The Southwest Cougars pre-season hockey tournament begins tonight in Souris. The Cougars will face the Brandon Wheat Kings tonight and then play the Parkland Rangers on Saturday and the defending Manitoba "AAA" Midget Hockey League champion Pembina Valley Hawks on Sunday. The Cougars, who beat the Wheat Kings 5-3 in their exhibition opener this past Monday in Brandon, will open the 2010-2011 season on Friday, October 1st in Souris against the Kenora Thistles.


Barry Lamb asked Cougars head coach Troy Leslie to talk about the hockey team's 5-3 victory over the Wheat Kings this past Monday