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Thunder Bay NHL Alumni Hockey Game, Jan 31st 2017 @ 7 PM, Fort William Garden. In Support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario
SCOTIABANK PRESENTS THE 2016-2017 NHL ALUMNI BENEFIT TOUR!YOUR FAVORITE FORMER NHL LEGENDS FACE OFF AGAINST THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ALL-STARS IN SUPPORT OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO
(January 31st, 2017 – Thunder Bay) – Hockey fans rejoice as your favorite former NHLers skate into the Fort Williams Garden for Hockey Night in Thunder Bay on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017! Scotiabank proudly presents the 2016-2017 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 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.” Doors open at 6:00PM, game starts at 7:00pm at Fort Williams Garden, 901 Miles Street, Thunder Bay, ON.
• He also carried the Olympic Torch during the Torch Relay for the 2010 Winter Olympics
• 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
• During his 14 seasons in the NHL he registered an incredible 441 goals in 876 games
• He would go on to play 800 games in the NHL where he became a two time All Star and the winner of the hardest shot competition.
• He is an NHL All-Star and a 3 time Stanley Cup Champion with the Edmonton Oilers
• As an unsigned free agent he relied on his tireless work ethic to achieve his dream of playing in the NHL where he played close to 500 games for Anaheim, Ottawa, Nashville and Atlanta
• During his NHL career he played for Detroit, Philadelphia, Ottawa and the Toronto Maple Leafs