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 Law Enforcement All Stars in support of Special Olympics.
(October 28th, 2017 – London) – The Western Fair Sports Centre will play host to Hockey Night in London on Saturday October 28th, 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 as 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 5:00PM, game starts at 6:00pm at the Western Fair Sports Centre, 865 Florence Street, London, ON.
Western Fair Sports Center
• He also carried the Olympic Torch during the Torch Relay for the 2010 Winter Olympics
• 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
• 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
• 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
• After a stellar junior career with the North Bay Centennials this next Alumnus was drafted in the 9th round by the Pittsburgh Penguins and he would go on to play over 500 NHL games with Penguins, Jets, Maple Leafs and Senators
• During his 14 seasons in the NHL he registered an incredible 441 goals in 876 games
• He is an NHL All-Star and a 3 time Stanley Cup Champion with the Edmonton Oilers
•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.
• During his NHL career he played for Detroit, Philadelphia, Ottawa and the Toronto Maple Leafs