft eligible players in the CHL

Kelowna captain Colton Sissons is among the top CHL prospects that will skate in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects game in Kelowna.

Kelowna captain Colton Sissons is among the top CHL prospects that will skate in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects game in Kelowna.

The rosters are being tweaked and the tickets are being sold for the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects game coming up in Kelowna on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at Prospera Place.

The Canadian Hockey League announced three players have been added to rosters for the skills competition and 3-on-3 game Jan. 31 and the actual game on Feb. 1.

Mike Winther of the Prince Albert Raiders and Tim Bozon of the Kamloops Blazers have been added to the Team Cherry roster while Branden Troock of the Seattle Thunderbirds will suit up for Team Orr.  The three players replace Nail Yakupov of the Sarnia Sting, Jarrod Maidens of the Owen Sound Attack, and Matia Marcantuoni of the Kitchener Rangers who are all unable to participate due to injury.

Kelowna Rockets players Colton Sissons and Damon Severson will represent the Rockets. Severson is expected to return from injury just prior to the prospects game.

The 2012 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will mark the 17th annual showcase of the CHL’s top-40 NHL draft eligible players. The two-day event also features a skills competition and three-on-three challenge taking place on Tuesday January 31, 2012.

There are still good seats available at Prospera Place and organizers have announced that fans can purchase a ticket to the game only for $40. A ticket to both the game and skills competition is $52 and can be purchased at www.selectyourtickets.com or by calling 250-762-5050.

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The Kelowna Rockets are holding a fun family skate this Sunday at Prospera Place where fans can meet Rockets players and skate alongside of the team.

The Tim Horton’s Family Skate with the Rockets is Sunday, Jan. 21 from 3:45-5 p.m.

The event is in support of Bankhead Elementary. Admission is recyclable

bottles and cans that will be donated to Bankhead. Skate Rental is not available and you must be on skates to be on the ice.

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