Travel Day. The VJGK 12U AA team traveled together from Las Vegas to Montreal, a four-and-a-half-hour flight, on their way to the International Pee Wee Quebec tournament. A three-hour bus ride took us to our hotel the Chateau Frontenac, a historic hotel in old town Quebec City.
Everyone spent the first half of the day exploring Quebec City, the oldest city in North America. After a quick trip to the grocery store, we headed to The Centre Videotron, home of the QMJHL Quebec Remparts, for team check in. We spent the afternoon watching hockey, trading pins, and players were introduced to their billet families. We all said our goodbyes to the players for the night and the adults joined each other for dinner and drinks. The parent’s phones were ringing throughout the evening with pictures, videos, and stories of the fun the players were having, mostly the time they got to spend on the outdoor rinks playing hockey.