VANCOUVER, B.C. –
The Vancouver Canucks announced today that they will unveil their new home and away sweaters to their fans and media on Wednesday, August 29th at General Motors Place.
Canucks fans are encouraged to join their favourite team for a tailgate party prior to the sweater launch at 12:30 pm. The tailgate party which begins at 11:30 am on the South Plaza will include free hot dogs provided by Grimm’s and Save-On-Foods, Coca-Cola beverages and Canucks prizing courtesy of McDonald’s and The Beat 94.5 FM Street Squad.
Canucks mascot FIN will be taking part in all of the activities and will be available for photos following the Sweater Launch on the South Plaza.
Tickets for the launch event are free and are only available online through Ticketmaster.ca, beginning at 10:00 am, today. Also, courtesy of Impark, parking in the General Motors Place underground parking lot is complimentary for the event. For further details on the Canucks Sweater Launch please visit Canucks.com. Media attending the event should enter General Motors Place through Gate 9. WHEN:
Wednesday, August 29th
Tailgate Party – South Plaza, General Motors Place – 11:30 am
Canucks Sweater Launch – General Motors Place – 12:30 pmWHERE:
Tailgate Party – South Plaza, General Motors Place
Canucks Sweater Launch – General Motors Place
(fans should enter through Gate 7 and media should enter through Gate 9)WHO:
Chris Zimmerman, President and CEO, Vancouver Canucks
Dave Nonis, Sr. Vice-President and General Manager, Vancouver Canucks
John Shorthouse, TEAM 1040