Businesses around Kapuskasing are rejoicing.

This weekend the NEOHA Atom tournament will be welcomed to Kapuskasing from March 24th through 26th, and with it, a large amount of visitors to the area.

Kapuskasing Atom Icehawks Manager Tina Cataford says the event is an opportunity for the whole area to prosper from.

Cataford says the expectation is that business in the local area should receive a nice boost from the influx of guests.

For more information on the tournament you can go here.