Media Advisory - The NHLPA and the David Suzuki Foundation to Announce Partnership



    ...the world's best hockey players join the world's leading
    environmentalist in an effort unprecedented in sports

    TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - The National Hockey League Players' Association
(NHLPA) will join the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF) in announcing an
innovative partnership, the first of its kind in professional sports. Along
with Dr. Suzuki, NHLPA members will be on hand to disclose what players across
the league have done as individuals to take environmental responsibility. The
player-driven initiative, which started at the beginning of the 2007 NHL
Season, will engage hockey fans and the greater sports community in a
challenge to join the players in this worthy endeavour.

    
    WHAT:  The NHLPA and David Suzuki Foundation partnership announcement.

    WHO:   Dr. David Suzuki, Co-Founder, David Suzuki Foundation
           Paul Kelly, Executive Director, NHLPA
           Eric Lindros, NHLPA Ombudsman, Former NHL All-Star
           Andrew Ference, Boston Bruins Defenseman
           Matt Stajan, Toronto Maple Leafs Forward
           Other select Bruins and Leafs players

    WHERE: The Westin Harbour Castle - Marine Room
           Queens Quay Entrance/One Harbour Square/Toronto, ON

    WHEN:  Friday December 7 (Media Conference begins at 5 p.m.)
    

    The media conference will be in a cocktail reception format. VIPs will be
available for individual interviews beginning at 5:15 p.m.
    You can catch Dr. David Suzuki and Andrew Ference on CBC's The Nature of
Things on Thursday, December 6 at 8 p.m. EST (check local listings).





For further information:

For further information: Tyler Currie, Manager, Communications, NHLPA,
tcurrie@nhlpa.com, Office: (416) 313-2325, Mobile: (416) 414-3277; Dominic
Ali, Senior Communications Specialist, David Suzuki Foundation (Toronto),
dali@davidsuzuki.org, Office: (416) 644-1032, Mobile: (647) 203-4701

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