Vancouver, B.C. – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that pre-season tickets for the 2010.11 season will go on sale Friday, September 3rd at 10:00 a.m. for home games versus the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks. Tickets will be available on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca/canucks
The Canucks pre-season home opener will begin at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 versus Northwest Division rival, the Calgary Flames, and will provide fans a first look at the 2010.11 edition of the Canucks as they prepare to begin their 40th season celebration. Additionally, throughout the pre-season, fans in attendance will have the opportunity to meet a select number of Canucks prospects at an autograph signing session inside Rogers Arena between 6:00 and 6:45 PM each pre-season game night.
The Vancouver Canucks 40th Anniversary is a season-long celebration honouring the most significant Canucks and events since the inception of the team. To kick off the celebration, the Vancouver Canucks will be hosting two themed nights in the pre-season. September 21st will mark “70’s night” and September 22nd will be “80’s night.” Each night a band will play music from each respective decade and the best dressed 70’s and 80’s fan will win a pair of tickets to the Home Opener on Saturday, October 9th. More information on each night will be available on Canucks.com closer to the date.
The Vancouver Canucks are proud to partner with the following game night sponsors for the 2010.11 pre-season:
- Tue, Sep 21 vs Calgary – RED FM Night
- Wed, Sep 22 vs Edmonton – Vancouver Sun Raise-A-Reader Night
- Sat, Sep 25 vs Anaheim –Cineplex QM/FM Family Night
- Tue, Sep 28 vs San Jose – Student Rush Night presented by Charter Bus Lines
The Canucks eight game pre-season schedule is listed below. All four Canucks home pre-season games will begin at 7:00 p.m.
2010-2011 PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE
|DATE ||OPPONENT ||SITE ||TIME PT |
|*Tues. Sept. 21 ||Calgary ||Rogers Arena ||7:00 PM |
|*Tues. Sept. 21 ||Calgary ||Saddledome ||6:00 PM |
|Wed. Sept. 22 ||Edmonton ||Rogers Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Sat. Sept. 25 ||Anaheim ||Rogers Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Sun. Sept. 26 ||Edmonton ||Rexall Place ||5:00 PM |
|Tues. Sept. 28 ||San Jose ||Rogers Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Wed. Sept. 29 ||San Jose ||HP Pavilion ||7:30 PM |
|Fri. Oct. 1 ||Anaheim ||Honda Center ||7:00 PM |
*Split squad to play in Calgary and at home in Vancouver Sept. 21
VANCOUVER CANUCKS 40th ANNIVERSARY
The Vancouver Canucks 40th Anniversary, presented by Chevrolet, HSBC Bank Canada, Playnow.com and Save-On-Foods, is a season long celebration that will honour the most significant Canucks and events since the inception of the team. During the 2010.11 season, the Vancouver Canucks will wear its original sweater for five games, launch the Ring of Honour to forever immortalize the franchise’s heroes in a permanent display inside of Rogers Arena, unveil ‘40 Stories-40 Nights’ celebrating an impactful Canucks memory for each home game and retire Markus Naslund’s number 19 to the rafters of Rogers Arena for only the third time in club history.