News Release - Rogers Hometown Hockey Coming to Moose Jaw
Rogers Hometown Hockey Coming to Moose Jaw
MOOSE JAW - Moose Jaw – Mayor Deb Higgins, along with representatives from the Moose Jaw Minor Hockey Association and Tourism Moose Jaw announced that Moose Jaw will be an official part of the 2017 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour across Canada. The 24-stop tour will arrive in Moose Jaw on January 7 and 8, 2017.
“We are thrilled to have the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour come to Moose Jaw – our community welcomes this event and the opportunity to showcase our city on a national stage,” commented Mayor Higgins.
Each week pf the 2016-2017 NHL season – beginning October 15 in Newmarket, Ontario – the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will visit a different community across the country with a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for all ages, culminating in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday with Ron MacLean hosting live onsite from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio.
“The tour festivities will involve many players from our local Association as well as some fundraising opportunities for us. This is a chance for our young players to meet some hockey legends and help with this community event,” stated Rhona Johnson, Vice President of the Moose Jaw Minor Hockey Association.
The 2016-2017 Tour begins on October 15, 2016 in Newmarket, Ontario and concludes in Hamilton, Ontario on April 9, 2017. Moose Jaw and Lloydminster are the only Saskatchewan tour stops this NHL season.
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