Parc Downsview Park Inc.

Parc Downsview Park Inc.

February 03, 2006 15:49 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's NHL Alumni Celebrate Hockey at Downsview Park

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 3, 2006) -


WHAT: TORONTO-Downsview Park's 6th annual Winter Festival,
Love Winter, includes a spectacular 3-on-3-hockey tournament
featuring appearances and participation by Canadian NHL hockey
as Mark Laforest, Steve Thomas, Gary Leeman, Jim Thomson,
Jack Valiquette, Ron Ellis, Dave Dryden and
Member of Parliament The Honourable Ken Dryden.

96 Hockey Teams Participating; 16 Games Running Concurrently

WHEN: Saturday February 4, 2006 at 10: 00 am to 4:30 pm

WHERE: Downsview Park, near the Hangar Sports Complex
75 Carl Hall Road, Downsview Park

WHO: Dignitaries attending include:
The Honourable Ken Dryden Member of Parliament, York Centre;
The Honourable Monte Kwinter, MPP, Minister of Community Safety
and Correctional Services; Councillor Jane Pitfield City of
Toronto; Mario Racco MPP Thornhill, Mauro Cugini, Ontario Ball
Hockey Association; Kerry Goulet, Shoot for a Cure; Barry Munro
President, Canadian Spinal Research Organization.
Dr. David V.J. Bell, Chair Board of Directors Parc
Downsview Park Inc.
Tony Genco, President and CEO, Parc Downsview Park Inc.

PHOTO OPS INCLUDE: Arrival of NHL Alumni Hockey Players (12:00 noon)
Opening Ceremonies (12:30 pm)
NHL Alumni Game with Winners of
Fundraising Drive. (1:00 pm)
Game featuring all dignitaries (1:30 pm)
Autograph Session (2:00 pm)
Presentation of fundraising proceeds to
Shoot for a Cure (3:00pm)
(Times are approximate)

Contact Information

  • Parc Downsview Park Inc.
    Garth Hardie
    Communications Co-ordinator
    (416) 952-2229