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November 26, 2008 17:12 ET

Stars on Ice Visit Scotiabank Place April 25, 2009

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2008) -

STARS ON ICE PRESENTED BY SMUCKER'S

SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2009

SCOTIABANK PLACE - OTTAWA

Showtime: 7:30 P.M.

Tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 5 @ 10 A.M.

Order online at www.capitaltickets.ca.

Tickets can be purchased by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orleans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Each spring, fans across Canada are treated to one of figure skating's greatest spectacles as Stars on Ice presented by Smucker's tours the country, and this year the show will visit three new Canadian cities for the first time. Fans in Windsor and Sault Ste. Marie, both in Ontario, and Kelowna, British Columbia will enjoy the thrill of seeing their favourite skaters perform in their own town.

The tour kicks off in Halifax on Thursday, April 23, 2009 and visits 12 cities across Canada, including a stop at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa on Saturday, April 25, 2009 before wrapping up in Vancouver on May 12. Tickets for the 2009 Stars on Ice presented by Smucker's tour go on sale Friday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m., making them a perfect gift for the coming holiday season. Tickets are available at the Scotiabank Place Box Office, The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orleans and all Ottawa areas Sports Experts locations, or by calling 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-778-FANS (3267). They will also be available online at www.capitaltickets.ca.

"Stars on Ice has been a highlight of my year for 17 years now, and the fact that we'll be visiting three new cities in 2009 is something that the entire cast will be excited about," said four-time World Champion Kurt Browning. "The show always has a spectacular cast and we look forward to making each show special for the fans. Seeing many new faces in new cities will make this year's tour very memorable."

Browning will be joined by some of skating's brightest stars including Olympic Golf Medalists Jamie Sale & David Pelletier, Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen, who made her first appearance in last year's show, and Olympic Bronze Medalist and reigning World Champion Jeff Buttle, who recently announced his retirement from competitive skating.

The all-new production "On the Edge" promises to keep fans on the edge of their seats as the best skaters in the world show their amazing moves on the ice.

Stars on Ice presented by Smucker's is an IMG Production. Executive Producer is Byron Allen. Emmy Award nominee and skating icon Scott Hamilton serves as Producer. Three-time Emmy Award winner Jef Billings returns as Director and Costume Designer. Cindy Stuart is Choreographer, and Errol Reinart is Lighting Designer.

Ticket information, and more information and features about the 2008 Stars on Ice presented by Smucker's tour, is available at www.starsonice.ca

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