This November 13-15, NHL Alumni will take to the ice at Planet Ice Delta once again as part of Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s in support of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. They will be joined by participants, who are fundraising to help put Alzheimer’s on ice. The three-day event is the ultimate hockey experience with the goal of raising as much money as possible to support the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Vancouver, B.C. – Trevor Linden will join NHL Alumni Players including Mark Napier, Garry Monahan and Cliff Ronning on November 14 at the Vancouver Convention Centre for the Gordie Howe & Friends Lunch to launch the Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s Tournament. The co-ed, three day Tournament will see local players play alongside and face-off against their favorite NHL Alumni as they raise funds to support the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
On September 20 – the eve of World Alzheimer’s Day – the Alzheimer Society of B.C. will kick off the countdown to the Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s tournament at the first Vancouver Giants game of the season. At 5 p.m. NHL alum Cliff Ronning and Alzheimer Society of B.C. CEO Maria Howard will deliver a pre-game briefing at the River Rock Lounge at the Pacific Coliseum in Hastings Park.
Gordie Howe launches the 2013 Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s tournament alongside Alzheimer’s Advocate Jim Mann at the Gordie Howe & Friends Luncheon tomorrow. CTV sportscaster Jason Pires will emcee the Vancouver Convention Centre event and guests will also hear from Team1040’s Dave Tomlinson, who will host a Hot Stove with Marty McSorley, Mark Napier and Garth Butcher.
NHL Alumni gather at Canlan Ice Sports North Shore November 16 and 17 to face-off with local players for the 2013 Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s tournament. Teams are raising $25,000 or more to support 70,000 British Columbians impacted by dementia. When the puck drops, locals play with and against hockey greats Fleury, McSorley, Napier and others to help put Alzheimer’s on ice!