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February 13, 2015 08:24 ET

UPDATE - MEDIA ADVISORY: Hockey Comes to Halifax

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada's Marquee Events

HALIFAX, NS--(Marketwired - February 13, 2015) - 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:

Friday, February 13:
   
11:30 - 2:00 p.m.
 
Where:
Who:
 
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Celebrity Luncheon
Ticketed event
Cunard Centre
Media Availability: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Guy Carbonneau, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, and Lanny McDonald
Stanley Cup ®.
  
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Where:
Who:
On-Ice Hockey Clinic
Cole Harbour Place - Scotia 1
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.
Where:
Who:
On-Ice Hockey Clinic
Cole Harbour Place - Scotia 2
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:
Who:
Scotiabank Centre - 1800 Argyle Street
Media Availability: Mark Napier, Darcy Tucker, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Lanny McDonald

Scotiabank Community Locker Room at the Emera Oval (5775 Cogswell Street):

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

Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, CWHL, Vancouver Canucks®, Winnipeg Jets®, Toronto Maple Leafs®, Ottawa Senators®, Edmonton Oilers® and the Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Bank also has a partnership with the Montreal Canadiens®. Scotiabank has a long tradition of supporting hockey in Canada from local teams and minor hockey associations to professional players and leagues. Across Canadian communities coast to coast, Scotiabank's Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to over 5,000 minor hockey teams. To find out more about Scotiabank's hockey programs, please visit www.scotiabank.com/the5thseason.

Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through Bright Future, our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level across six pillars: health, education, social services, arts and culture, environment and sports. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has contributed on average $50 million annually over the last five years to community causes around the world. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.

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