Featuring Sault Ste Marie Sledge Hockey Team
The 2018 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 the Special Olympics Ontario
(February 18th, 2018 – S.S. Marie) – The Essar Centre will play host to Hockey Night in Sault Ste. Marie on Sunday February 18th, 2018!
Doors open at 1:00pm, game starts at 2:00pm at the Essar Centre, 269 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
Scotiabank proudly presents the 2018 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!
Also featuring for the skill competition during the event is the Sault Ste Marie Sledge Hockey players facing off the NHL Alumni in a sledge challenge!
Mark Laforest - Goalie
During his NHL career he played for Detroit, Philadelphia, Ottawa and the Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Hutchison - Ref
Over a 12 year NHL Career, he would play for Toronto, New York Islanders, Boston, and Los Angeles
He was a solid defenceman that 12 seasons in the NHL and in 2001 he won a Stanley Cup alongside Ray Bourque as a member of the Colorado avalanche
He is an NHL All-Star and a 3 time Stanley Cup Champion with the Edmonton Oilers
He was known as a pure goal scorer which is evident by his 60 goal season with the Capitals in 1982
During his 7 seasons in the NHL he became known as one of the leagues’ premier fighters accumulating over 700 penalty minutes during his time with the Canucks, Flames, Blue and Sharks
He is a two time 40-goal scorer and was a solid contributor during Stanley Cup with the Edmonton Oilers and Montreal Canadiens