When asked to comment on the event, Selkirk Saints Head Coach and GM Brent Heaven comments:“The Selkirk Saints Hockey Program is extremely excited to be a part of the CGHL Christmas Classic Hockey Game again this year,” Heaven said.”This is a great event which raises funds for many local charitable foundations, and one that is always fun to attend and be a part of. We encourage everyone to come out and support the event which helps spread the holiday spirit, brings families together and raises funds for a great cause. #SaintsNation”Come out to the Christmas classic and have a couple beverages, then take the shuttle bus to the Element. This is all for a good cause, and most importantly a good time to see everyone over the break.“We started this thing as a small hockey game to just bring friends together and over the past 5 years we’ve been able to help raise over $5,000 towards local groups like the Rebels, Selkirk Saints, CGHL and the Castlegar Broomball Association,” said organizer and originator Bergen Price.”This speaks to the close knit community we are fortunate enough to of grown up in. People come out and are so supportive.”The Christmas Classic would especially like to thank Dale Donaldson (Source for sports), Steve Cartwright (Cartwrights Pub), Joanne Bursey (Century 21) and the Element Night club for all their support in making this event possible.For more information on the event, please email [email protected] originated at The Nelson Daily It’s back!!The 6th annual Christmas Classic Hockey game is scheduled to hit the ice at the Castlegar Community Complex on Wednesday Dec. 23 from 7 – 9 p.m. followed by the after party, which will be at the Element night club from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.The goal of the Christmas Classic Hockey game and after party is to raise funds for the Selkirk Saints Championship Hockey Program. The hockey game is free, but there will be raffles, prizes and a beer garden. The element will have a $5 cover charge with proceeds being donated to the Saints.After the game, shuttle busses (provided by the Element) will arrive at the Complex after the game to provide safe rides to the Element after party.