Rogers Hometown Hockey

Event Date: 11/16/2019 12:00 pm - 11/17/2019 10:55 pm
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Contact Email Ember.Kutcher@dauphin.ca
Website http://www.hometownhockey.com
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TORONTO (October 31, 2019)RogersTM Hometown HockeyTM Tour presented by Scotiabank and Hyundai is heading to Dauphin, MB on November 16 and 17 to celebrate more of the game that brings us together. Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will be on site for the festivities, which include meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Colton Orr and Butch Goring, and CWHL alumni Brigette Lacquette, live local entertainment, and the live Sportsnet NHL broadcast.

 

The two-day hockey festival begins on Saturday, November 16at Noon CDT at 1st Avenue NW (in front of CN Station), and will conclude on Sunday evening following the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party. The evening’s broadcast gets underway with a special pre-game show hosted by MacLean and Slone live from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio beginning at 6:30 p.m. CDT, followed by a showdown between the Calgary Flames and Vegas Golden Knights, on Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW and NHL LIVE.

 

Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival Details:

 

The free hockey-themed weekend features games, prize giveaways, fun activities, and live local entertainment for the whole family, including:

 

  • Rogers Fan Hub: Celebrate more of the game that brings us together with fun and interactive hockey experiences. Fill out your Fan Profile for a chance to win exclusive Rogers Moments, enjoy autograph signings with NHL alumni Colton Orr andButch Goring, test your stickhandling with the Infinite Dangles challenge, and grab some free popcorn!
  • Sportsnet Shooting Accuracy Game: Fans race against the clock to snipe as many targets as possible before time runs out! A digital scoreboard tracks the best scores from the day, and from the other Tour stops across the country. Players of all ages can show off their hockey skills and see how they match up to NHL stars and alumni with fantastic prizes to be won!
  • Steve Goodtime Rockin’ Hockey Show: Come see Steve Goodtime, our world-renowned hockey acrobat! Steve performs his incredible family-friendly rock n’ roll hockey show packed with fire, juggling, stunts, and guitar solos. The event will be rocked!
  • Scotiabank Community Hockey Rink: A family-friendly outdoor hockey space designed to engage hockey fans who can interact with CWHL alumni Brigette Lacquette and celebrate the game. Scotiabank will also be donating $15,000 in support of kids’ community hockey at each tour stop this season.
  • Hyundai Drives Hockey: Hyundai displays on festival grounds will feature games and challenges for kids and parents alike. Opportunities to test-drive and interact with the entire range of five Hyundai SUVs will demonstrate how Hyundai is made for those who drive hockey. Fans will have the chance to win on-site giveaways, weekend prizes as well as an overall grand prize for the season.
  • Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: Fans can enjoy a complimentary slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria pizza fresh out of the oven, and learn more about the Find Giuseppe contest with many great prizes to be won!
  • Playmobil Kids Zone: Fans have the chance to face off against friends and family with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Arena and its lineup of NHL figures. In the zone, fans will also be able to enter to win an NHL playset.
  • Sobeys Community Barbeque: Sobeys is proud to support the Community Barbeque through a food donation. All funds raised this weekend will go towards supporting the Dauphin Minor Hockey Association.
  • Live Local Entertainment: Live music featured throughout the weekend beginning with Riley Michaels performing on Saturday followed by Jessica Wilson on Sunday.

 

Rogers Hometown Hockey Event and Broadcast Details

Location:

  • 1st Avenue NW (in front of CN Station)

Time:

  • Saturday, November 16 – Festival open from Noon to 6 p.m. CDT.
  • Sunday, November 17 – Festival opens at Noon CDT and runs through the end of the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party.

Broadcast:

  • Special Guests:
    • NHL alumni Butch Goring and Colton Orr
    • Brigette Lacquette - born in Dauphin, Lacquette is the first First Nations woman to play for the Canadian women's Olympic hockey team.
  • Game Matchup:
    • Calgary Flames vs. Vegas Golden Knights, 6:30 p.m. CDT (Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW, NHL LIVE)
  • Features:
    • Sobeys Home Team Heroes: Barry Trotz might be the most celebrated name from Dauphin. From skating outdoors, to playing in the Dauphin Minor Hockey Association, to finishing his junior career as the captain of the Avanet Cup winning Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League, Trotz left his mark in hockey all over town. This is also where he got his start as a head coach, taking over the Kings at age 23 in 1985, making just $1,000 a month while living with his parents and selling suits on the side. These hometown moments have helped shape Trotz as a Stanley Cup champion, a Jack Adams Award winner, and one of the most successful head coaches in NHL history.
    • My Hometown Must:Slone immerses herself in local Ukrainian culture by learning new moves with the Zirka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and the Riding and Dancing Cossaks.

 

Social Media Links

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Follow Rogers Hometown Hockey on Twitter @HometownHockey_

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Official website, Sportsnet sportsnet.ca

Like Sportsnet Facebook.com/Sportsnet

Follow Sportsnet on Twitter @Sportsnet

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Follow Ron MacLean @RonMacLeanHTH

Follow Tara Slone @TaraSlone

 

About the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Hyundai

The Rogers Hometown HockeyTourrolls into 25 communities across Canada this season with a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for all ages. The weekend culminates in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW, with Ron MacLean and Tara Slone hosting live on site from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio. For more information on the tour, please follow Rogers Hometown Hockey on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram.

 

About Sportsnet

Sportsnet is Canada’s #1 sports media brand.  Uniting Canadians through sport, Sportsnet’s multimedia offerings include Sportsnet (consisting of 4 regional channels: East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet World, the Sportsnet Radio Network, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet NOW, the Sportsnet app, and podcasts.  Sportsnet is the official Canadian NHL national multiplatform rights holder, and is the regional broadcaster for the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Toronto Maple Leafs.  Sportsnet also has extensive coverage of the Blue Jays, as well as NBA, MLB, Grand Slam of Curling, Rogers Cup, CHL, WWE, IndyCar, and FA Cup.  Sportsnet is part of Rogers Media, which is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc.  (TSX, NYSE: RCI).  Visit Sportsnet.ca.

 

About Rogers

Rogers is a proud Canadian company dedicated to making more possible for Canadians each and every day. Our founder, Ted Rogers, purchased his first radio station, CHFI, in 1960. We have grown to become a leading technology and media company that strives to provide the very best in wireless, residential, and media to Canadians and Canadian businesses. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). If you want to find out more about us, visit about.rogers.com.

  • 1st Avenue NW Dauphin MB (in front of CN Station)

  • Saturday, November 16 – Festival open from Noon to 6 p.m. CDT.
  • Sunday, November 17 – Festival opens at Noon CDT and runs through the end of the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party.

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Ember Kutcher Ember.Kutcher@dauphin.ca