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Fraser Cup Championship begins on Wednesday

March 22, 2023

The 2023 NA3HL Fraser Cup Championship faces off on Wednesday, March 22nd and takes place from March 22-26 at the St. Peters Rec Plex in St. Peters, Missouri. Six teams have advanced to the season-ending event, which annually crowns the NA3HL National Playoff Champion.

A round-robin format with two pools has been implemented, with the top two teams in each pool advancing to the Semi-Finals, where they will then cross over to play the other top two teams from the other pool. The winners of the Semi-Finals will advance to the Fraser Cup Championship Game.

The six teams that advanced to the Fraser Cup Championship Tournament were seeded 1-5 based on their division’s performance against other divisions at the NA3HL Showcase. The wild card team is the 6th seed.

Games can be seen live and in HD on HockeyTV

Admission to all Fraser Cup games is free.

For more information about the Fraser Cup, please visit: http://na3hl.com/fraser-cup/

The seeding for the event will be as follows:

Pool A: #1 Alexandria Blizzard (West), #4 Texas Brahmas (South), #6 Granite City Lumberjacks (Wild Card)

Pool B: #2 Oregon Tradesmen (Central), #3 Helena Bighorns (Frontier), #5 Northeast Generals (East)

2023 Fraser Cup Championship Schedule (all times Central)

Wednesday, March 22: Alexandria Blizzard vs. Texas Brahmas, 4pm | Oregon Tradesmen vs. Helena Bighorns, 7pm

Thursday, March 23: Alexandria Blizzard vs. Granite City Lumberjacks, 4pm | Oregon Tradesmen vs. Northeast Generals, 7pm

Friday, March 24: Texas Brahmas vs. Granite City Lumberjacks, 4pm | Helena Bighorns vs. Northeast Generals, 7pm

Saturday, March 25: Pool A 1st place vs. Pool B 2nd place, 4pm | Pool B 1st place vs. Pool A 2nd place, 7pm

Sunday, March 26: Championship Game, 3pm

The event will be held in cooperation with the first of five 2023 NAHL Combines and the NAPHL Spring Top Prospects Tournament. Entering its 10th year in 2023, the NAHL Combines introduce and provide players with a weekend that involves the 'NAHL Experience,' which will consist of competitive hockey, education of the future levels of hockey, academic preparation for NCAA hockey and exposure to professional, college and junior scouts. The Spring Top Prospects Tournament is new this season as both the 16U T1ER and 18U SHOW leagues have assembled two teams to compete against each other. This will allow for the SHOW Top Prospects teams to showcase themselves not only with NA3HL coaches and scouts but also NAHL, NCAA and ACHA coaches and scouts.

Past Fraser Cup Champions

2022     Rochester Grizzlies

2021     North Iowa Bulls

2020     Event Canceled

2019     Texas Brahmas

2018     Metro Jets

2017     Granite City Lumberjacks

2016     North Iowa Bulls

2015     Granite City Lumberjacks

2014     North Iowa Bulls

2013     North Iowa Bulls

2012     Granite City Lumberjacks

2011     Chicago Hitmen

2010     St. Louis Jr. Blues

2009     Dubuque Thunderbirds

2008     Dubuque Thunderbirds

2007     Dubuque Thunderbirds

2006     St. Louis Jr. Blues

2005     St. Louis Jr. Blues

2004     St. Louis Jr. Blues

2003     St. Louis Jr. Blues

2002     Metro Jets

2001     Metro Jets

2000     St. Louis Jr. Blues

1999     Toledo Cherokee

1998     Motor City Chiefs

1997     Toledo Cherokee

1996     Motor City Chiefs

1995     Toledo Cherokee

1994     St. Louis Jr. Blues

1993     Wayne Chiefs

1992     Downriver Blades

1991     Wayne Chiefs

1990     Metro Jets

1989     Lytes Rustlers

1988     St. Louis Jr. Blues

 
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