Burns Lake has been nominated for this year’s Kraft Hockeyville contest.
The Canada wide competition pits communities against each other to win cash for their local arenas and chance to host an NHL preseason game
Arena foreman Charlie Bowerbank says they would use the money to expand the front entrance.
“What we are hoping to do is build a new entrance on the hockey rink,” he says. “Right now, when you come into the building, you come through a door, into a hallway that is about 160 feet long and six feet wide and that is what you come into. It is awkward.”
The top ten communities will be announced on March 14 and voting will begin shortly after that. The winner will be announced on April 4.