Peterborough gears up to host Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada's marquee events

Peterborough gears up to host Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada's marquee events 
PETERBOROUGH, ON, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank invites hockey fans to come 
out to Peterborough and celebrate Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada on February 
9, 2013. 
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is a full day of hockey featuring NHL games 
broadcast on CBC on Saturday, February 9, kicking off at 12 noon ET. Events 
in Peterborough will take place leading up to and on game day itself, which 
include: 
Thursday, February 7, 2013: 


    --  Lord Stanley Visits Local Schools: Hockey greats Mark Napier,
        Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark, Peterborough's Own Steve Larmer and
        Hockey Night in Canada's Andi Petrillo will visit St. Anne's
        School on 240 Bellevue St to give kids the chance to get up
        close to the Stanley Cup at 1:00 p.m.
    --  On-Ice Hockey Clinic: Learn from some of the best as NHL Alumni
        Darcy Tucker, Mark Napier, Lanny McDonald and Steve Larmer as
        well as two-time Olympic gold medalist Cassie Campbell-Pascall
        will host hockey clinics at the Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan
        Rd, from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    --  Scotiabank Kids Hotstove Event: Hockey Legends Lanny McDonald,
        Mark Napier, Steve Larmer, Darcy Tucker, Wendel Clark and
        Cassie Campbell-Pascall take the Stanley Cup to the Scotiabank
        Peterborough Branch on 111 Hunter St. West where they'll field
        questions from young hockey players from five local
        Scotiabank-sponsored minor hockey teams. The players will have
        the chance to get autographs and have their photos taken with
        the cup. The event starts at 4:30 p.m. and runs until 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 8, 2013:
    --  See the Stars with the Cup: Hockey Legends Lanny McDonald, Mark
        Napier, Steve Larmer, Darcy Tucker and Cassie Campbell-Pascall
        bring the Stanley Cup to Peterborough YMCA at 123 Aylmer St
        South. Fans are invited to come to the YMCA, get autographs and
        have their photo taken with the cup from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    --  Lord Stanley Visits Local Schools: Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier,
        Steve Larmer, Darcy Tucker and Cassie Campbell-Pascall will
        visit Roger Neilson Public School from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    --  Hockey Clinics on the Canal: Hockey greats Lanny McDonald, Mark
        Napier, Steve Larmer, Darcy Tucker and Cassie Campbell-Pascall
        will be lacing up their skates and teaching young hockey
        players tips and tricks on the outdoor rink on the Trent-Severn
        Waterway, Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic site
        (between locks 20 and 21). The clinic runs from 2:00 p.m. to
        4:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 9, 2013
    --  Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Clinics: Learn from some of the
        best in the game - Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier, Steve Larmer,
        Darcy Tucker and Cassie Campbell-Pascall are back on the ice
        from 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. and 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. to teach
        young hockey hopefuls at the outdoor rink on the Trent-Severn
        Waterway, Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic site
        (between locks 20 and 21).
    --  Scotiabank Warming Zone at the Canal: Keep your toes warm and
        check out the Scotiabank Warming Zone with free hot chocolate,
        coffee, mini doughnuts and poutine from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
        NHL Alumni will be on site to sign autographs and have their
        photos taken from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    --  Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest:  Host Ron MacLean will check in
        with Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebrations across Canada
        including in St. John's, NL where more than 150 young girls
        will be coached by Olympic Gold Medalists and Canadian Women's
        Hockey elite players Sami Jo Small and Tessa Bonhomme. The
        girls will receive training on and off the ice as well as
        advice from their coaches on how hard work, dedication and
        determination can help them reach their goals. The girls'
        training is on Saturday, February 9 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. at
        the Mile One Centre in St.John's.

Hockey Legends Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier, Steve Larmer, Darcy Tucker and 
Cassie Campbell-Pascall are available for media interviews throughout the 
weekend.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, CWHL, Winnipeg 
Jets®, Toronto Maple Leafs®, Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the 
Scotiabank Saddledome, and the Ottawa Senators® whose home arena is 
Scotiabank Place. The Bank also has a partnership with the Montreal 
Canadiens®. Scotiabank has a long tradition of supporting hockey in Canada 
from local teams and minor hockey associations to professional players and 
leagues.Across Canadian communities from coast to coast, Scotiabank's 
Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to more than 3,700 minor 
hockey teams and leagues. To find out more about Scotiabank's hockey programs, 
please visit www.facebook.com/scotiahockeyclub.

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and 
work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, 
'Bright Future'. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian 
corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, 
Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $47 million annually to 
community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us 
at www.scotiabank.com.

Sheena Findlay Scotiabank Media Communications 647-628-3501 
Sheena.findlay@scotiabank.com

SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

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