Don't miss this - Friday nightTuesday, March 19, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
NHL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
This just in . . . special guest, the one and only Curtis Joseph joins the star-studded lineup in Sault Ste. Marie!
Don’t miss your chance to meet 'CuJo' one of the best goalies to ever play the game!
The NHL Alumni Tour, presented by Scotiabank, brings the heat to the Local Law Enforcement All-stars in Sault Ste. Marie!
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON - On Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Essar Centre on Queen St. E., Scotiabank will present Sault Ste. Marie hockey fans with a unique chance to shake the hands of some of the most renowned hockey players of all time, Hockey Hall of Famers, Stanley Cup winners, and special guest coach and ambassador for the game, Walter Gretzky.
The NHL Alumni will take to the ice against the Law Enforcement All Stars and will also take part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run to raise money for the Special Olympics Ontario.
“We are very excited to showcase an exhibition game with Sault Ste. Marie’s local heroes from the Law Enforcement All Star team” said Mark Napier, executive director, NHL Alumni. “We cherish the chance to get together as alumni to play with old friends and promote the game of hockey across Ontario, all while raising money for a great cause.”
The exciting blend of hockey skill and fun ensures something for all hockey fans.
In addition to the game, fans will be treated to a skills competition featuring the world-class players and some hilarious on-ice practical jokes.
As presenting sponsor, Scotiabank also gives one lucky fan the chance to win a $2,500 investment product in the ‘Scotiabank Shoot for Cash’ between periods.
The game will take place at the Essar Centre, located on 269 Queen Street East at 7 p.m.
For ticket information, please visit here.
Come out and join in the fun!
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The Bank also has a partnership with the Montreal Canadiens®.
Scotiabank has a long tradition of supporting hockey in Canada from local teams and minor hockey associations to professional players and leagues.
Across Canadian communities from coast to coast, Scotiabank's Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to more than 3,700 minor hockey teams and leagues.
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Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, ‘Bright Future.’
Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years.
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The Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run is a community-based, province-wide event that sees the "Flame of Hope" being carried right across Ontario by members of Law Enforcement Agencies.
The objective of this and other events is to raise funds for and awareness of the Special Olympics movement in Ontario.
The NHL Alumni is a non-profit organization, which serves as a liaison for 28 local alumni groups.
The Association has adopted the motto of "Hockey's Greatest Family," providing programs and assistance for all retired NHL players, including career transition with the Life After Hockey Program.