Rogers Hometown Hockey: Canada’s Game is coming to Langley City

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Date: 
August 21, 2018

Media Release

Langley City, British Columbia – In celebration of Canada’s national winter sport, Canada’s ultimate touring hockey festival is coming to Langley City. Rogers Hometown Hockey™ commemorates Canada’s deep hockey roots by visiting 25 communities throughout the 2018-19 season, and its 15th stop is downtown Langley City on January 12-13, 2019.

The free family-friendly hockey celebration features two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities for all ages. Running from Saturday through to Sunday evening, the festival culminates with an outdoor viewing party of a national NHL game broadcast hosted live.  The national match up will be Florida @ Vancouver, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT.

Langley City will be featured on Rogers Hometown Hockey, the weekly Sunday broadcast available on Sportsnet, and available to stream on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL LIVE. Live on location, Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will host a pre-game, intermission and post-game show from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio, shining the spotlight on local culture, hockey history and unique stories of Langley City.

“Langley City is beyond excited to have an event like Rogers Hometown Hockey in our community,” said Mayor Ted Schaffer. “Langley City is working to finalize all the details of the event, and will provide more information as it’s available.”

 

About the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour rolls into 25 communities across Canada this season with a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for all ages. The weekend culminates in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW, with Ron MacLean and Tara Slone hosting live on site from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio. For more information on the tour, please follow Rogers Hometown Hockey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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Media Contacts:

Samantha Paulson
Communications Officer
City of Langley
604.514.2823
spaulson@langleycity.ca