Media Advisory – Scotiabank® Hockey Day in Canada celebrates its 20th anniversary in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202093 Views

YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 4, 2020 – Celebrations for the 20th annual Scotiabank® Hockey Day in Canada (SHDiC)  will kick-off on Wednesday, February 5, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, with three days of community hockey events. The festivities will culminate on Saturday, February 8, with a 12.5-hour broadcast, featuring all seven Canadian NHL® teams. The broadcast starts at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, CBC, and Sportsnet NOW. All matchups will also air on NHL Live.The full Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada broadcast schedule can be found here.

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 supporting every goal, on and off the ice. Scotiabank believes hockey teaches kids values and lessons that they can use outside the arena, and for the rest of their lives. Helping kids succeed on the ice means helping them succeed everywhere. Since 2008, Scotiabank has proudly supported one million kids and counting. Hockey matters to Scotiabank because it matters to Canadians.

Cheer on your team using #HockeyDay for a chance to win!*

No matter where you live in Canada, everyone can get involved in Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada. Post on your favourite social channel, using the hashtag #HockeyDay sharing which Canadian NHL® hockey team you are cheering for on Saturday, February 8! The contest runs from Monday, January 27Saturday, February 8, 2020. The grand prize is a trip for two (2) to a destination in the Great White North. Secondary Prizing includes four prizes of $5,000 investments. Full rules and regulations are available here.

Here’s what Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada has planned in Yellowknife!

Wednesday, February 5

What:

Music of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada with Ron MacLean

Opening celebration with NHL Alumni™ and the Stanley Cup®

Ticketed event

Media welcome

When:

8 p.m.      The Music of Hockey with Ron MacLean begins – Featuring the Bidini Band, Bryan Trottier, Leonard Sumner, Ryan Boldt, Hunter Brothers, Stephen Brunt, Tara Slone

9:30 p.m. Stanley Cup® arrival

10 p.m.     Show ends

Where: Northern Arts and Cultural Centre – 4701 52nd Avenue
Who:

Hockey Alumni

Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Paul Coffey, Colin Patterson, Bryan Trottier and the Stanley Cup®

Sportsnet Personalities

Ron MacLean, Tara Slone, Ken Reid and Evanka Osmak

Thursday, February 6

What:

The Stanley Cup® visits NJ MacPherson School

Kids get up close with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™

Private event Media welcome

When: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m
Where: NJ MacPherson School – 525 Range Lake Road
Who: Hockey AlumniLanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Jamie Lee Rattray and the Stanley Cup®Sportsnet PersonalitiesKen Reid and Evanka Osmak
What:

The Stanley Cup® visits K’àlemì Dene SchoolKids get up close with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™

Private event Media welcome

When: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m
Where: K’àlemì Dene School – 4903 50 Avenue
Who: Hockey AlumniPaul Coffey, Colin Patterson, Bryan Trottier and the Stanley Cup®Sportsnet PersonalitiesRon MacLean and Tara Slone
What:

Skate with the Stanley Cup®- Private Event

Skate and photo session with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™ Media welcome

When: 12:15 – 2 p.m
Where: Multiplex – Ed Jeske Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road
Who:

Hockey Alumni

Lanny McDonald, Paul Coffey, Colin Patterson, Bryan Trottier and the Stanley Cup®

What: Hockey Clinics – NHL Alumni™ Media welcome
When: 2 – 2:45 p.m. – Edmonton Oilers Clinic #1: Multiplex – Shorty Brown Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road

  • Notable Attendees: Paul Coffey, Fernando Pisani, Jason Strudwick and Jamie Lee Rattray

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. –

Toronto Maple Leafs Clinic #1 Multiplex – Ed Jeske Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road

  • Notable Attendees: Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark and Ann-Sophie Bettez

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. –Toronto Maple Leafs Clinic #2 -Multiplex – Ed Jeske Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road

  • Notable Attendees: Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark and Ann-Sophie Bettez
What:

SHDiC: Gala BanquetBanquet and dinner featuring Ron MacLean, an NHL Alumni™ Hot Stove and the Stanley Cup®

Ticketed event

All ages Media welcome

When: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Weledeh/St. Pats High School – 5023 46th Street
Who:

Hockey Alumni

Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Paul Coffey, Fernando Pisani, Jason Strudwick, Andrew Ference, Colin Patterson, Jamie Lee Rattray, Ann-Sophie Bettez, Bryan Trottier and the Stanley Cup®

Sportsnet PersonalitiesRon MacLean, Ken Reid and Evanka Osmak

Friday, February 7

What: SHDiC: NHL® Declaration of Principles Breakfastwith the Stanley Cup®Hosted by  Andrew Ference, with Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and Jamie Lee Rattray and local athletesBreakfast and photo session with the Stanley Cup®Ticketed event
When: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m
Where: DND Gym – 41 Kam Lake Road
Who:

Hockey Alumni

Andrew Ference, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Jamie Lee Rattray and the Stanley Cup®

What:

The Stanley Cup® visits Weledeh/St. Pats High School

Kids get up close with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™Private eventMedia welcome

When: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m
Where: Weledeh/St. Pats High School – 5023 46th Street
Who:

Hockey AlumniCassie Campbell-Pascall, Fernando Pisani, Jason Strudwick, Ann-Sophie Bettez and the Stanley Cup®

Sportsnet PersonalitiesKen Reid and Evanka Osmak

What:

Seniors Home Visit

Residents get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™

*Private event Media welcome

When: 11:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m
Where: Bakers Centre – 5710 50th Avenue
Who:

Hockey AlumniLanny McDonald, Paul Coffey, Colin Patterson, Andrew Ference and the Stanley Cup®

Sportsnet PersonalitiesRon MacLean

What:

Hockey Clinics – NHL Alumni™

Media welcome

When: Toronto Maple Leafs Clinics 3 & 4:

    • Time: 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
    • Time: 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
    • Location: Multiplex – Shorty Brown Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road
    • Notable Attendees: Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark and Jamie Lee Rattray

Edmonton Oilers Clinic 2:

    • Time: 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
    • Location: Multiplex – Shorty Brown Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road
    • Notable Attendees: Paul Coffey, Fernando Pisani, Jason Strudwick, Jamie Lee Rattray and Andrew Ference
What: The Challenge Cup
When: High School Girls Challenge Cup

    • Time: 1:15 – 3:00 p.m
    • Notable Attendees: Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Jamie Lee Rattray

High School Boys Challenge Cup

    • Time: 3:15 – 5:00 p.m
    • Notable Attendees: Paul Coffey, Andrew Ference
Where: Multiplex – Ed Jeske Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road
What:

SHDiC: NHL Alumni™ and Celebrity Classic

Featuring teams made up of local hockey players and NHL Alumni™

*Ticketed eventMedia welcomeScarf Giveaway: All fans will receive SHDiC scarves on their seats

When: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m
Where: Multiplex – 41 Kam Lake Road
Who:

Hockey AlumniCassie Campbell-Pascall, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Paul Coffey, Fernando Pisani, Jason Strudwick, Andrew Ference, Colin Patterson, Jamie Lee Rattray, Ann-Sophie Bettez, Bryan Trottier and the Stanley Cup®

Sportsnet PersonalitiesEvanka Osmak, Ken Reid and Ron MacLean

What:

SHDiC: Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Friday CabaretEvening of music featuring the Bidini Band

*Ticketed eventMedia welcome

When: 9:30 p.m. – Midnight
Where: DND Gym -41 Kam Lake Road

Saturday, February 8

What: SHDiC: Parade & Outdoor FestivalHot Stove interviews and photo sessions with NHL Alumni, grand entry and photos with the Stanley Cup®, giveaways, on-ice hockey clinics, NHL broadcast viewing party in the Scotiabank Warming Zone, and moreLocal fans get up close with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™Media welcome
When: All Day – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. – Stanley Cup® Parade: The Stanley Cup® and Lanny McDonald to arrive on dogsled
  • SHDiC Giveaways: SHDiC branded toques
  • Scotiabank Warming Zone: Heated area with seating and screens to watch the broadcast, hot chocolate, coffee and s’mores
  • Alumni Photo Zone: Autograph and photo sessions with Alumni. Fans can have their photos taken and share to their social pages using #HockeyDay
  • Stanley Cup®Photos: Photo sessions with the Stanley Cup®
  • Pond Hockey Tournament: Local tournament played throughout the day on the outdoor pond
Where:
  • Somba K’e Park – 4910 52 Street
  • Multiplex – 41 Kam Lake Road
What: Scotiabank Community HockeyFest

  • Six Scotiabank sponsored teams will participate in an on and off-ice skills and drills clinic featuring NHL Alumni and instruction by local hockey coaches
When: 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Where: Multiplex – Ed Jeske Arena – 41 Kam Lake Road
Who:

Hockey Alumni

Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Ann-Sophie Bettez and Andrew Ference

Who:

Hockey AlumniLanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Paul Coffey, Wendel Clark and Cassie Campbell-Pascall

Sportsnet PersonalitiesEvanka Osmak and Ken Reid

-Note: Times subject to change.

Scotiabank is proud to work with Sportsnet to sponsor Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada. We are excited to bring the 20th annual edition of the hockey festivities to the Northwest Territories, for the first time in the history of the event.

About Scotiabank Hockey

Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, Toronto Maple Leafs (who play at Scotiabank Arena), Winnipeg Jets, Calgary Flames (who play at the Scotiabank Saddledome) and Edmonton Oilers, and it also supports the Montreal Canadiens. Scotiabank’s Community Hockey Sponsorship Program has supported over one million kids and counting through its involvement with minor hockey teams in communities across Canada, since 2008. To find out more about Scotiabank’s hockey programs, please visit ScotiabankHockeyClub.com or through social media on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Event imagery to be available for licensing via Getty Images

For Media Enquiries Only: Erin Truax, Scotiabank, C: 416-578-9659, erin.truax@scotiabank.com; For enquiries related to the Sportsnet broadcast, please contact Jason Jackson at Jason.jackson1@rci.rogers.com

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