Habs Alumni Team Will Play a Team of Local Legends, to Raise Funds for New Indoor Turf at the Keystone Centre
EMBARGO: September 11, 2017 – Earlier today Keystone Centre announced the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour, presented by Canadian Tire, will be coming to Brandon, Manitoba to participate in a charity hockey game on November 30, 2017 against a Local Team made up of Wheat King Alumni, BU Hockey Alumni and other local hockey fanatics and legends.
The game will take place at Westman Communications Group Place and tickets will go on sale this Wednesday, September 13 for $20, $30, and $95 for VIP tickets, which include a pre-game meal at Hockey House and meet & greet with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team. There will also be a Family 4-Pack. Tickets are available at tickets.keystonecentre.com, by calling (204) 726-3555 or in person at the Keystone Box Office.
In addition, super fans can purchase a chance to share the ice with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni with spots as referees, linesmen and assistant coach with the Habs through the Keystone office at (204) 726-3503. All funds raised will go towards the purchase of new indoor turf for use at the Keystone Centre, year-round*. (*space permitting)
“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni to bring this unique event to Westman,” said Jeff Schumacher, general manager, Keystone Centre. “It’s going to be an exciting event at Westman Place on November 30th with incredible alumni both locally and from the legendary Habs team. There are also a number of opportunities for fans to share the ice with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni as we are looking for referees, linesmen, an assistant coach and more, anyone interested can contact our office.”
The full roster representing the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team includes, so far: Richard Sevigny, Patrice Brisebois, Gaston Gingras, Keith Acton, Jesse Belanger, Normand Dupont, Jocelyn Lemieux, Oleg Petrov, Stephane Richer, and Steve Shutt as honorary coach. There is one player yet to be announced for the line-up as is still being finalized.
“The Montreal Canadiens Alumni team is composed of some of the Habs’ most loved players over the years,” says Brian Da Silva, Montreal Canadiens Alumni.
Local sponsors of this event so far include: Canad Inns, Gem Services, Webber Printing, Qdoba. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available through the Keystone Centre office.