Isles hosting VIJHL all-star game

The top junior B hockey players on the Island will be at the Island Savings Centre this Sunday for the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s annual All-Star Classic.

Facing off at 3 p.m., the game will include a trio of Kerry Park Islanders along with the best players from the circuit’s other eight squads.

The Isles will be represented by defenceman Colton Burt, and forwards Eric Mansueti and Cody Short.

A 20-year-old blueliner, Burt has 11 assists in 39 games this year.

Also 20, Mansueti has been the Isles’ captain for the last two years and has collected five goals and 13 assists in 36 games this season.

Short, 19, was picked for the All-Star Game after the Isles traded scoring leader Alex Milligan to the Peninsula Panthers. He has 14 goals and 11 assists in 40 games this season.

Tickets for the game are available at the door: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $6 for children.