NEW YORK / TORONTO -- The National Hockey League®, in conjunction with the Calgary Flames® and Tourism Calgary, will hold the 2015 Molson Canadian NHL Face-Off™, the official NHL season-opening celebration, on Oct. 7 at the historic Fort Calgary in Alberta. The free hockey and music festival will occupy more than 300,000 square feet of Fort Calgary and culminate with a live viewing party featuring the Flames' home opener against the Vancouver Canucks® (8 p.m. MT/10 p.m. ET on Sportsnet, TVA2).
"Celebrating the start of a new season with the greatest hockey fans is what the Molson Canadian NHL Face-Off is all about," said Brian Jennings, NHL EVP and Chief Marketing Officer. "The atmosphere at this event leading up to puck drop is incredible – you can feel the energy in the air. Fans are excited for a new season to launch and so are we."