HALIFAX, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada®(SHDiC) is excited to bring its cross-country celebration to Halifax on Saturday, February 9, with special appearances, exciting giveaways, all capped off by two varsity level hockey games.
As the title sponsor of the 19th annual Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada®, Scotiabank is proud to support this celebration of hockey, which brings kids' hockey clinics and NHL Alumni™ to communities across Canada. SHDiC is taking place this year in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, February 6-9, and continuing with celebrations across the country in three satellite locations: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Montréal, Quebec and Whistler, British Columbia.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® is about much more than just the game of hockey – it's about coming together as a community. Scotiabank is committed to helping young people reach their infinite potential both off and on the ice and are proud that we have helped to support one million kids, and counting, through our commitment to community hockey across Canada. Hockey matters to Scotiabank because it matters to Canadians. We are fans, coaches, and players.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® celebrations in Halifax.
Festivities to include:
Scotiabank Community HockeyFest lead by Alex Tanguay, featuring teams from the Halifax Hawks and the Metro West Force minor hockey associations
Autograph sessions with Alex Tanguay
SHDiC giveaways and more
Two varsity level hockey games
St. Thomas University Tommies vs. Dalhousie University Tigers women's varsity teams
Saint Mary's University Huskies vs. Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus men's varsity hockey teams
Tickets can be purchased on-site for both games.
Alex Tanguay, NHL Alumnus
Carly Agro, Sportsnet
Jim Rogers, Halifax District Vice President, Scotiabank
Saturday, February 9, 2019
11 a.m. Scotiabank Community HockeyFest
2 p.m. Alex Tanguay Autograph Session
3 p.m. Alex Tanguay Halifax Hawks Team Pre-Game Speech
4 p.m. Varsity Women's USports Game: St. Thomas vs. Dalhousie
4 p.m. Alex Tanguay Autograph Session
7 p.m. Varsity Men's USports Game: Saint Mary's vs. Moncton
2901 Windsor St.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® features a 12.5-hour broadcast featuring all seven Canadian NHL®, teams on February 9. The broadcast starts at 2 p.m. AST on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, CBC, Rogers NHL LIVE and Sportsnet NOW.
The event in Halifax is part of the country-wide celebration for Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada®, the biggest celebration of hockey in the nation, which brings kids' hockey clinics, games and NHL® celebrities to communities across Canada.
This Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada® we are celebrating hockey memories and creating new ones and we want you to be part of it! Help us by sharing your favourite memory with #HockeyDay on social media and we'll donate $1 to the NHL® Foundation in support of community hockey initiatives*. Your memories will help inspire our Scotiabank Hockey day in Canada® mural, being created live in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.
About Scotiabank Hockey
Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL AlumniTM, CWHL, Toronto Maple Leafs® (who play at Scotiabank Arena), Winnipeg Jets®, Calgary Flames® (who play at Scotiabank Saddledome), and Edmonton Oilers®. The Bank also supports the Montréal Canadiens®. Scotiabank's Community Hockey Sponsorship Program has supported over million kids and counting through its involvement with minor hockey teams in communities across Canada. To find out more about Scotiabank's hockey programs, please visit www.scotiabankhockeyclub.com
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