Media Advisory - Local kids play pond hockey with the Edmonton Oil Kings

    EDMONTON, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an
ENMAX Pond Hockey game featuring two Leduc Atom minor hockey teams and the
Edmonton Oil Kings.
    "Pond Hockey by ENMAX Energy" brings mentors and hockey celebrities into
Alberta communities, creates memories and helps keep the Canadian winter
tradition of pond hockey strong.
    Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Pond Hockey by ENMAX Energy matches
Atom level players, aged nine to 10, with their local heroes from the Western
Hockey League for a short skill drill session and a game of shinny.
    Since the program began in 1999, more than 3,700 kids from across the
province have participated in Pond Hockey by ENMAX Energy. This year, the
program expects to reach over 1,000 young hockey stars!
    ENMAX relies on its strong partnerships with its partners and communities
to make these memorable events happen. Players from the Calgary Hitmen,
Edmonton Oil Kings, Red Deer Rebels and Lethbridge Hurricanes will make
special appearances in the Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge
communities during the 2008/2009 season.

    What:  ENMAX Pond Hockey game with members of Leduc Atom minor hockey
           teams and the Edmonton Oil Kings
    When:  Wednesday, February 18, 2009 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Where: Kinsmen Community Centre
           50 Corinthia Drive
           Leduc, Alberta

    6:00 p.m. - Program begins (best photo and television opportunities)
    See attached agenda for more details

    ENMAX Energy Corporation, a subsidiary of ENMAX Corporation, is Alberta's
leading competitive electricity retailer. ENMAX Energy also provides natural
gas and value-added services to residential, commercial and industrial
customers throughout Alberta. Through subsidiaries, ENMAX Energy is one of
Alberta's largest investors in renewable energy with partial ownership of the
McBride Lake Wind Farm and complete ownership of the Taber and Kettles Hill
Wind Farms. ENMAX Energy was the first Canadian electricity retailer to offer
customers the option to support wind generated energy. Visit our website at

                         Pond Hockey by ENMAX Energy


                         Wednesday, February 18, 2009
    (*) Please note times are subject to change due to weather conditions

    5:30 p.m.      Atom teams arrive

    5:45 p.m.      Open canteen

    6:00 p.m.      Program begins
                   Welcome everyone
                   Greetings from the Mayor
                   Introduction of Oil King players and mascot

    6:05 p.m.      Official Puck Drop photo
                   VIP: Mayor Greg Krischke
                   Captains of the two teams and the Oil King players pose
                   for picture of puck drop

    6:10 p.m.      Team Pictures
                   Each team gathers on the ice for team picture with the Oil
                   King players
                   After picture, team is sent to do their on-ice activities

    6:20 p.m.      On-ice Activities
                   Oil King players lead on-ice activities with teams for
                   25 minutes each
                   Team A does skills while Team B has a pond hockey game

    6:45 p.m.      Switch Activity
                   Team B does skills while Team A has a pond hockey game

    7:10 p.m.      Autograph session

    8:00 p.m.      Door Prize Draw

For further information:

For further information: Jacqueline Broverman, Sponsorship and Community
Investment, ENMAX Energy Corporation, Phone: (780) 408-2013, Cell: (780)

Organization Profile

ENMAX Corporation

More on this organization

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890