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February 11, 2015 12:00 ET

REPEAT - Media Advisory: Hockey Comes to Halifax

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada's Marquee Events

HALIFAX, NS--(Marketwired - February 11, 2015) -

Attention Sports, Assignment, Community & Photo Editors

Scotiabank invites hockey fans to celebrate hockey in Halifax at the 15th annual Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada February 11-14, 2015.

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is an annual hockey tradition that unites Canadians from coast to coast in their love of the national sport. This year's main event will be hosted in Halifax, Nova Scotia, February 11-14, 2015. Scotiabank Hockey Ambassadors and NHL Alumni™ Guy Carbonneau, Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Lanny McDonald, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Wendel Clark will be onsite in Halifax to participate in kids' hockey clinics and a variety of local community events.
On Saturday February 14th, Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada will be broadcast live beginning at 12PM ET on CBC and Sportsnet with all seven Canadian NHL® teams matching-up in a series of four games.

A listing of local events is as follows:

Wednesday, February 11:

6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony & VIP Shinny Game -- Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Kick off celebrations. Stay to watch NHL Alumni™ and other NHL on Sportsnet personalities play a shinny game. This event is free.
Where: The Halifax Forum, Windsor St & Young St, Halifax
Who: Media Availability: Darcy Tucker 

Thursday, February 12:

7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Skate with the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™ 
Where: 
The Halifax Forum, Windsor St & Young St, Halifax
Who: Media availability: Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Mark Napier and Guy Carbonneau 

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Lord Stanley® visits Local Schools -- Ross Road Elementary and Junior High in Cole Harbour. Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™.
Where: 336 Ross Road Westphal, Cole Harbour, NS
Who: Media availability: Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Mark Napier and Darcy Tucker

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lord Stanley visits Local Schools -- Ash Lee Jefferson Elementary School in Fall River. Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™.
Where: 10 Lockview Road, Fall River, NS
Who: Media Availability: Guy Carbonneau

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. On-Ice Hockey Clinic -- Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Mark Napier lace up their skates and teach young hockey players tips and tricks.
Where: The Halifax Forum, Windsor St & Young St, Halifax
Who: Media Availability: Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Mark Napier

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. On-Ice Hockey Clinic -- Maple Leafs with Wendel Clark, Darcy Tucker and Guy Carbonneau will lace up and skate with young hockey hopefuls.
Where: Civic Centre at The Halifax Forum, Windsor St & Young St, Halifax
Who: Media Availability: Darcy Tucker and Guy Carbonneau

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 Cup®.
Where: Scotiabank Main Branch (private event, media invited)
Who: Media Availability: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Guy Carbonneau, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Wendel Clark 

7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Scotiabank "Stolen From A Hockey Card Concert"
Artists Include: Barra MacNeils, Buck 65, Corb Lund, Rich Aucoin, Miranda Mulholland, The Dave Bidini Band, and a Special Live Performance by NHL® All-Star and Best Selling Author, Theo Fleury. Hosted by Ron MacLean and other Scotiabank Hockey Day In Canada broadcasters. Ticketed event.
Where: Spatz Theatre, 1855 Trollope Street, Halifax
Who: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Guy Carbonneau and Cassie Campbell-Pascall 

Friday, February 13:

9:15 - 10:00 a.m. Lord Stanley® visits Local Schools - Elizabeth Sutherland, Spryfield, NS - Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup ® and NHL Alumni™ Mark Napier, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Lanny McDonald
Where: 66 Rockingstone Road
Who: Media Availability: Mark Napier, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Lanny McDonald  

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Lord Stanley visits Local Schools -- Park West, Clayton Park, Halifax
Where: 206 Langbrae Drive
Who: Kids get the chance to get up close to the Stanley Cup® and NHL Alumni™ Guy Carbonneau, Wendel Clark, Darcy Tucker  

11:30 - 2:00 p.m. Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Celebrity Luncheon
Ticketed event
Where: Cunard Centre
Who: Media Availability: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Guy Carbonneau, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and Lanny McDonald
Stanley Cup®. 

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. On-Ice Hockey Clinic 
Where: Cole Harbour Place -- Scotia 1
Who: Maple Leafs and Darcy Tucker, Guy Carbonneau and Wendel Clark team up to coach young hockey players. Special appearance by the Stanley Cup®.

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. On-Ice Hockey Clinic 
Where: Cole Harbour Place - Scotia 2
Who: Hockey Nova Scotia and Mark Napier, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Lanny McDonald lace up to share tips and tricks with young hockey hopefuls. Special appearance by the Stanley Cup®.   

Saturday, February 14: Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada

12:00 - 2:30 p.m. Scotiabank Community Hockeyfest -- Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Lanny McDonald teach youngsters hockey tips and tricks.
Where: Scotiabank Centre -- 1800 Argyle Street
Who: Media Availability: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Lanny McDonald

Scotiabank Community Locker Room: Come in from the cold and check out the Scotiabank Community Locker Room with free popcorn, interactive games, giveaways and more. NHL Alumni™ will be on site to sign autographs and have their photos taken -- Guy Carbonneau from 12:30-2:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.; Darcy Tucker from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Lanny McDonald from 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., and Mark Napier from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is a nationally televised event, produced by Rogers Hockey Night in Canada. Each year a host city is selected from a number of applicants, with the 2015 event being hosted in Halifax, NS. NHL on Sportsnet talent are expected to attend select events.

For more information about Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada please visit hdic.ca or join the event at facebook.com/scotiahockeyclub.

About Scotiabank

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