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Elite Ice Hockey Returns to Hong Kong as the CIHL Kicks Off its Fourth Season

Hong Kong, October 4th, 2014 - The CIHL, China's first elite full contact ice hockey league kicked off its fourth season on Saturday with a fast paced, action packed double-header in front of fans at Mega Ice in Kowloon Bay.

With over 1,000 hockey players of all levels across Hong Kong, the demand for high-level hockey continues to grow. The CIHL is continuing to raise the bar for ice hockey in Hong Kong by providing a platform for talented juniors as well as Hong Kong National Team players to continue to develop their talents along side top foreign players from the U.S., Canada and Europe.

In partnership with new league sponsor Quam Financial Services the CIHL began its fourth season this past Saturday, with the RBC South China Sharks handily controlling the Quam Hong Kong Tycoons by a score of 4-1. In the second game the AsiaXPAT Kowloon Warriors easily defeated the shorthanded Galaxy Macau Aces 5-0, behind a shut out performance from goal tender Loron Orris.

The night's festivities began with a ceremonial puck drop by John Luciw of AsiaXPAT, team sponsor of the Kowloon Warriors - the ceremony was attended by Canadian Consul General Ian Burchett and League Founder Greg Smyth.

In addition to on ice action the CIHL has continued its community initiatives, helping to grow Hong Kong's emerging hockey community. The Disney Shootout gives children the opportunity to come onto the ice and experience the game first hand. While the RBC adopt a school program gives children of all ages a chance to participate in CIHL games and enjoy a school visit by CIHL players.

The CIHL is proud to announce the continuation of the CIHL Intern Program. This year welcomes Jeff Ceccacci, Brad Smith and Andrew Shipley, Ceccacci and Shipley with the Galaxy Macau Aces and Smith with the Quam Hong Kong Tycoons, respectively. The program combines CIHL hockey with a seven-month internship at a Hong Kong company and youth coaching.

The CIHL resumes play next Saturday, October 11th, with the Galaxy Macau Aces facing off against the Hong Kong Tycoons in the first of the nights double header followed by a match up between week one winners the RBC South China Sharks and the AsiaXPAT Kowloon Warriors.

The 2014-2015 season runs through March 14th with all games taking place on Saturday nights at the Mega Ice, L/10 MegaBox, Kowloon Bay. Every night features a two game double header, with the first game beginning at 8:15pm and the second at 9:35pm.

Season ticket packages are on sale now. With both fan packs and four-person family packs available. Individual game night tickets are on sale for HK $150.For further information about the CIHL or to purchase tickets, please contact Jeff at [email protected].

About the CIHL
The CIHL was founded in 2010 to provide new opportunities for high-level, contact hockey in Hong Kong, Macau and Southern China as well as to champion sportsmanship and develop future generations of Chinese hockey.

Quam Financial Services is the official league sponsor for the 2014-2015 CIHL season. This year, the league will feature four teams: the Quam Hong Kong Tycoons, AsiaXPAT Kowloon Warriors, Galaxy Macau Aces and RBC South China Sharks. The teams will face off at Mega Ice for two back-to-back games Saturday nights from October 4th, 2014 through March 14th, 2015. Family entertainment, community events and on-ice kids' competitions are aimed at making Saturdays a true "Hockey Night in Hong Kong". The official website of the CIHL is and a free iPhone app is available through the iTunes store.

About Quam
Quam Financial Services was established in 1998, their mission is to provide successful investment strategies, professional stock advice and precise analysis. They are also proud to provide market-beating stock recommendations with a proven record in last the 12 years. Apart from Tony Measor, they have financial experts such as Alex Wong, Henry Chan, Rico Lam, Vincent Lam and Wong Sir (Wong Koon Yuet), providing market leading and professional investment recommendations on every trading day.