The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

December 12, 2007 17:33 ET

The Forzani Group Ltd.: Don Cherry to Appear at Hockey Experts

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2007) - Hockey Experts, a corporate banner of The Forzani Group Ltd. (TSX:FGL), Canada's largest retailer of sporting goods, is proud to announce that Don Cherry will make a personal appearance at the Hockey Experts Colossus Centre location, in Woodbridge Ontario. Mr. Cherry will autograph copies of his latest DVD, Don Cherry 19, for the public on Wednesday December 12th, 2007 from 7:00pm-8:00pm (EST).

Don Cherry's annual hockey DVD has become a Canadian holiday tradition and his DVDs continue to be one of the best selling sports DVDs year after year. The newest installment, "Don Cherry 19", includes over 70 minutes of some the best NHL action ever, the "hardest hits", the "greatest goals", the "super saves" and the "craziest bloopers" of the '07 hockey season. The first Don Cherry compilation video was released in 1989 and quickly became a Canadian holiday tradition.

"We are very excited to have Don Cherry appear in our store. He is a true Canadian icon and we are proud that our customers have an opportunity to meet him," comments David Haughton, Marketing Coordinator, The Forzani Group Ltd. "Our customers love everything hockey and this is just one more way we can offer them that experience."

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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