The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

December 12, 2007 19:35 ET

Sport Chek Announces the Appearance of Four Members of the National Junior Hockey Team at Its Market Mall Location

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2007) - Sport Chek, a corporate banner of The Forzani Group Ltd. (TSX:FGL), Canada's largest retailer of sporting goods announced that four players of Canada's Junior Hockey Team will make an appearance at the Sport Chek Market Mall location in Calgary, AB. The players, names not yet released, will sign autographs for the public on Friday December 14th, 2007 from 12:45-1:30pm (MST).

Following the announcement of the 2008 roster, four buzzing players will head directly to Sport Chek to sign autographs for their fans who will wish them well. This event occurs at a great time, less than two weeks prior to the start of the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic.

The tournament begins Boxing Day, and fans can catch our Canadian team in action during their first game vs. the Czech Republic, scheduled on Wednesday, December 26th, 2007 at 2:00pm (EST). For full tournament schedule and rosters please visit

Sport Chek carries a variety of Team Canada Fan Wear. To view our full selection of Team Canada Fan Wear, please visit

About The Forzani Group Ltd.

The Forzani Group Ltd. is Canada's largest national retailer of sporting goods, offering a comprehensive assortment of brand-name and private-brand products, operating stores from coast to coast, under six corporate banners: Sport Chek, Coast Mountain Sports, Sport Mart, National Sports, Hockey Experts and Athletes World. The Forzani Group is also a franchisor under the banners: Sports Experts, Intersport, Econosports, Atmosphere, Pegasus, Tech Shop, Nevada Bob's Golf, Hockey Experts and The Fitness Source. The Company has websites for several of its corporate and franchise banners which can be accessed through its main website at

The foregoing information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future performance of The Forzani Group Ltd. Forward-looking statements, specifically those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. The Company, in compliance with the reporting requirements of the various securities commissions, details these risks and uncertainties from time to time.

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