Epic Doubleheader Weekend: Rapids Face Off Against Royals in Rivalry Showdown

As the calendar turns to a new year, the Paugan Falls Rapids are gearing up for an intense weekend of hockey, beginning with a home game against one of their key rivals, the Bytown Royals, on January 6 at 7 pm at the Gatineau Valley Arena. This doubleheader weekend, which includes a return match in Ottawa the next day at 2:15 pm, promises high-stakes action and fierce competition.

Facing a Formidable Opponent

The Rapids have a challenging task ahead as they face the Royals, a team with one of the highest average goals for in the league. Key players to watch on the Royals include Jacob Trempe, Mitchell Gibson, and Joey Brennan. The Rapids will be focused on neutralizing these threats while showcasing their own offensive and defensive prowess.

Strategy for the Back-to-Back Games

With the weekend featuring back-to-back games against the Royals, the Rapids are preparing to field a full and rested roster. This strategic approach aims to maximize the team's performance and endurance across both games.

Fan-Favorite Activities and Community Engagement

Fans can look forward to participating in the popular 50/50 draw, with last week's winner taking home an impressive $1584. There will also be a chuck-a-puck event, adding to the game day excitement.

Game Sponsorship

Saturday night's game is sponsored by Simard Diesel Repairs and Mark Ryan Real Estate.

Join Us for the Action

Tickets are available at the door for $10, with children 12 and under admitted for free. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to partake in the anniversary festivities and then cheer on the Rapids as they battle their rivals in this crucial doubleheader weekend.

This doubleheader presents an opportunity for the Rapids to make a statement against the Royals, and the team is counting on the support of their passionate fans to create an electrifying atmosphere. Let's fill the stands and make some noise for our Rapids!