The NHL is coming to Greater Sudbury to take on local doctors in a battle on the ice this weekend.
The Vale presents: NHL vs Docs game will take place on Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. at the Sudbury Community Arena. Tickets are $22 with all proceeds going towards NEO Kids Foundation.
Before the game, NHL players will be available for an autograph signing session at 12 p.m. while attendees enjoy a barbecue and activities beginning at 11:30 a.m. outside the main entrance at the Sudbury Arena. Doors open at 1 p.m.
During the game one lucky fan will have the chance to “Shoot to Win” a BMW courtesy of Palladino Auto Group. Purchase a “Chuck a NEO Kids plane” for your chance to win a private meet and greet in the NHL change room following the game and more.
The game will consists of two 15 minute periods followed by a 20 minute NHL vs NHL period.
Here's a list of participants:
- NHL players: Nick Foligno, Marcus Foligno, John Tavares, Marc Staal, Seth Jones, Matt Duchene, Cam Atkinson, Boone Jenner, Josh Anderson, Brandon Dubinsky, Pierre Luc Dubois, Scott Harrington, Anthony Duclair, Tyler Bertuzzi, and Damien Giroux.
- Guest NHL coaches: Mike Foligno, Derek Mackenzie, Cory Stillman, Andrew Brunette, and Joe Bowen.
- Guest Letterkenny coaches: Andrew Herr (Jonesy), Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nate Dales (Daryl), Dylan Playfair (Reilly), Evan Stern (Roald), Tyler Johnston (Stewart).
- Physicians: Dr. Christopher Trebb, Dr. Steve Morris, Dr. Andre Michon, Dr. Sean Murray, Dr. Ryan DeMarchi, Dr. Ryan Hodgins, Dr. Jason Prpic, Dr. Rob Pineau, Dr. Paul Gibb, Dr. Ian Symington and Dr. Chris Bourdon.