On June 20th, 2009 at BC Hockey’s Annual General Meeting, the Vancouver Canucks handed out their Silver Skate awards for the fourth consecutive year since its conception in 2005.
Working closely with BC Hockey, the Silver Skate Award is provided to minor hockey teams or associations that demonstrate teamwork , perseverance and hard work throughout the 2008-09 season. This year there was over 25 minor hockey and Jr. level representatives in attendance to receive their awards.
"This is one of my highlights of the year," said Debbie Butt, Director of Community partnerships with the Vancouver Canucks, who was on hand at the Sheraton Wall Centre to hand out the awards.
For more information on this and other programs offered by the Canucks Centre for BC Hockey and BC Hockey visit canucks.com/grassrootshockey or call the Canucks Centre for BC Hockey @ 604 899 7770.