Akwesasne To Host NHL Native Alumni Game

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February 19, 2016

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community that the Tehotiiennawakon Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual NHL Alumni game on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) at 2:00 PM. Get your tickets and come on out as the Akwesasne Stars take on NHL Native Alumni Pro hockey team led by Reggie Leach from the Philadelphia Flyers. Also joining the NHL Native Pro team is Akwesasne’s own Keegan Thomas #21 and Oakley Thomas #84 as part of the “Thrill of a Lifetime” package. “Thrill of a Lifetime” referees include Sean David, Ty Terrance and Kolten Oakes. Akwesasronon Charlotte McDonald will also be returning as Trainer for the third year in a row.

If you haven’t already purchased your tickets, you can get them today in advance for $20.00 at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena, Experience Akwesasne Welcome Center, 37 West, and Akwesasne Sports!  You may also purchase tickets from any of the Akwesasne All Stars players. General Admission tickets will be available at the door on the day of the game for $25.00 per ticket. Also available is the VIP Pass that includes admission ticket and Meet and Greet pass for $50.00. If you aren’t able to attend the games but want to meet your favorite NHL Native Alumni players, you can also purchase a Meet and Greet pass for $25. The first 600 fans that arrive at the game will also receive an inflatable “Thunder Sticks” sponsored by Akwesasne Child & Family Services.

On Friday, March 4, 2016, at 7:00 PM the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino will be hosting a Reggie Leach book signing session in the Casino Lobby. The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino is also hosting the Alumni Banquet on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the Winter ballroom; a traditional meal will be served. If you would like to attend, a table for six people can be purchased for $500 and includes meal, general admission tickets and Meet and Greet passes.

Proud sponsors of this event include the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, Swamps Performance, MNP Consulting, Twin Leaf, Akwesasne Convenience Store Association, Ionne Schulze, S.E.N.C., Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, BNO Nesbitt Burns, Cornwall Square, MNP – LLP Consultant, Welch LLP Consultant, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Cornwall Mazda, WSP Canada INC, Akwesasne Marina’s- Adams Marina, Tackle Box Marina, Thomas Marina and Thompson Marine, Seaway Auto, Dr. Rachel Navaneelan, Twin Leaf, Gowlings Business, Arbutus Law Group LLP, Ishkonigan Consulting & Mediation, Big Boy Gas, Black Canyon, CKON97.3, and  Tarbell Mgmt Group. Please visit the A’nowarako:wa Arena Facebook page and Experience Akwesasne Welcome Center Facebook page for an up to date listing of sponsors. If you would like to be a sponsor for the event or would like more information, please call the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena at (613) 936-1583.

NHL Native Alumni Pro Hockey Team Roster

  • #25     Chris Brant                Hartford Whalers
  • #38     Jason Simon              New Jersey Devils
  • #42     Alfie Michaud           Vancouver Canuck (Goalie)
  • #28     Dan Frawley             Chicago Black Hawks
  • #6       Rick Nattress            Montreal Canadians
  • #21     Dennis Maruk          California Golden Seals/ Washington Capitals
  • #20     Jamie Leach              Pittsburg Penguins
  • #27     Reggie Leach            Philadelphia Flyers
  • #12     Chris Simon              Colorado Avalanche
  • #8       Clayton Norris          Calgary Flames
  • #84     Oakley Thomas        Akwesasne Jr. B Wolves
  • #21     Keegan Thomas       St. Lawrence University
  •             Stan Jonathan            Coach Boston Bruins
  •             Charlotte McDonald Trainer Akwesasne/Kahnwake/ Montreal/Boston

Akwesasne All Stars Team

  • #12     Scott Thompson
  • #10     Carey Terrance
  • #7       Cody Thompson
  • #25     Ted Cook
  • #44     Casey Swamp
  • #9       Nate Sunday
  • #24     Owen Swamp
  • #11     Phil Boots
  • #88     Wallace Thompson
  • #16     Ian Boots
  • #20     Randy Connors
  • #4       Mark Thomas
  •             Roddy McKenzie
  •             Adam Thompson (Goalie)
  •             Taylor Smoke (Goalie)
  •             Mac Thomas Coach
  •             Jeff Carter Coach


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