NHL Alumni Hockey Game
Dec 1 2019
Doors open at 1 puck drops at 2
The Peterborough Memorial Arena, Peterborough, ON
The Peterborough Memorial Centre will play host to Hockey Night in Peterborough on Sunday December 1, 2019 Presented by Scotiabank!
The 2019-20 NHL Alumni Benefit Tour brings you Hockey’s Greatest Family featuring former NHL legends from the Original 6 classic teams, Stanley Cup winners, Team Canada heroes and your local hometown heroes 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, Owen Nolan, Curtis Joseph, Theo Fleury and many more!
The Scotiabank NHL Alumni Benefit Tour is a unique experience providing fans with a memorable night that showcases world class hockey skills, on ice pranks and old fashioned hockey nostalgia. This fun-filled 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 celebrates the 51st anniversary of the Special Olympics and supports the Law Enforcement Torch Run’s mission “To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities.”
Doors open at 1:00PM, game starts at 2:00PM at the Peterborough Memorial Centre, 51 Lansdowne St, Peterborough.
Official After Game Party:
Al I afrate
Our next Alumnus is a former Belleville Bull that was drafted 4th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1984 draft. 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.
Our next Alumnus was a speedy forward with a strong scoring ability which is evident by his two 40 goal seasons in Montreal. He play over 750 NHL games was a solid contributor during Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers and Montreal Canadiens.
He played almost 1000 regular season games for Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets and the Los Angeles Kings. Moreau was part of the Edmonton Oilers team that made a run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2006, He was awarded the King Clancy Memorial Award by the NHL and also served as Captain for the Edmonton Oilers.
Our next Alumnus 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. He was a sniper with a strong scoring ability that racked up more than 800 points. He is a three time 50 goal scorer and was Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs
Our next Alumnus played 15 years and 900 games in the NHL with the Bruins, Oilers, Leafs, Kings and Red Wings. He was selected to the NHL All Star game in 1985 and is a 3 time Stanley Cup Champion with the Edmonton Oilers
Our next Alumnus was named to the NHL All Rookie Team in 1983 and was a fan favorite in Toronto for his gritty style of play during his 8 seasons with the Maple Leafs
Our next 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 the Chicago Wolves and an Allan Cup with the Brantford Blast
After a stellar junior career with the North Bay Centennials this next Alumnus was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins and he would go on to play over 500 NHL games with Penguins, Jets, Maple Leafs and Senators
Goalie - Mark Laforest
Starting in goal, he was a junior standout in the OHL with the Niagara Falls Flyers and North Bay Centennials.During his time in the AHL he won the top goaltender award on two occasions and a Calder Cup with the Adirondack Red Wings. During his NHL career he played for Detroit, Philadelphia, Ottawa and the Toronto Maple Leafs
Ref - Dave Hutchison
Our game official for tonight 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