Teammates come over to congratulate Anna Romphe after she scores on a penalty shot at last weekend's novice hockey jamboree at Doug Bondue Arena.

Teammates come over to congratulate Anna Romphe after she scores on a penalty shot at last weekend's novice hockey jamboree at Doug Bondue Arena.

Novices on ice

Doug Bondue Arena plays hosts to novice skaters' jamboree.

PORT ALICE—Novice skaters from Port Hardy and Port McNeill joined their Port Alice compatriots on ice last weekend as the Doug Bondue Arena played host to a novice jamboree.

The young skaters swapped jerseys for the day as teams were shuffled up for the event, allowing the skaters to mix it up with new friends.