FEATURE GAMES ANNOUNCED FOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY OUTDOOR SERIES
WINNIPEG, MB- Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce first five feature games of the 100th Anniversary Outdoor Series presented by Scotiabank. Hockey Manitoba will host five games held December 17, 18, and 20 with local elite teams in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary and to highlight the upcoming province-wide Outdoor Series taking place onFebruary 15, 2015. The feature games will all be held at Red River Community Centre located at 299 Murray Avenue in Winnipeg.
100th Anniversary Outdoor Series – Feature Game Schedule:
Dec 17 – 6:00 PM Female Midget AAA/Prep – Winnipeg Avros vs Balmoral Hall Blazers
Dec 17 – 8:00 PM Female Prep – Shaftsbury Titans vs St. Mary’s Flames
Dec 18 – 6:00 PM Bantam 1 AAA – Winnipeg Hawks vs Winnipeg Sharks
Dec 18 – 8:00 PM Bantam 1 AAA – Winnipeg Warriors vs Winnipeg Monarchs
Dec 20 – 2:00 PM MMJHL* – Seven Oaks Raider vs River East Royal Knights *Regular season league game
Teams in the feature games will compete outdoors wearing CCM 100th Anniversary commemorative jerseys provided by Hockey Manitoba. Each game score will also be tallied into the Outdoor Series Black vs Gold game, with scores from all Outdoor Series feature games and province-wide games on February 15th being collectively totalled to determine if Team Black or Team Gold will win the 100th Anniversary Outdoor Series presented by Scotiabank.
Host or teams still looking to participate 100th Anniversary Outdoor Series on February 15, 2015 have until December 14 to register. Hockey Manitoba will coordinate a major social media campaign with hosts and teams throughout the day to ensure the world knows about the historic celebration taking place in the province. Hosts will arrange various special events around the Outdoor Series to add to the excitement and enjoyment for coaches, players, parents, and local fans of the game. Hosts will be provided fundraising opportunities through sales of special edition 100th Anniversary apparel such as commemorative jerseys, tuques, cardigans, and t-shirts. Hosts may also celebrate local celebrities and hockey volunteers, along with social gatherings, music, and fun prize draws. For further information about the 100th Anniversary Outdoor Series presented by Scotiabank, including online registration forms for hosts and teams, please visitwww.hockeymanitoba.ca/100.
Hockey Manitoba recognizes Scotiabank as Premier Partner of the 100th Anniversary. Hockey Manitoba also recognizes key partners of the Hockey Manitoba 100th Anniversary; TSN 1290, Winnipeg Free Press, Esdale Printing, Manitoba Chamber of Commerce, Manitoba Pork Council, MTS, Hockey Canada, Sport Manitoba, Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club and Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation. Visit www.hockeymanitoba.ca for current news, information & events or connect with Hockey Manitoba on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.