The AAA Rosetown Redwings are getting ready for their regular season opener this weekend.
The Redwings participated in a pre-season showcase in Lacombe on September 30th and October 1st. Manager of the Redwings, Jason Ediger, caught up with us to talk about the team's performance.
"Saturday night we went out there," Ediger said. "we played the Lacombe Generals. We won that game 4 to 3. Then we played the Red Deer College Kings, they play out of the ACAC (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference) in Alberta, and we won that game 6-3. So you know, we're happy with what we see."
This weekend the Wings will take on the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs, and we asked Ediger what he thinks of the competition.
"Fort Saskatchewan, they're hard working," Ediger said. "you're not going to see any overly gifted guys, from what they had last year. Overall just a hard working, consistent team."
Overall, Ediger said the team is feeling confident as they approach the first game of the regular season.
There's a lot on the line," Ediger said. "hosting the Allan Cup, everybody's looking at you. With what we've got right now we're pretty confident to start the year. Probably look to fill a couple holes yet, maybe up-front, but with what we've got now, I think we can hopefully start out the season 2 and 0."
The Redwings will host the Generals this Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm.