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February 02, 2016 12:53 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Comes to Kamloops

KAMLOOPS, BC--(Marketwired - February 02, 2016) -  

Attention Sports, Assignment, Community & Photo Editors

Canada's biggest celebration of hockey arrives in Kamloops this week. Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada's cross-country celebrations will begin on February 3 with a series of community hockey events, culminating in a 13-hour broadcast featuring all seven Canadian NHL® teams in action. Broadcast starts at 12:00 p.m. EST.

A listing of local events is as follows:

Wednesday, February 3

19:45-23:00 Opening Face-Off Event - Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada kick off celebrations with an outdoor celebration and concert. This event is free.
Where: Sun Peaks Resort
Who: Don Cherry, Ron MacLean, Trevor Linden, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, Wendel Clark, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and more.
   

Thursday, February 4

09:00-10:00 Stanley Cup® visits Bert Edwards Science and Technology School - Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™. Hosted by James Cybulski and Caroline Cameron.
Where: 711 Windsor Ave, Kamloops, BC V2B 2B7
Who: Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Lanny McDonald, and Corey Hirsch
   
10:00-11:00 Stanley Cup® visits A.E. Perry Elementary School - Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™
Where: 1380 Sherbrooke Ave, Kamloops, BC V2B 1W9
Who: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Trevor Linden, and Ron MacLean
   
11:30-14:00 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Celebrity Luncheon Ticketed event
Where: Tournament Capital Centre
Who: Don Cherry, Ron MacLean, Trevor Linden, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, Wendel Clark, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Mark Recchi, and the Stanley Cup®.
   
14:30-15:30 On-Ice Hockey Clinics
Where: McArthur Island Sports Centre
Who: Wendel Clark, Mark Recchi, and Corey Hirsch.
   
4:00-7:00 p.m.
Scotiabank Kids Hot Stove Hockey stars will field questions from young hockey players from local Scotiabank-sponsored minor hockey teams. The players will have the chance to get autographs and have their photos taken with the Stanley Cup®.
Where:
Scotiabank Main Kamloops Branch (private event, media invited)
Who:
Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, Wendel Clark, and Cassie Campbell-Pascall
   
19:30-22:00 WHL's 50th Season Pro Am Alumni Game Ticketed event
Where: Sandman Centre
Who: Featuring teams made up of NHL® and WHL alumni including Lanny McDonald, Mark Recchi, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Mark Napier, Kirk McLean, and more.
   

Friday, February 5

07:30-09:00 Breakfast with the Stanley Cup® - Public event with NHL Alumni™, Olympian, and Stanley Cup®.
Where: Tournament Capital Centre
Who: Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier, and Memorial Cup.
09:30-10:30 Stanley Cup® visits Lloyd George Elementary School - Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™. Hosted by Caroline Cameron.
Where: 830 Pine Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 3A1
Who: Darcy Tucker, Mark Recchi, and Kirk McLean
   
11:00-12:00 Stanley Cup® visits Sk'elep School of Excellence - Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™. Hosted by James Cybulski.
Where: 315 Yellowhead Hwy, British Columbia
Who: Wendel Clark, Corey Hirsch, Bryan Trottier, and Tom Renney
   
14:00-15:00 On-Ice Hockey Clinics
Where: McArthur Island Sports Centre
Who: Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, and Wendel Clark
19:30-22:00 The Music of Hockey Concert Presented by Scotiabank Hosted by Ron MacLean, musical guests include Dave Bidini & Bidini Band, Tom Wilson, Barney Bentall, Amelia Curran, Craig Northey, Bryan Trottier and Lindy Vopnfjord. Ticketed event.
Where: Sandman Centre
Who: Appearances by NHL Alumni™, hockey personalities, and the Stanley Cup.
   

Saturday, February 6

07:45-10:30 Scotiabank Community HockeyFest - On and off-ice clinics led by elite Kamloops Minor Hockey Association coaches and NHL Alumni™ and Olympian.
Where: Sandman Centre
Who: Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier and Olympian Meghan Agosta.
   
09:00-17:00 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Outdoor Festival - Hot Stove interviews with NHL Alumni™, photos with the Stanley Cup® and Memorial Cup, live music, ball hockey, photo sessions, NHL broadcasts and more.
Where: Sandman Centre
Who: Ron McLean, Don Cherry, Lanny McDonald, Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, and Kirk McLean
   

***All Times Above Are Local

For information about Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, visit http://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/0,,7397,00.html and http://www.kamloops.ca/hockeyday/. For more information about the live broadcast visit http://platform.sportsnet.ca/hdic/.

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