Swift Current Set to Host Hockey Day in Canada
The 19th edition of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada will take place in Swift Current on February 9, 2019, bringing Canada's biggest single day hockey celebration to Saskatchewan for the third time.
Canada’s annual hockey tradition gets underway on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 as Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada will host an opening event to get the celebrations started. The four-day hockey festival will showcase community and family-friendly hockey events for all ages, all leading into the main event – the 12.5-hour broadcast on Sportsnet. Ron MacLean returns as host, with Don Cherry also on-site for Coach's Corner.
As part of the festivities, the event will honour Swift Current's 30-year anniversary of their 1989 Memorial Cup victory against Saskatoon, with a celebratory alumni game. Swift Current Broncos alumnus Bryan Trottier is expected to be on hand as well as other WHL alumni including Wendel Clark, Lanny McDonald and Darcy Tucker. As a backdrop to the broadcast on February 9, the current Swift Current Broncos will take on the Saskatoon Blades in a regular season WHL game. More details around the celebration and broadcast schedule will be announced in the coming months.
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