Vancouver, BC –
The Vancouver Canucks announced today that tickets for the October 26th Open Practice, presented by BC Hydro Power Smart, will be available beginning Saturday, October 4th, 2008 at 10:00 am. The club will invite fans to attend an NHL practice at General Motors Place on Sunday, October 26th, 2008 at 11:00 am. Doors open to the public at 10:00 am.
“We look forward to hosting another Open Practice for our fans,” said Chris Zimmerman, Vancouver Canucks President and CEO. “The Canucks are quite pleased that we are able to provide the opportunity for our fans, especially those who could not otherwise attend a game, to see the players live.”
Fans will have the opportunity to watch their favourite Canucks players take to the ice in preparation of their October 28th match-up against the Boston Bruins. Those attending are encouraged to arrive early to participate in the pre-practice concourse activities including face-painting, air hockey and an assortment of other games. The Canucks, in partnership with BC Hydro Power Smart, will be giving out great prizes throughout the practice. Practice will conclude with lucky crowd-members receiving autographed sticks used by Canucks players during practice. The festivities will also include a Canucks shootout challenge as well as appearances by FIN, the Canucks Mascot, and the Smirnoff Ice Team.
Tickets are required for entry and can be reserved through Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone 604.280.4444, on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca
or at the Chevy Pickup Window at General Motors Place. There is no charge for admission with the exception of a handling fee of $3.25 per order.
For more information on the event, please visit Canucks.com/openpractice.