VANCOUVER, Aug. 14 /CNW/ - The official Hockey Canada jerseys to be worn
by Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Games will be unveiled at a news conference
on Monday, August 17 at the University of British Columbia's Thunderbird
Arena, the home of women's hockey and sledge hockey for the Games.
Hockey Canada will unveil the jerseys, in partnership with Nike Canada
Corp., the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic
Winter Games (VANOC), the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and the Canadian
Paralympic Committee (CPC).
When: Monday, August 17, 2009
1 pm (Pacific Time)
Where: UBC Thunderbird Arena
2555 Wesbrook Mall (main entrance ice arena box office)
Who: Ken Corbett, Hockey Canada chairman of the board
Bob Nicholson, Hockey Canada president and CEO
Scott Smith, Hockey Canada COO
The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of State (Sport)
John Furlong, VANOC CEO
Lou Ragagnin, Canadian Olympic Committee COO
Marcel Aubut, Canadian Olympic Committee President-elect
Carla Qualtrough, Canadian Paralympic Committee, President
Christopher Rigney, Head of Sports Marketing, Nike Canada Corp.
Stuart Iwasaki, Nike Inc.
Debra Sparrow, Musqueam artist
For further information:
For further information: André Brin, Sr. Manager,
Communications/Broadcast, Hockey Canada, (403) 777-4557,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Jane Shaw, Head of Corporate Communications, Nike
Canada Corp., (416) 558-5945, email@example.com; Jason Macnaughton, VANOC
Communications, (604) 403-2734, firstname.lastname@example.org; Isabelle
Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic Committee, (416) 324-4122,
email@example.com; Anna Parisi, Head of Media Relations, Canadian Paralympic
Committee, (778) 329-0329 x2561, firstname.lastname@example.org