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Montreal Canadiens Alumni Charity Game Nov 30, 2017

Montreal Canadiens Alumni Coming to Brandon

For Charity Game

Habs Alumni Team Will Play a Team of Local Legends, to Raise Funds for New Indoor Turf at the Keystone Centre

 

September 11, 2017 – Earlier today Keystone Centre announced the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour, presented by Canadian Tire, will be coming to Brandon, Manitoba to participate in a charity hockey game on November 30, 2017 against a Local Team made up of Wheat King Alumni, BU Hockey Alumni and other local hockey fanatics and legends.

 

The game will take place at Westman Communications Group Place and tickets will go on sale this Wednesday, September 13 for $20, $30, and $95 for VIP tickets, which include a pre-game meal at Hockey House and meet & greet with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team. There will also be a Family 4-Pack, courtesy of….  Tickets are available at tickets.keystonecentre.com, by calling (204) 726-3555 or in person at the Keystone Box Office.

 

In addition, super fans can purchase a chance to share the ice with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni with spots as referees, linesmen and assistant coach with the Habs through the Keystone office at (204) 726-3503.  All funds raised will go towards the purchase of new indoor turf for use at the Keystone Centre, year-round*. (*space permitting)

 

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni to bring this unique event to Westman,” said Jeff Schumacher, general manager, Keystone Centre. “It’s going to be an exciting event at Westman Place on November 30th with incredible alumni both locally and from the legendary Habs team. There are also a number of opportunities for fans to share the ice with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni as we are looking for referees, linesmen, an assistant coach and more, anyone interested can contact our office.”

 

The full roster of 11 players representing the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team will be announced in October.

 

“The Montreal Canadiens Alumni team is composed of some of the Habs’ most loved players over the years,” says Brian Da Silva, Montreal Canadiens Alumni.

 

Local sponsors of this event include: Canad Inns, Gem Services, Webber Printing, Qdoba,  …. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available through the Keystone Centre office.

 

About the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour

The Monteal Canadiens Alumni team allow younger and older people to meet the players that have made hockey history. We give our fans the chance to relive the best years of hockey all across Canada. Our seasons have expanded to include, the United States and Europe. We have attracted crowds of up to 19,000 spectators for a single game and we expect to bring in a minimum of 100,000 people this year and we owe this to the founder Mr. Marc Verreault who started that team 40 years ago. We play 50 to 60 games a year and last year we raised over

$1 000 000 for different charitable organizations.

 

About the Keystone Centre

Keystone Centre Charitable Number: 118980325RR0001

The mandate of the Keystone Centre is to enhance the lives of Westman residents through providing a safe, family-friendly, multi-functional, full-service facility for use in a wide range of events, meetings, entertainment, agricultural and recreational activities throughout all seasons, accessible to everyone in the community we serve. The Keystone Centre services a trading area of 180,000 people and sees over 1.2 million visitors every year. The Keystone Centre is a significant contributor to the quality of life in Westman and plays a large role in the area of social and economic impact for the community. (A recent study concluded that the Keystone Centre generates more than $62m per year in economic impact through events held in our facility.)

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