In an era when Thanksgiving football rivalries are fading into the mists of time, Thanksgiving hockey rivalries remain vibrant.
The Suburban High School Hockey League has scheduled a full slate of games for Thanksgiving Eve, all of them featuring traditional rivalries.
A doubleheader at Hatfield Ice will commence at 6:45 when Souderton faces off against Pennridge. Central Bucks East and Central Bucks West will follow at 8:45 in another non-league encounter.
Revolution Ice Gardens will also host a doubleheader Wednesday night with North Penn taking on Central Bucks South in the 7 p.m. opener followed by Council Rock North and Council Rock South playing for the Rock Cup at 9:00.
The Bucks County Ice SportsCenter will feature a unique doubleheader, one that includes Archbishop Woodand Upper Moreland, which have combined into one team this season. On Wednesdaynight, with a nod to tradition, they are expected to skate against separateopponents, with the Vikings going against William Tennnent at 7:00 followed bythe Golden Bears facing Hatboro-Horsham at 9:00.Elsewhere,Upper Dublin and Wissahickon will play at 7:30 Wednesday at Old York Road whileNeshaminy and Pennsbury are set for a 7:30 get together at Grundy Arena,
Two Atlantic Prep Athletic Conference teams will also see action Wednesdaynight. Holy Ghost Prep and Father Judge will play their traditionalThanksgiving Eve game at Grundy at 7:00 while Malvern Prep will go againstCardinal O’Hara in a 7 p.m. game at the Skatium.
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