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Jordan Owens Memorial tournament raises $14,000

Elam Paquette (no. 10) of the Langley H4C3 Warriors heads for the goal pursued by defenders from the Port Coquitlam Destroyers in Sunday action at the Sportsplex during the Jordan Owens Memorial hockey tournament March 14 to 18. Langley won 4-1. - Dan Ferguson
Elam Paquette (no. 10) of the Langley H4C3 Warriors heads for the goal pursued by defenders from the Port Coquitlam Destroyers in Sunday action at the Sportsplex during the Jordan Owens Memorial hockey tournament March 14 to 18. Langley won 4-1.
— image credit: Dan Ferguson

Hundreds of five to eight-year-old hockey players took to the ice at the Walnut Grove Sportsplex for the Jordan Owens Memorial Spring Initiation Hockey Tournament March 14 to 18.

Around 40 girls and boys teams took part in the five-day tournament which celebrates the memory of Jordan Owens.

Jordan passed away in 1999 at the age of eight after a battle with cancer. He was an avid hockey player.

The Langley Minor Hockey Association hosts the tournament every March and raises money in honour of Jordan, for the B.C. Children’s Hospital.

This was the 14th year of the tournament and more than $14,000 was raised. Altogether, more than $120,000 has now been raised in the tournament.

 

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