announced Thursday that it will broadcast, in its entirety, the third annual Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Game, to be held Sunday, November 3 at 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) at the Air Canada Centre.
Brian Duff and Paul Hendrick will handle play-by-play duties and colour commentary, with Bob Harwood serving as host. This will mark the first year that Leafs TV
has aired the Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Game.
?The Legends Game provides fans with the rare opportunity to see some of the greatest players on one ice surface,? said Tom Anselmi, senior vice-president business of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. ?We are excited to be carrying such a popular event that not only supports our alumni, but speaks to Leafs TV?s goal of providing quality programming to hockey fans across Ontario.?
This year?s game has the Leafs Legends team, featuring Wendel Clark, Darryl Sittler, Borje Salming and Leafs TV?s own Rick Vaive, facing-off against a team of NHL Legends, featuring Marcel Dionne, Dale Hawerchuk, Michele Goulet and others.
The Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Game is part of the 2002 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, which culminates with the introduction of hockey?s newest legends, players Bernie Federko, Rod Langway, Clark Gillies, who will also play in the Legends Game. Leafs TV
launched in September 2001 and is available in Ontario, excluding the Ottawa Valley area. Network information including program schedules is available on mapleleafs.com.