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Western Capitals announce partnership with local business

The Summerside Western Capitals and Canadian Tire of Summerside recently announced a partnership that will provide season tickets to all Summerside Minor Hockey players for the 2019-20 Maritime Junior Hockey League season. Taking part in the recent announcement were, front row, from left: Summerside Minor Hockey players Dylan Wile, Charlie Gallant and Clarke McGuigan. Back row: Caps forward Zach Thususka; Caps forward Colby MacArthur; Claudette Landry and Claude Landry, owners of Canadian Tire; Mary-Lynn Forest, store manager; Peter Cusack, general manager; Caps defenceman Ed McNeill, and Caps head coach Billy McGuigan.
The Summerside Western Capitals and Canadian Tire of Summerside recently announced a partnership that will provide season tickets to all Summerside Minor Hockey players for the 2019-20 Maritime Junior Hockey League season. Taking part in the recent announcement were, front row, from left: Summerside Minor Hockey players Dylan Wile, Charlie Gallant and Clarke McGuigan. Back row: Caps forward Zach Thususka; Caps forward Colby MacArthur; Claudette Landry and Claude Landry, owners of Canadian Tire; Mary-Lynn Forest, store manager; Peter Cusack, general manager; Caps defenceman Ed McNeill, and Caps head coach Billy McGuigan. - Jason Simmonds

To benefit Summerside minor hockey players

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

A partnership between a local junior A hockey team and a business will benefit hundreds of young athletes

The Summerside D. Alex MacDonald Ford Western Capitals and Canadian Tire of Summerside have partnered to provide all Summerside Minor Hockey players with season tickets for the 2019-20 Maritime Junior Hockey League season.
“This is a great partnership for the Capitals and Canadian Tire,” said Caps general manager Pat McIver. “To be able to provide season passes for all Summerside Minor Hockey players is a big help to both our attendance and for future Capitals to watch the current Capitals.” 
There are currently seven Summerside Minor Hockey alumni playing with the Western Capitals. They are Brodie MacArthur, Colby MacArthur, Bennett MacArthur, Ed McNeill, Zach Thususka, Jacob Arsenault and Nick Reeves.
The Capitals currently feature 15 P.E.I.-born players on their roster.
Information on how minor hockey players can pick up their season passes will be released at a later date.
The Capitals are actively seeking other sponsors for other minor hockey associations to sponsor season tickets for their players. If you would like to find out more information, please email McIver at capsarmy33@gmail.com.
The Capitals open the regular season on the road against the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday night. The Caps’ home opener is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, when the Yarmouth Mariners visit Eastlink Arena for a 7 p.m. start.

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