/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY - Hockey Canada and Gatorade Canada celebrate women's Hockey with stars and young players/

Gatorade announces signing of two of the most successful players in the world

TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Women's hockey is moving into the forefront in 2016 with the upcoming IIHF U18 Women's World Championship and the IIHF Women's World Championship both being played on Canadian ice. In celebration, Hockey Canada and Gatorade Canada are putting the spotlight on women's hockey by hosting a day of events and announcements, meant to highlight hockey and the talented Canadian women who play it.

The day will kick-off with a press conference revealing that Gatorade has signed two of the most successful players in the world (names to be released at event) followed by an on-ice photo opportunity featuring young female hockey players participating in a pick-up game with hockey stars.

DATE:

Friday, December 18, 2015

WHERE:

MasterCard Centre

400 Kipling Avenue

Toronto, ON M8V 3L1

WHO:

  • Two of the most successful women hockey players of our time (names to be released at press conference)  
  • Local players from Brampton Canadettes Bantam AA girls' hockey team, the Markham-Stouffville Stars and the Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins
  • Mike Ross, Hockey Canada
  • Claudia Calderon, Gatorade Canada

WHAT:

Press Conference

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Hockey Hall of Fame Theatre

  •  Gatorade Canada announces signing of two of the most successful hockey players in the game today
  • Emceed by Tessa Bonhomme

Photo Opportunity

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Rink 1 Hockey Canada Ice

  • Players from Brampton Canadettes Bantam AA girls' hockey team, the Markham-Stouffville Stars and the Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins do drills and play pick-up with two hockey stars

 

SOURCE PepsiCo Canada



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