Press Release: Kamloops, BC to Host 2016 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada

Sportsnet (logo via Wikimedia)

Sportsnet (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (June 10, 2015) Canada’s annual hockey tradition returns to breathtaking British Columbia as Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is set to celebrate the country’s favourite pastime from ‘Canada’s Tournament Capital’ – Kamloops.

Scotiabank and Sportsnet bring the 16th edition of the celebrated hockey event to Canadians on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Ron MacLean will host the festivities live from Kamloops throughout the 13-hour national broadcast, featuring all seven Canadian NHL teams in action.

“Hockey is part of the Canadian DNA and we’re proud to support over 5,000 hockey teams in communities across the country, including 86 teams here in Kamloops,” said Scotiabank’s Winnie Leong, Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Region. “Kamloops is a vibrant setting to host our nation’s biggest celebration of the sport that we all love, and Scotiabank is excited to be a part of it.”

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