Owen Sound has unveiled event details for the upcoming Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebration from January 26 to 29, 2022.

The four-day celebration In partnership with Scotiabank and Sportsnet will feature community events, hockey clinics, musical performances, and appearances by NHL® Alumni and the Stanley Cup®. The celebration culminates Saturday, Jan. 29 with a daylong Sportsnet broadcast hosted by Ron MacLean live from Harrison Park. All festivities will be in compliance with local and provincial health and safety protocols.

“We are excited to continue the tradition of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in the storied town of Owen Sound,” said Joel Darling, Executive Producer, NHL on Sportsnet. “As a passionate community rich in hockey history, we at Sportsnet look forward to visiting the beautiful Owen Sound community and celebrating its people and stories on the national broadcast this January.”

The event schedule for the 2022 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebration in Owen Sound includes:

Wednesday, January 26

The festivities begin with the Music of Hockey Day at the historic Roxy Theatre. Hosted by Ron MacLean, the event features Dave Bidini and the Bindi Band, performances from Jake Clemons, Emm Gryner, Stephen Stanley, Sportsnet’s Tara Slone, and NHL alum Bryan Trottier and local artists Tyler Becket and Rob Elder.

Thursday, January 27

School visits and on-ice hockey clinics courtesy of the Toronto Maple Leafs and NHL Alumni.
Following the on-ice clinics, Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman host a live taping of 32 Thoughts: The Podcast from Heartwood Concert Hall
Local fare sourced from Grey and Bruce Counties will be featured at the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Banquet on Thursday evening. The event will be hosted by Sportsnet Central’s Ken Reid and Evanka Osmak and will feature Ron MacLean, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and several NHL Alumni.

Friday, January 28

Friday starts with the NHL Hockey is for Everyone Breakfast with Andrew Ference and the Stanley Cup®, followed by a day filled with on-ice clinics and school visits.
The day caps off with the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Celebrity and Alumni classic featuring NHL and Owen Sound Attack Alumni.

Saturday, January 29

On Saturday morning Harrison Park will come alive as Ron MacLean and Sportsnet kick off the day-long Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada marathon broadcast live from Owen Sound. Headlined by live matchups featuring all seven Canadian NHL teams, the national broadcast will celebrate Owen Sound’s rich cultural landscape, diversity, and love for the game of hockey. Sportsnet will announce complete broadcast details at a later date.

In addition to the national broadcast, fans can partake in a celebration of women’s hockey at the Bayshore Community Centre on Saturday, featuring on-ice clinics and information sessions. The City of Owen Sound will play host to a U Sports women’s hockey game when the Waterloo Warriors take on the Windsor Lancers at 2 p.m. Owen Sound native Dollee Meigs is an Assistant Coach with Waterloo.

To cap Saturday evening off, the Owen Sound Attack will host the Guelph Storm at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre, featuring live pre-game coverage on Sportsnet.

Ticketed events open to the public include

· Music of Hockey Day at the Roxy Theatre;

· NHL Hockey is for Everyone Breakfast with Andrew Ference and the Stanley Cup®;

· Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Celebrity and Alumni Classic;

· Celebrity and Alumni Classic Post-Game Party; and,

· U Sports Women’s Hockey Game: Waterloo Warriors vs. Windsor Lancers.

Commemorative Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada merchandise is also available in limited quantities at the Attack Shack in the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre or online.

A full schedule of events, ticketing, and volunteer information is available at All events are being planned in accordance with provincial and local COVID-19 regulations and in consultation with Public Health.

photo courtesy of Diana Meder, Bounce Radio, who also got Ron's phone number but we didn't ask for that

source: media release, City of Owen Sound



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