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Rogers Hometown Hockey | Kingston Ontario



The weekend of December 20 & 21, the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour stopped in the city of Kingston, Ontario for a fun packed outdoor hockey festival filled with free activities for all ages. This was a national campaign from Scotiabank proposing that Canada actually has five seasons – spring, summer, winter, fall and hockey season.

Fun right?! Oui oui!


Home to NHL Alumni Doug Gilmour - this was an event not to be missed as great prizes and giveaways were won from Xbox, Samsung, McDonald’s and the Toronto Maple Leafs, local bands were enjoyed and hockey fun was had all around.

With 25 different communities to be visited across Canada, the city of Kingston was joined by Sportsnet Central hosts Ken Reid and Evanka Osmak, NHL Alumni Doug Gilmour and Wendel Clark for autograph sessions, and of course Don Cherry. The highlight of the event was an outdoor viewing party watching Ron MacLean host a live broadcast of the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks NHL game from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio on Sunday night.

Perfect for families, couples and children - be sure to visit your local Rogers Hometown Hockey community event!

Day 1:

{Get your picture taken and put on a puck at the Samsung booth}

{Bands took the stage throughout the weekend keeping folks entertained}

{Warm up those cold hands with free hot chocolate inside the Warming Lodge}

{The Kids Zone was the warmest of them all - free popcorn, games and seating area was available}

{Snapped a photo with none other than Wendel Clark - retired Toronto Maple Leafs player which was printed right on site and could also be found on Twitter using #The5thSeason fora digital copy}

Day 2

{McDonalds was giving away beverages throughout the entire event at their mobile truck and had a ball hockey rink set up as well}

{So much local support in downtown Kingston}

{Even the Cheerleaders from Ram Sens Brigade were present promoting the Ottawa Senators. Right beside was a Beavertail truck, can you say yummy!}

{Go Sens Go!}

{The Memorial Cup}

{It was a good thing I wasn't skating - not a pretty sight to see}

{Springer Market Square}

{Ron MacLean and Don Cherry doing live broadcast from Springer Market Square}

Next Stops for Rogers Hometown Hockey:

December 20 & 21 - Kingston, Ontario
December 27 & 28 - Peterborough, Ontario
January 2 & 4 - Owen Sound, Ontario 
January 10 & 11- Moncton, New Brunswick
January 17 & 18 - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
January 31 & February 1- Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec
February 7 & 8 - St. John's, Newfoundland
February 15 - Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
February 21 & 22 - Boischatel, Quebec
February 28 & March 1 - Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
March 7 & 8 - Thompson, Manitoba
March 14 & 15 - Regina, Saskatchewan 
March 21 & 22 - Prince George, British Colombia
March 28 & 29 - Lethbridge, Alberta 
April 4 & 5 - Kanata, Ontario

For more information and full schedule, visit www.hometownhockey.com
Rosalyn Gambhir
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