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The Bonavista Trinity Minor Hockey Association’s pee wee Cabots are still in the running for the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup.
As you may or may not know, the Good Deeds Cup is awarded for performing worthy activities off the ice not on it.
The Cabots’ efforts to collect food for the local food bank has been selected as regional winner for the Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador branch of Hockey Canada.
Video submissions were part of the requirements to enter the contest. Eight-two entries were received from across the country.
“We are very proud of the young players on this team and the volunteers for their commitment to a worthy cause, and the production of such a quality video, once again proving that together we don’t just create great hockey players, we create great citizens,” a news release from Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador stated.
A regional winners the Cabots pee wee team receives $2,000, another $2,000 to donate to the charity of their choice and $1,000 for the branch.
The team is now in the running with other regional winners across Canada for the National Good Deed Cup, which will be selected via online voting at www.chevrolethockey.com.
The contest originally ran until Mar. 29, but was restarted. You can now vote up until Thursday, April 20.
The winning team will receive $10,000, $5,000 for a charity of their choice, $5,000 for their minor hockey association and $5,000 for their Hockey Canada branch.
Here’s the link for voting: http://www.chevrolet.ca/hockey/power-of-play.html?eVar25=gmca_canada_chevrolet&adv=199780.