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Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Oilers

October 11, 2006 13:34 ET

Hockey Night in Edmonton Returns to the Big Screen at Select Cineplex Entertainment Theatres

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 11, 2006) - Beginning October 12, 2006, Edmonton Oilers fans have something to cheer about as Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) invites them back to watch live broadcasts of "larger than life" hockey games on wall-to-wall screens at four participating theatre locations in Edmonton and two locations in Saskatchewan.

Back by popular demand, the regular season games scheduled to be shown are not available on cable television, making this a unique opportunity for families and friends to see the games on giant wall-to-wall curved screens in Dolby Digital Surround Sound. Where else can fans see defenseman Steve Staios rubbing out Ottawa Senators' Daniel Alfredsson along the boards at 30 or 40 feet high across the screen or goaltender Dwayne Roloson making one of his acrobatic saves to keep Edmonton in the game? The theatre will provide a comfortable and safe venue for any Oilers fan to view their favourite team vying to bring the Stanley Cup back to Edmonton.

"Cineplex Entertainment is all about bringing our guests more than just movies," says Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations for Cineplex Entertainment. "Showing NHL Hockey at our theatres is a great idea that audiences and Oilers fans love. Watching the Oilers on our screens is the next best thing to being in the stands at the actual game."

For $10.95 a ticket or less, both the entire family and their friends can afford to spend a night out together watching the games.

The following theatres will show Edmonton Oilers hockey games throughout the regular season:

Cineplex Odeon Cineplex Odeon
South Edmonton Commons Cinemas North Edmonton Cinemas
1525-99th St. N.W. 14231 137th Ave. N.W.
Edmonton, AB Edmonton, AB

SilverCity Galaxy Cinemas
West Edmonton Mall Cinemas Sherwood Park
8882-170th St. 2020 Sherwood Dr.
Edmonton, AB Sherwood Park, AB

Galaxy Cinemas Galaxy Cinemas
Prince Albert Saskatoon
2995 2nd Avenue W 347 2nd Avenue
Prince Albert, SK Saskatoon, SK

Tickets are available at these theatre box offices; admission for children ages 3 - 13 is $8.95 + tax, for everyone else the ticket price is $10.95 + tax. For more information, visit our website at or visit your local theatre.

The following ten Edmonton Oilers regular season hockey games will be shown at Cineplex Entertainment theatres in Edmonton, Saskatoon and Prince Albert:

Thursday Thursday Tuesday
October 12, 2006 October 26, 2006 November 28, 2006
8:00 PM 8:00 PM 7:00 PM
Oilers vs. Oilers vs. Oilers vs.
San Jose Sharks Phoenix Coyotes Anaheim Might Ducks

Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday
December 12, 2006 January 2, 2006 February 20, 2006
6:00 PM 7:00 PM 5:00 PM
Oilers vs. Oilers vs. Oilers vs.
Nashville Predators Florida Panthers Ottawa Senators

Thursday Monday Wednesday
February 22, 2006 March 12, 2006 March 21, 2006
5:00 PM 8:30 PM 7:00 PM
Oilers vs. Oilers vs. Oilers vs.
Columbus Bluejackets Los Angeles Kings Colorado Avalanche

March 29, 2006
7:00 PM
Oilers vs.
St. Louis Blues

About Cineplex Entertainment LP:

Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases, or has a joint venture interest in 132 theatres with 1,309 screens and is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the Partnership operates theatres with the following six top-tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy and Famous Players (including Coliseum, Colossus and SilverCity). Proudly Canadian, the units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 59.1% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund (symbol CGX.UN). More information can be found at

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