Media Advisory - Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni to Take on 'Osler Crusaders' in Charity Match

Darryl Sittler, Johnny Bower and Darcy Tucker to suit up for Leafs Alumni team

BRAMPTON, ON, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni are coming to town to face off against the 'Osler Crusaders' in a charity match to support redevelopment initiatives at Osler hospitals.

Some of the greatest players in the Leafs history will don their blue and white jerseys for the game including Darryl Sittler, Johnny Bower (head coach), Darcy Tucker, Gary Leeman, Mark Osborne, and Mike Palmateer. These players, among others, will take on doctors, staff and donors who have had funds pledged for the opportunity to suit up against these Leaf legends.

WHEN: Monday, January 28, 2013
   
TIME:




*Player Meet & Greet - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (not open to the public)
Doors open to public - 6:30 p.m.
Osler Crusader Team Photo (on ice) - 6:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Team Photo (on ice) - 7:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Ceremonial Puck Drop - 7:20 p.m.
Intermission #1 - Brampton Canadettes Midget AA Hockey Team vs Toronto Maple Leafs
   
Alumni  

Intermission #2 - Cruiser Sports Intermediate Division Sledge Hockey Team
Closing Ceremonies and Cheque Presentation - 9:45 p.m.
   
WHERE:  
The Powerade Centre
7575 Kennedy Road South, Brampton, Ontario
Player Meet & Greet to take place in The Real Stars Bar, Powerade Centre
   
WHO:





Darryl Sittler, Captain, Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni
Johnny Bower, Coach, Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni
Darcy Tucker, Player, Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni
Ken Mayhew, President & CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation
Dr. Naveed Mohammad, Osler VP, Medical Affairs and Coach, Osler Crusaders
Dr. Asim Masood, Osler Deputy Chief of Staff and Player, Osler Crusaders
Andrew Damrell, Franchise Owner, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

*Please note that pre-registration is required for media for the Player Meet & Greet. Contact Cara Francis, External Communications Specialist, William Osler Health System at 905-494-2120 ext. 59467 to register.

About William Osler Health System and the Foundation: William Osler Health System is a hospital system 'Accredited with Exemplary Standing' from Accreditation Canada serving 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities of the Central West Local Health Integration Network. Osler has the largest community cancer program in Canada and its emergency departments are among the busiest in Ontario. William Osler Health System Foundation fosters relationships in order to raise funds for Osler's capital, education and research priorities at Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health & Wellness (targeted for completion in 2015-16).

SOURCE: William Osler Health System Foundation

For further information:

Cara Francis
External Communications Specialist
William Osler Health System
905-494-2120 ext. 59467