October 31, 2013, Vancouver, B.C. (ISN) – The Vancouver Canucks are encouraging fans to be in their seats no later than 3:45 pm on Saturday to watch Pavel Bure’s jersey retirement ceremony. Doors at Rogers Arena will open to the public at 2:30 pm and the ceremony will commence at 4:00 pm. Puck drop is scheduled for 4:20 pm.
For fans unable to attend the game, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada will air the retirement ceremony without interruption. The ceremony will take place prior to the Canucks-Toronto Maple Leafs game and will feature a video tribute to Bure as well as appearances from former teammates, coaches and friends of the iconic Canucks forward.
On November 1st, fans are encouraged to visit Canucks.com for a live interview with Pavel at 2:00 pm. It will be an opportunity for fans to see and hear from the guest of honour as Pavel Bure speaks to his emotions, memories and anticipation on the eve of his retirement ceremony. Other notable guests will make appearances to reminisce and relive some of Bure’s most significant moments.