Hometown Hockey coming to Burlington Oct 26/28, News (BLOMHA)

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Hometown Hockey coming to Burlington Oct 26/28
Submitted By Kristen Cleary on Monday, September 17, 2018
Exciting news...

Rogers Hometown Hockey is coming to Downtown Burlington in front of City Hall.

The hockey festival hosted by Ron MacLean and Tara Slone on Sportsnet will be making its stop in the city Oct. 27-28. The free two-day celebration of hockey will feature two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities. The weekend activities wraps up with an outdoor viewing party of the NHL game between the Ottawa Senators and the Vegas Golden Knights.

Now in its fifth season, Hometown Hockey features the community it visits during its Sunday NHL broadcast on Sportsnet ONE and Sportsnet 360, highlighting local culture, hockey history and unique stories.

Players are asked to come out in their uniforms during the weekend with a Cougar game Friday night at Appleby Arena. The parade is Sunday evening downtown 7:30pm, bring your teams and signs as we will be part of a live broadcast. Rep/Select teams should wear their Red Jerseys.

There are opportunities for teams to play ball hockey on Saturday 3:30pm-5:30pm and Sunday 4:30pm-7:00pm. Get your opponent and contact the office to play a game. We need teams to volunteer to hand out popcorn/pizza during the weekend. Teams to help clean up late Sunday night.

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