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Rogers Hometown Hockey

Ron MacLean and Tara Slone

Rogers Hometown Hockey

Location:
Civic Plaza, City Hall

Date & Time:
December 9 to December 10, 2017
Noon - 7:00 PM

Saturday, December 9
12pm - 6pm

Sunday, December 10
12pm - 7pm

Contact:

specialevents@surrey.ca

Category:
Kids and Family Recreation and Sport Youth

Community:
City Centre

Cost:
Free

Website:
Hometown Hockey

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge is headed to Surrey for a celebration of hockey on December 9 and 10. The weekend will feature broadcast hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Kirk McLean and Dave Babych, live local entertainment and engaging activities for the whole family.

The two-day hockey festival begins on Saturday, December 9 at noon at Surrey City Hall Plaza, and will conclude Sunday evening following the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party. The afternoon’s broadcast kicks off with a special pre-game show hosted live on site by MacLean and Slone from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio beginning at 3:30pm on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW, followed by a showdown between the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs.

Festival Details

The free hockey-themed weekend will feature games, prize giveaways, fun activities, and live local entertainment for the whole family, including:

  • Rogers Fan Hub: helping fans be fans, the Fan Hub features innovative and interactive experiences, showcasing virtual autographs from NHL stars, a hockey-themed Zamboni video game and autograph signings with NHL alumni Kirk McLean, to unite fans in their passion for the game. In addition, fans are treated to free hot chocolate on site.
  • GamePlus: where if you are a Rogers customer you can come to the GamePlus desk in the Rogers Fan Hub and redeem exclusive experiences such as meet-and-greets with NHL alumni, autographed merchandise and tours of our Sportsnet Mobile Studio.
  • Sportsnet Augmented Reality Photo Booth: where fans have the chance to get close to their favorite players through augmented reality technology. Fans can take photos with virtual images of NHL stars, and have the photo emailed directly to their device for social sharing.
  • The Hockey Circus Show: where attendees can see Paz our world-renowned hockey acrobat! Paz juggles everything from pucks to flaming hockey sticks all while standing on top of a net. It is an experience that the family will never forget.
  • Scotiabank Community Locker Room: which is a family-friendly space to engage hockey fans, celebrate the game, and interact with NHL alumni, such as Dave Babych. Scotiabank will also be donating $15,000 to minor hockey associations in the community.
  • Dodge Family Zone: features the famous Stow ’n Go Challenge, a hockey-themed obstacle course. Also, fans have the opportunity to enter a contest to win $5,000 for their local minor hockey association and a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica for their family. All contest entrants will receive a co-branded Dodge and Rogers Hometown Hockey retro toque.
  • Tim Hortons Ball Hockey Rink: presented by Sportsnet features pick-up games for the community, including local Timbits Hockey players.
  • Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: where fans can enjoy a free slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria pizza fresh out of the oven, and play the Find Giuseppe Match Game to win a rooftop experience and other great prizes.
  • Playmobil Kids Zone: where fans have the chance to face off against friends and family with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Arena and its lineup of NHL figures. In the zone, fans will also be able to enter to win a new NHL playset.
  • OK Tire Zamboni Pit Stop: features a pit-crew-like experience where fans have the opportunity to test their tire-hanging skills on a replica Zamboni.
  • Live Local Entertainment: Live music featured throughout the weekend.

Rogers Hometown Hockey Event and Broadcast Details

Location: City Hall Plaza – 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey

Time:

  • Saturday, December 9 – Festival open from noon to 6pm
  • Sunday, December 10 – Festival opens at noon and runs through the end of the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party

Broadcast:

  • Special Guests – Owen Hopkins, Dave Babych, Rick Hansen, Brenden Dillon, Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi Broadcast Team
  • Game Matchup – Edmonton Oilers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, 3:30pm (Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW, Rogers NHL LIVE)
  • Features
    • Jujhar Khaira: Edmonton Oilers’ forward Jujhar Khaira shares the story of his hockey upbringing in Surrey.
    • Brenden Dillon: San Jose Sharks’ defenseman Brenden Dillon talks about Surrey and his connection to the HEROS program. HEROS helps at-risk youth by connecting them with mentors through the game of hockey.
    • My Hometown Must: Tara Slone takes Bollywood dance lessons in downtown Surrey.

Schedule

Saturday, December 9

Time Location Event
12:00pm Main Stage Live Music: Mike Edel
12:00pm Scotiabank Tent Autograph Signing with Dave Babych
12:00pm Autograph Tent Autograph Signing with Kirk McLean
12:45pm Main Stage Scotiabank Legacy Cheque Presentation
1:00pm On-Site The Hockey Circus Show
1:45pm Main Stage Rogers Hometown Hockey Trivia
2:00pm Main Stage Scotiabank Hotstove with Tara Slone featuring Kirk McLean and Dave Babych
2:30pm Main Stage Rogers Hometown Hockey Trivia
3:00pm Main Stage Live Music: Mike Edel
3:30pm Scotiabank Tent Autograph Signing with Dave Babych
3:45pm Main Stage Playmobil Wordplay
4:00pm Main Stage Rogers Hometown Hockey Trivia
4:00pm Autograph Tent Autograph Signing with Kirk McLean
4:15pm On-Site The Hockey Circus Show
5:15pm Main Stage Dr. Oetker Find Giuseppe
5:30pm Main Stage Rogers Hometown Hockey Trivia
6:15pm Main Stage Live Music: Mike Edel

Sunday, December 10

Time Location Event
12:00pm Main Stage Live Music: Chris Buck Band
12:00pm Scotiabank Tent Autograph Signing with Dave Babych
12:30pm Autograph Tent Autograph Signing with Kirk McLean
12:45pm Main Stage Thank You Presentation to the City of Surrey
1:00pm Rogers Fan Hub Autograph Signing with Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi Edition featuring Harnarayan Singh, Randip Janda, Bhupinder Hundal & Harpreet Pandher
1:00pm Main Stage Dodge Family Face-Off
1:15pm Main Stage Playmobil Wordplay
1:30pm On-Site The Hockey Circus Show
2:15pm Main Stage Live Music: Chris Buck Band
2:30pm Autograph Tent Autograph Signing with Kirk McLean
2:45pm Main Stage Dr. Oetker Find Giuseppe
3:00pm On-Site Parade of Champions
3:30pm Broadcast Studio Rogers Hometown Hockey Live Pre-Game Show with Ron MacLean and Tara Slone
4:00pm Autograph Tent Autograph Signing with Kirk McLean
4:00pm Broadcast Studio Rogers Hometown Hockey Game: Edmonton Oilers @ Toronto Maple Leafs

*Event times shown are subject to change without notice

Rogers Hometown Hockey Contest

All season long, fans can tune in to the Sunday night broadcast on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW for a chance to win weekly prizes through the Rogers Hometown Hockey Contest. Join the conversation by using each week’s unique hashtag to tweet @Rogers to automatically be entered for a chance to win a number of prizes, including a trip to the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs. The contest runs during every Sunday broadcast through to the final Rogers Hometown Hockey of the season on Sunday, April 1 from Montreal.

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