MONTREAL, Nov. 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the ninth edition of the CN Hockey Greatest Stars Challenge will be held on Nov. 9, at the Garon Arena, in Montreal-North.
A team of CN employees will face off against former Montreal Canadiens players. All proceeds from this friendly match will be donated to charitable organizations supported by the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund, notably the Marie-Vincent Foundation, The Children's Wish Foundation, l'École orale de Montréal pour les sourds, L'Appart à moi, and The Cancer Support Center in Homewood.
Since 2003, the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund has raised more than 1.5 million dollars for charity through this event.
The CN team will face a team of former Canadiens coached by Guy Lafleur, including Guy Carbonneau, Sergio Momesso, Stéphane Richer, and Chris Nilan.
|Date:||Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013|
|Time:|| 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.: free skate - players and VIP donors
|2.30 p.m.: Start of game|
|11212, rue Garon, Montreal-North|
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For further information:
President and CEO
CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund