SOURCE: Scotiabank


February 13, 2015 09:21 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Celebration Comes to Downsview

NHL® Alumnus Shayne Corson to Coach Minor Hockey Players Following a Special Unveiling by Scotiabank

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 13, 2015) - As part of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada's cross-country celebrations, NHL® Alumnus and former Toronto Maple Leafs player Shayne Corson will coach over 80 boys and girls at Scotiabank Community HockeyFest at Buckingham Arena in Downsview.

The day will also include two live hits feeding into Rogers 13-hour broadcast of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada.

As part of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, Scotiabank will make a special announcement and invite the community of Downsview to celebrate Canada's favourite sport. More than 80 minor co-ed hockey players (7-14 years old) from Scotiabank sponsored teams will participate in Scotiabank Community HockeyFest.

Shayne Corson, NHL
® and Toronto Maple Leafs Alumnus assisted by players from University of Toronto's women's hockey team and the Greater Toronto Hockey League.

Saturday, February 14, 2015
11:15 a.m. - Special unveiling
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Scotiabank Community HockeyFest (participants will rotate between on- and off-ice skills training followed by keynote address)
2:20 p.m. - Shayne Corson keynote presentation begins.

Buckingham Arena
57 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, ON

These events are part of the country-wide celebrations for Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, the biggest celebration of hockey in Canada. 

Scotiabank Community HockeyFest offers young players the opportunity to learn from, and interact with great role models, who will help the kids develop their on- and off-ice hockey skills, while also encouraging them to give back to their community, reach for their dreams and celebrate the game of hockey.

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