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The 2017 NHL ALUMNI BENEFIT TOUR Presented by Scotiabank! Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Law Enforcement torch run, your favorite former NHL legends face off against the Timmins police service all stars in support of Special Olympics.

(November 16th, 2017 – Timmins) – The McIntyre Community Centre will play host to Hockey Night in Timmins on Thursday November 16th, 2017!

Scotiabank proudly presents the 2017 NHL Alumni Benefit Tour featuring NHL legends from Stanley Cup winning teams, classic original 6 hockey teams and local former NHLers representing your hometown all in support of Special Olympics Ontario and the Law Enforcement Torch Run! The NHL Alumni Tour has proudly hosted hockey legends such Walter Gretzky, Wendel Clark, Curtis Joseph, Tiger Williams, Theo Fleury and many more!

The Scotiabank NHL Alumni Benefit Tour gives fans a unique experience and an evening to remember that showcases top shelf hockey skills, on ice pranks and old fashioned hockey nostalgia. This great evening provides something for fans of all ages and gives you an exciting opportunity to see a lighter side of these hockey greats while raising money for a great cause.

The Scotiabank NHL Alumni Benefit Tour supports the Special Olympics and Law Enforcement Torch Run’s mission “To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities.” Join us for a special night as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Ontario!

Doors open at 6:00PM, game starts at 7:00pm at the McIntyre Community Centre, 85 McIntyre Rd. Timmins, ON.

NHL ALUMNI PLAYER BIO LINE UP

Tiger Williams

Tiger Williams

• He was drafted 31st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1974 NHL draft and is one of the toughest players to ever have played in the NHL

• He would go on to play close to 1000 NHL games with the Leafs, the Canucks and the Kings where he became, and still is, the NHL’s all time leader in penalty minutes

Dave Reid

Dave Reid

• This gritty winger is known for his incredible leadership and played close to 1000 NHL games
• He is a two time Stanley Cup Champion with the Dallas Stars and alongside Ray Bourque on the Colorado Avalanche
Dan Daoust

Dan Daoust

•All but four of his 522 career NHL games were spent as a member of the Toronto Maple LeafsDaoust began his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1982 after three successful junior seasons playing with the Cornwall Royals, where he scored over 40 goals twice, while recording 103 points in his final season in 1979-80. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs on December 17, 1982. Daoust was an immediate success in Toronto, scoring 51 points in 48 games in his first season there. Daoust relied on grit and hard work to compensate for his small stature, and became a fan favourite in Toronto in the 1980s.
Mark Napier

Mark Napier

• Napier turned pro as a teenager for the Toronto Toros of the WHA and also played for the Birmingham Bulls. After the WHA folded, Napier joined the Montreal Canadiens, winning the Stanley Cup with them in 1979. He also played for the Minnesota North Stars before joining the Edmonton Oilers, winning his second Cup with them in 1985. In 1987, he was traded again, and would finish his career in North America in a Buffalo Sabres uniform before playing three seasons in Italy.
Brent Gretzky

Brent Gretzky

• This Alumnus is a former Belleville Bull that was chosen 49th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1992

• During his career he won a Turner Cup in the IHL with the Atlanta Knights and an Allan Cup with the Brantford Blast

Glen Metropolit

Glen Metropolit

Paul Gagne

Paul Gagne

Rick Vaive

Rick Vaive

•He is a former captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, a 3-time 50-goal scorer and a 3-time NHL All-Star
• During his 14 seasons in the NHL he registered an incredible 441 goals in 876 games
Troy Crowder

Troy Crowder

• Our next Alumnus was known as one of the best enforcers during his junior career with stops in Bellville and North Bay
• He was then drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 1986 NHL draft and would go on to lace ‘em up for the Devils, Los Angeles Kings, and Vancouver Canucks
Bryan Muir

Bryan Muir

• This Alumnus played 12 seasons in the NHL and in 2001 he won a Stanley Cup alongside Ray Bourque as a member of the Colorado avalanche
Paul Harrison- Coach

Paul Harrison- Coach

Mark Laforest - Goalie

Mark Laforest - Goalie

• Starting in goal, he is a two-time winner of top goaltender award and Calder Cup Champion of the AHL
• During his NHL career he played for Detroit, Philadelphia, Ottawa and the Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Hutchison - Ref

Dave Hutchison - Ref

• Our game official for the night was an aggressive defenceman that played 11 seasons in the NHL with Los Angeles, Chicago, New Jersey and the Toronto Maple Leafs racking up over 1700 penalty minutes during his pro career
Walter Gretzky

Walter Gretzky

• Known as the first father of hockey in 2007, he was awarded the Order of Canada for his contributions to minor hockey in Canada and dedication to helping local, provincial and national charities
• He also carried the Olympic Torch during the Torch Relay for the 2010 Winter Olympics