Media Advisory - Michael Peca to celebrate release of 25-cent coin
celebrating Men's Hockey Gold at Salt Lake City in 2002

OTTAWA, Sept. 28 /CNW Telbec/ -

    
    What:     Members of the media are invited to attend an event to mark the
              launch into circulation of the Royal Canadian Mint's newest
              coin in the Vancouver 2010 collection - the 25-cent coin
              celebrating Men's Hockey Gold at Salt Lake City in 2002, which
              was voted by fans as the top Canadian Olympic Winter Games
              Moment of all time.

              NHL hockey star Michael Peca, members of the Ottawa 67's hockey
              team and 67's head coach Chris Byrne will be joined by area
              hockey youth at this special event, hosted by the Royal
              Canadian Mint.

    When:     Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
              *Photo opportunity at 1:15 p.m.

    Where:    Jim Durrell Arena - Jim Peplinski Ice Rink
              1265 Walkley Road
              Ottawa, Ontario

    Who:      Michael Peca: NHL hockey star and member of the 2002 Men's
              Olympic Hockey Team

              Ian E. Bennett: President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint

              Chris Byrne: Head coach of the Ottawa 67's, who will be joined
              by members of the Ottawa 67's hockey team
    

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: For further information: Christine Aquino, Director, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999, aquino@mint.ca


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