Dulton Raddis-Conley of the Lacombe Canucks carries the puck out of his own zone in a game against the Hinton Blackhawks Saturday during the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic. Players donned jerseys of teams that any one of the Sutter Brothers represented during their hockey career. The annual tournament always features a unique theme for the jerseys. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Dulton Raddis-Conley of the Lacombe Canucks carries the puck out of his own zone in a game against the Hinton Blackhawks Saturday during the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic. Players donned jerseys of teams that any one of the Sutter Brothers represented during their hockey career. The annual tournament always features a unique theme for the jerseys. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Photos: Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic pays homage to the Sutter family

It was a salute to the Sutter family at the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic hockey tournament.

Each year in the midget division, the tournament features themed jerseys and this year, the iconic outdoor tournament had eight teams that at least one of the legendary Sutter brothers played for, including the Red Deer Rustlers, Lethbridge Broncos, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders.

In addition, the tournament also had eight novice teams playing in a Canada versus Russia Summit Series.

The championship game will be played Sunday at 11:15 a.m.

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At the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic a collection of players battle for the puck in the Canada/ Russia Summit Series. The annual tournament, which takes place at Bower Outdoor Arenas, goes from Jan. 24-26. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

At the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic a collection of players battle for the puck in the Canada/ Russia Summit Series. The annual tournament, which takes place at Bower Outdoor Arenas, goes from Jan. 24-26. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Seth Symchych of the Hinton Blackhawks breaks away from a pair of Lacombe Canucks during the Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic. The annual tournament always features themed jerseys and this year, the theme was teams that the Sutter brothers’ played for. The tournament took place from Jan. 24-26. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Seth Symchych of the Hinton Blackhawks breaks away from a pair of Lacombe Canucks during the Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic. The annual tournament always features themed jerseys and this year, the theme was teams that the Sutter brothers’ played for. The tournament took place from Jan. 24-26. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

At the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic a pair of players battle for the puck in the Canada/ Russia Summit Series. The annual tournament, which takes place at Bower Outdoor Arenas, goes from Jan. 24-26. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

At the annual Tommy Gun’s Outdoor Winter Classic a pair of players battle for the puck in the Canada/ Russia Summit Series. The annual tournament, which takes place at Bower Outdoor Arenas, goes from Jan. 24-26. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

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