As the Toronto Maple Leafs begin preparations this week for the official start to the team's Centennial Anniversary, a collection of distinguished Leafs Alumni will play an exhibition game against the Halifax Mariners at Scotiabank Centre on Sunday, September 25 at 7 p.m. The game is one of several activities the team is participating in during training camp from September 23-26 in Halifax.
The Maple Leafs roster for the Alumni game will feature four past captains, two Hall of Famers and a 50-goal scorer. Among the players in attendance are:
Darryl Sittler Rick Vaive Brad Marsh Todd Warriner
Wendel Clark Dan Daoust Tomas Kaberle Bob McGill
Doug Gilmour Tom Fergus Tiger Williams Nik Antropov
Ric Nattress Shayne Corson J.S. Giguere Dave Hutchison
"We're excited about the chance to return to Halifax for our Centennial Anniversary training camp and making this Alumni game free to our fans was a great way we thought to say thank you to the city and our fans here for their tremendous support," said Brendan Shanahan, Toronto Maple Leafs President and Alternate Governor. "Some of the most beloved players in Leafs history are coming to Halifax to participate in the game and help make this a very special start to our season."
To pick up their free tickets to the alumni game, fans are able to visit participating Atlantic Superstore outlets in person or go online by visiting http://www.ticketatlantic.com/en/home/events/maple-leafs-alumni-game/info.aspx. A $2 administration service charge will apply to tickets booked online. Tickets will be limited to four per person.
Fans that previously purchased tickets to the alumni game online or over the phone will have an automatic refund of their payment applied to the credit card used to purchase their tickets. Their tickets, seats and barcodes are all still valid for entry. Please allow 5-7 business days for the refund to reflect on your statement. For tickets purchased in person at the box office or Superstore outlets, they must be brought to the Ticket Atlantic box office at the Scotiabank Centre for the refund prior to game time on Sunday, September 25. Call 902-451-1221 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. with any questions.
A donation from the game will also be made to the Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre, a not-for-profit organization that aims to strengthen the well-being of those who share the unique experience of military life.
"We're looking forward to starting the Centennial Season celebrations in the great city of Halifax as part of the Maple Leafs training camp," said Wendel Clark, Toronto Maple Leafs Community Ambassador and Alumnus. "Not only will it be great to take to the ice with some of my former teammates, but also help make a positive impact on the lives of military families."
To receive information for all Centennial Season events and activities, fans can sign up for Leafs Nation by visiting MapleLeafs.com/LeafsNation.