Tuesday, February 3, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – Halifax hockey fans of all ages will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the world’s most recognizable symbol of hockey greatness later this month during Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada.
The Stanley Cup®, a much sought after, revered icon imprinted with the names of many of the best professional hockey players in history, will be on display in several Halifax locations from February 12-15 as follows:
Skate with the Cup (Free Event) - A once in a lifetime opportunity to feel like a Stanley Cup® champion, and skate with the Cup! Free coffee and hot chocolate available while supplies last.
The Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor Street, Halifax
Thursday, February 12, 7 – 9 a.m.
Celebrity Luncheon (Ticketed Event)
The Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Road, Halifax
Friday, February 13, 12 – 2 p.m.
Halifax Central Library (Free Event) – Another great reason to visit the new Central Library; catch a glimpse and take your picture with the Stanley Cup®!
Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall
5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax
Friday, February 13, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Live Broadcast from the Emera Oval (Free Event)
Emera Oval, corner of North Park Street and Cogswell Street, Halifax
Saturday, February 14, 1 – 4 p.m.
Rogers Hometown Hockey (Free Event)
Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway, Cole Harbour
Sunday, February 15, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For complete details on all 2015 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada and Rogers Hometown Hockey events, visit www.halifax.ca/hockeyday.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is a nationally televised event, produced by Rogers Communications. Each year a host city is selected from a number of applicants. The 2015 event will be hosted in Halifax, N.S.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada’s 15th annual celebration continues an important Canadian tradition. Previous host locations include: Lloydminster, Alta./Sask. (2014); Peterborough, Ont. (2013); Prince Edward Island (2012); Whitehorse, Yukon (2011); Stratford, Ont. (2010); Campbellton, N.B. (2009); Winkler, Man. (2008); Nelson, B.C. (2007); Stephenville, N.L., (2006); Shaunavon, Sask. (2004); Iqualuit, Nunavut (2003); Windsor, N.S. (2002); Red Deer, Alta. (2001); and Toronto, Ont. (2000).
Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, CWHL, Vancouver Canucks®, Winnipeg Jets®, Toronto Maple Leafs®, Ottawa Senators®, Edmonton Oilers® and the Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the Scotiabank Saddledome. 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 coast to coast, Scotiabank’s Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to over 5,000 minor hockey teams. To find out more about Scotiabank’s hockey programs, please visit www.scotiabank.com/the5thseason.
The Halifax Regional Municipality is the government for the largest municipality in Atlantic Canada, delivering programs and services to more than 413,700 residents across 200 communities and neighbourhoods. Halifax boasts the friendliness of a small town with the amenities, culture and opportunities of a modern urban centre. As home to some of the brightest minds and best educational institutions in the world, Halifax is forward thinking, resilient and resourceful, with a reputation as an energetic, caring community that embraces creativity and innovation.
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