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The 2005 Fort McMurray Mountaineers (Photo from team's website)

It's Hockey, Not Wildfires, For Fort McMurray Team Visiting For Tournament

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard) and Josh Hall (Twitter: @VanCan19)
May 5, 2016 - 6:40pm

RED DEER - A group from Fort McMurray is hoping hockey can provide a welcome distraction from the devastation taking place in their hometown.

The 2005 Mountaineers, a team of 10 and 11-year-olds, are staying in Red Deer while they play in a tournament this weekend in Penhold.