November 14, 2013, Edmonton, AB (ISN) – The Edmonton Oil Kings will launch their campaign for the 2013 Teddy Bear Toss presented by the Edmonton SUN, Global Edmonton, SHAW TV and 630 CHED on Sunday, November 17th.
The launch for the game coming up against the Portland Winterhawks Friday, December 6th will include the unveiling of the jerseys that will be worn for this year’s game and auctioned off in support of 630 CHED’s Santas Anonymous. Media are invited to the Ice Palace at West Edmonton Mall for the team’s Season Seat Holder skate where the entire team will be skating with Season Seat Holders and signing autographs for fans at the mall.
Who: Edmonton Oil Kings 2013- 14 Roster
Darryl Porter, Edmonton Oil Kings Vice-President
Jordi Weidman, Edmonton Oil Kings Director, Business Operations
What: Teddy Bear Toss Campaign Launch Press Conference and Media Availability
Where: West Edmonton Mall Ice Palace, 8882 170 St. NW, Edmonton, AB
When: Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Noon
This will be the Oil Kings’ seventh annual Teddy Bear Toss, with the new, donated stuffed animals being given to Santas Anonymous. The night has quickly become the premier night on the Oil Kings calendar, with attendance topping 10,000 in each of the past two years. Last year’s game saw 12,575 fans throw 10,835 bears on to the ice. In total, 27,599 toys have been donated over the six-year history of the event