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Red Deer Rustlers celebrating first playoff action this weekend at Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre with free admission!


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From The Red Deer Rustlers

Photos from Dennis Berg


The Senior Rustlers face the Sylvan Lake Pirates to kick off the 2019 NCHL Playoffs

After a successful inaugural season in the North Central Hockey League, the Red Deer Senior Rustlers are set to take on the other new kids on the block, the Sylvan Lake Pirates in the first round of the NCHL playoffs.

The second-place Rustlers drew the seventh-place Pirates in the first round, a fitting matchup for the Central Alberta rivals both looking to make a mark in their first NCHL seasons.

With home-ice advantage, Red Deer will host Sylvan Lake for Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-five series on Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27.

Saturday’s game is set for 12:30pm at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. To celebrate the very first playoff game for both teams, admission to the game will be free for all fans, with a guaranteed $500 take-home prize for the 50/50.

Game 2 goes Sunday night at 7:30pm at the Collicutt Centre, with free admission for season ticket holders.

Games 3 and 4 are slated for February 2nd and 3rd in Sylvan Lake, with Game 5 scheduled for February 8 at the Penhold Regional Multiplex.

For more information on the Red Deer Senior Rustlers, contact [email protected], or follow the team on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

After 15 years as a TV reporter with Global and CBC and as news director of RDTV in Red Deer, Duane set out on his own 2008 as a visual storyteller. During this period, he became fascinated with a burgeoning online world and how it could better serve local communities. This fascination led to Todayville, launched in 2016.

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from the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation

Peter von Tiesenhausen, a Lieutenant Governor of Alberta 2015 Distinguished Artist, spent the past six months hunkered down in Demmit Alberta building a deluxe playground for the community center – and musing about connectedness, the importance of social interaction and his role as an artist in the social contract.

Peter’s last project prior to the March 2020 COVID-19 lockdown was the installation of Things I Knew to be True in the newly renovated Stanley A. Milner Public Library, part of the City of Edmonton’s public art collection.

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