2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic to feature salute to Women’s Team

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February 27, 2014, VANCOUVER, B.C. (ISN) – The 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ game between the Vancouver Canucks™ and Ottawa Senators™ at BC Place on Sunday, March 2 (1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m. ET on CBC and RDS in Canada; NBCSN in the U.S.) will feature a salute to Canada’s 2014 Olympic gold medal-winning National Women’s Team.

Team captain Caroline Ouellette and teammates Hayley Wickenheiser, Meghan Agosta-Marciano, Laura Fortino, Rebecca Johnston, Meaghan Mikkelson, Lauriane Rougeau, Natalie Spooner and Shannon Szabados will be honoured before the game.

Prior to puck drop at BC Place, Canada’s National Women’s Team players will take part in a Q&A on the main stage and an autograph session at the Molson Beer Garden inside the Canadian Tire NHL Spectator Plaza, the free outdoor hockey and entertainment festival from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

in the parking lot outside the Plaza of Nations.

The pre-game festivities also will include a reunion of the 1993-94 Vancouver Canucks team that captured the hearts of British Columbians and inspired a generation of fans during their run to the Stanley Cup® Final.

Among the former 1993-94 Canucks players and coaches taking part in the 20 th anniversary celebration of the team’s memorable run and magical playoff moments will be Greg Adams, Dave Babych, Jeff Brown, Jose Charbonneau, Geoff Courtnall, Murray Craven, Gerald Diduck, Bret Hedican, Tim Hunter, Nathan LaFayette, Trevor Linden, Jyrki Lumme, John McIntyre, Kirk McLean, Dana Murzyn, Gino Odjick, Cliff Ronning, Stan Smyl (Assistant Coach), Pat O’Neill (Equipment Manager) and Pat Quinn (Head Coach/General Manager).

Tickets to the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ are available online via Ticketmaster.ca/NHL or by telephone at 1-855-985-5000.

The entertainment for the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™,

2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ and 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® is being produced by RK Productions in association with Big Monkey Entertainment.

About the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic

The Vancouver Canucks will host the Ottawa Senators in the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ at BC Place on Sunday, March 2 at 1 p.m. PT.

The game will be broadcast live on CBC and RDS in Canada and on NBCSN in the U.S. SiriusXM Radio will provide live radio coverage. Through the 2014 NHL Tim Hortons Heritage Classic, the Canucks become the first NHL® team to host a game in a retractable-roof facility and just the third Canadian NHL team to host a regular-season game outdoors, following the Edmonton Oilers in 2003 and Calgary Flames in 2011. For more information, please visit:

www.nhl.com/heritageclassic.

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