MEDIA ADVISORY - Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® Comes to Kenora

KENORA, ON, Feb. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's biggest celebration of hockey arrives in Kenora this week. Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® celebrations will begin on February 15th with a series of community hockey events, culminating in a 13-hour broadcast featuring all seven Canadian NHL® teams on February 18th. The broadcast starts at 11:00 a.m. CST on Sportsnet and CBC.

A listing of local events is as follows:

Wednesday, February 15

What:

Opening Face-Off hosted by Ron MacLean 

*Private event, media invited

Opening cocktail reception with NHL Alumni™. and the Stanley Cup®. The evening will include a draft for Thursday night's Thistles and NHL Alumni™ Game.

When:

17:30 – 19:30

Where:

Lake of the Woods Museum

300 Main Street South, Kenora, ON

Who:

Ron MacLean, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Mark Napier, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and more.

 

Thursday, February 16

What:

Stanley Cup® visits Beaver Brae Secondary School

Kids get up close with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™.

When:

10:00-11:00

Where:

Beaver Brae Secondary School

1400 9th Street North, Kenora, ON

Who:

Hosted by Ron MacLean, appearances by Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Mark Napier, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and more.

 

What:

On-Ice Hockey Clinics

Skills and drills clinics with Scotiabank sponsored teams.

When:

13:30-15:45

Where:

Keewatin Arena

930 Front Street, Keewatin, ON

Who:

13:30 – 14:30: Toronto Maple Leafs® Clinic with Wendel Clark and Darcy Tucker

14:45 – 15:45: Winnipeg Jets® Clinic with Mike Richards, Rick St. Croix, and Carey Wilson

 

What:

Scotiabank Kids Hot Stove

*Private event, media invited

Four Scotiabank sponsored teams will attend a meet and greet and Hot Stove Interview with NHL Alumni™ and have their photo taken with the Stanley Cup®

When:

16:00 – 18:30

Where:

Scotiabank Main Branch

40 Main St. South, Kenora, ON 

Who:

Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, Wendel Clark, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and hosted by Scott Oake.

 

What:

Thistles and NHL Alumni Game

*Ticketed event

When:

19:30 – 21:30

Where:

Kenora Recreation Centre

18 Mike Richards Way, Kenora, ON   

Who:

Featuring teams made up of Thistles and NHL Alumni™ and hockey personalities including Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Mark Napier, Mark Chipman, Ron MacLean, and more.

 

Friday, February 17

What:

Breakfast with the Stanley Cup®

*Ticketed Event

Breakfast and photo session with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™.

When:

07:30 – 09:30

Where:

Clarion Hotel

470 1st Ave S, Kenora, ON

Who:

Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Lanny McDonald, Scott Oake.

 

What:

Stanley Cup® visits Pope John Paul II School

Kids get up close with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™.

When:

10:00 – 11:00

Where:

Pope John Paul II School1

290 Heenan Place, Kenora ON

Who:

Hosted by Ken Reid. Appearances by Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, Wendel Clark, Bryan Trottier, and Mike Richards.

 


What:

Stanley Cup® visits Seniors at Pinecrest Home

Residents get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™.

When:

11:00 – 12:00

Where:

Pinecrest Home

1220 Valley Drive, Kenora, ON

Who:

Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier, Bryan Trottier, and Rick St. Croix.

 

What:

On-Ice Hockey Clinics

Skills and drills clinics with Scotiabank sponsored teams.

When:

13:30 – 15:45

Where:

Kenora Recreation Centre

18 Mike Richards Way, Kenora, ON

Who:

13:30 – 14:30: Toronto Maple Leafs® Clinic with Wendel Clark, Darcy Tucker, and Mike Richards.

14:45 – 15:45: Winnipeg Jets® Clinic with Lanny McDonald, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and Carey Wilson.

 

Saturday, February 18

What:

Kroppy Cup Presented by Scotiabank

Pond Hockey tournament in memory of Len 'Kroppy' Kropioski.

When:

08:00 – 16:30

Where:

Golf Course Bay, Anicinabe Park,

955 Golf Course Road

Finals at 2:00pm at Safety Bay

Who:

Local teams participating in three age divisions

 

What:

Scotiabank Community HockeyFest

Six Scotiabank sponsored community hockey teams learn on and off-ice skills and drills.

When:

09:30 – 11:30

Where:

On-ice at Safety Bay

Off ice – Kenora Library, 24 Main St S, Kenora, ON

Who:

Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier and Olympian Cassie Campbell-Pascall

 

What:

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® Outdoor Festival

Hotstove interview and photo sessions with NHL Alumni™, Grand Entry and photos with the Stanley Cup®, giveaways, on-ice hockey clinics, NHL® broadcast viewing party in the Scotiabank Warming Zone, and more.

When:

09:30  - 17:00

Where:

Safety Bay, Kenora, ON

Who:

Ron McLean, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, and Cassie Campbell-Pascall

 

What:

Scotiabank Heroes of Hockey Day House League Game

When:

12:15 – 13:15

Where:

Kenora Recreation Centre

18 Mike Richards Way, Kenora, ON

Who:

Scotiabank Heroes of Hockey Day Series winners: The Calgary Jr. Inferno house league game versus host team, Lake of the Woods Atom Devils. Lanny McDonald and Cassie Campbell-Pascall.

 

***All Times Above Are Local

For information about Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, visit http://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/0,,7397,00.html and http://www.kenora.ca/hockeyday.aspx. For more information about the live broadcast visit http://platform.sportsnet.ca/hdic/

NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and NHL Alumni™ name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. © NHL 2017. All Rights Reserved

SOURCE Scotiabank

For further information: For media enquiries: Allison Watkin, Public, Corporate and Government Affairs, Scotiabank, (647) 926-7847, allison.watkin@scotiabank.com; Kristin McCleister, Public, Corporate and Government Affairs, Scotiabank, (416) 317-5298, Kristin.Mccleister@scotiabank.com

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