Hockey stars coach for over 250 minor girls hockey players!

Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Sami Jo Small coach at second annual Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Manitoba - Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian women's hockey champions Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Sami Jo Small are teaming up to coach over 250 female minor hockey players at the second annual Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Manitoba in Winnipeg on Sunday, February 17, 2013.  Hockey Manitoba and Scotiabank are bringing the event to the selected players on day one of Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Manitoba; Brandon will have their turn on Monday, February 18, 2013.

The girls will have an unforgettable day of skills training, fun and encouragement to inspire them to reach for their goals. The all-day event is comprised of on and off-ice training and a keynote address from both coaches.

WHAT:  Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest - Winnipeg
WHO:  Cassie Campbell-Pascall, two time Olympic gold medalist and former Captain, Canada Women's Hockey Team;
Sami Jo Small, two time Olympic gold medalist and co-founder of the Canadian Women's Hockey League  Led by certified coaches and instructors from Hockey Manitoba
Over 250 minor girls hockey players from novice, atom, and peewee levels (ages 7 - 12 years)
Daryl Dunn, Scotiabank District Vice President, Winnipeg District
WHEN:  Sunday, February 17, 2013
7:30 a.m. to 5:40 p.m. - Girls will rotate between on-ice skills training, off-ice skills training, and a keynote address
1:00PM - 2:00 PM Cassie Campbell-Pascall & Sami Jo Small keynote presentation begins
WHERE:  MTS Iceplex
3969 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB 
WHY:  Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest offers young girls the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, great role models who will help them develop their on-ice game skills, encourage them to reach for their dreams and celebrate the game of hockey.



SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

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