2005 Miracle On Ice

January 17, 2005 16:00 ET

PRESS CONFERENCE: 2005 Miracle on Ice Hockey Game

MIRACLE ON ICE BRINGS PROS TOGETHER FOR KINSMEN TELEMIRACLE Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Sports Editor SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 17, 2005) - INVITATION TO MEDIA:

News Conference
Tuesday, January 18, 2005
9:00 a.m. CST
Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Media binders will be distributed at this news conference, or contact Tap Communications, 306-373-7330 to receive one.

MIRACLE ON ICE BRINGS PROS TOGETHER FOR KINSMEN TELEMIRACLE

Former professional hockey players from teams such as the Flames, Oilers, and the Canadiens will take to the ice at Saskatoon's Credit Union Centre on Saturday, February 26.

Instead of playing for the Stanley Cup, though, they'll be playing for Kinsmen TeleMiracle. "It will be a great night and a great game for a great cause," says director, Marlene Banda. "What made these players great in their playing days was their competitive spirit. When they take to the ice, that spirit will still be there. When you're this caliber of player, you always play for real." Bernie Federko, now a television color analyst with St. Louis Blues, says, "Miracle on Ice will truly be a memorable event. "

Joan Steckhan, Executive Director of Kinsmen TeleMiracle, is delighted that 100% of the proceeds will go to the Kinsmen's provincial annual fundraiser. "Miracle on Ice is a perfect fit with us. It marries Saskatchewan residents' desire to raise funds for TeleMiracle with the chance to watch great hockey. We are looking forward to the event and know it will be a great success!"

Organizers expect tickets to go quickly for the event. "For many fans, it will be one last chance to see some of the best players the game has ever produced," says Banda. "It is also a perfect family night, with lots of excitement surrounding the event."

Tickets for Miracle on Ice will be $44 each (plus service charges and taxes) or $140 per Family Pack and will go on sale through Ticketmaster (306-938-7800 or www.ticketmaster.ca) on Wednesday, January 26th at 10 a.m. /For further information: A limited number of advertising and sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, contact Tammy Forrester, Marketing and Sponsorship Director, at 306-384-6044. / IN: ENTERTAINMENT, HEALTH, MEDIA, SOCIAL, SPORTS

Contact Information

  • Marlene Banda, Director, 2005 Miracle on Ice
    Primary Phone: 306-651-7314