After two seasons of dealing with COVID challenges on and off, the Prince Albert Raiders are ready to hit the ice for the 2022-2023 WHL season, which starts Friday night.
Raider business manager Michael Sissons said the club is looking forward to a year without restrictions.
“Last year we had our home opener. [vaccine] directives, and masks. Last year was a little different. If she turns the clock back three years, she will be back in time when the house was full. ”
Sissons says the Raiders are looking forward to having a full house on Friday.
“A lot of things still work here at Hauser and what works best is the atmosphere that the fans create for themselves. It’s a building like no other in the WHL. produces.”
Regarding the fan experience, Sissons said fans can expect more from the Raiders this season.
“We’ve tried to do a few more things on the clock in terms of videos that are watched during stoppages of play, fan-interactive stuff both on the CHL app and those seen by the crowd at large. It will be a great opportunity to participate.”
The Raiders are planning a number of festivities ahead of their home opener, including a barbecue starting around 5:30pm and doors opening at 6pm. Local country music artist Kaitlyn Lehner performs at Chesleech in his lounge during the second intermission. Post-match concert.
Lerner was named 2021 Emerging Artist of the Year by the Saskatchewan Country Music Association.
Sissons says Lehner is thrilled with his performance in the home opener.
“She’s a returning local artist. She used to sing the national anthem [here] go back in time. Great, she hasn’t been in a game in a while. she is excited When I asked her, I could barely ask a question before she answered yes.
The Raiders kick off the 2022-2023 WHL season against the Saskatoon Blaze on Friday night at the Art Hauser Center.Pack drop at 7pm
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