Indigenous players from across Canada compete in hockey tournament via PS4 NHL 20


Last updated 6/15/2020 at 5:34pm

Submitted by Neil Sasakamoose

SASKATOON, Sask.-In late May, 64 teams of gamers from Indigenous communities across Canada squared off against each other on Playstation's NHL 20 series for a chance at a cash prize and being announced as the country's best Indigenous online hockey team.

"It's the neechi Stanley Cup of online gaming," Cameron Edwards, one of six players from the Lake Manitoba Eagles team, told CBC News about the Fred Sasakamoose "Chief Thunderstick"National Hockey Championship online.

The annual Fred Sasakamoose tourney, organized by Fred's son, Neil, is usually held in the spring in Saskatoon to honor its...

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