Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames will host the Danone SuperSkills Competition, a fan-oriented, skills competition featuring Calgary Flames players on Sunday, January 20th, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Fans are invited to witness NHL action through an exciting demonstration of hockey skills.
WHO: Calgary Flames players
WHAT: Danone SuperSkills Competitions
Puck control relay – Observe players demonstrating stick-handling versatility
Fastest Skater – Feel the exceptional speed of NHL players on their skates
Hardest Shot – Hear the power of an NHL slapshot
Accuracy Shooting – Marvel at the precision of a NHL shot
Breakaway Relay – Witness the most exciting second in all of sports in team fashion
WHERE: Pengrowth Saddledome
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. - Sunday, January 20th, 2008
Over the past couple of months, minor hockey kids from all across the province have been testing their hockey skills in various areas. Minor hockey players from each zone will participate in their own skills challenge the morning of January 20, 2008. The top minor hockey players will have the opportunity to compete against the Flames in the SuperSkills Competition beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Tickets go on sale at 9:00 am Saturday, December 15th, 2007 at all Calgary Co-op locations for $10 (including GST) or Ticketmaster for $12 plus GST and services charges. Please note it is general seating for this event.
All proceeds from SuperSkills benefit the Flames Foundation For Life and the NHLPA’s Goals & Dreams Foundation.
The Flames Foundation for Life is the charitable arm of the Calgary Flames through which more than 29 million dollars in funding has already been directed to education, health, medical research, amateur sport and recreation. The Calgary Flames have extended their commitment to the community through an exciting partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Calgary known as the “Rotary/Flames Gift to the Community” - a $10 million donation to the community over the next five years!