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Rogers Hometown Hockey: Guelph, Ontario

Rich Peverley, Cliff Ronning, referees clinic among featured stories

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Hometown Hockey: Guelph, ON

GamePlus | Hometown Hockey: Guelph, ON

Hometown Hockey heads to Guelph, Ontario, home of the Storm and Rich Peverley, who now advocates for health safety after retiring from the NHL

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Sportsnet will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET, prior to the game between the San Jose Sharks and the Vancouver Canucks. The location this week is Guelph, Ontario, and the show will celebrate the history of hockey in the city.

Among the features airing on the show:

* Former Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench March 10, 2014, after his heart stopped, but his life was saved by an automated external defibrillator. Peverley, born in Kingston, Ontario, grew up and played hockey in Guelph. His Pevs Protects organization raises heart health awareness, provides AEDs to schools in both Guelph and Dallas and trains people how to use them.

* George Ashley, Will Norris, Ray Scapinello, Ken Bodendistel, Bill McCreary, Paul Devorski, Greg Devorski, Lou Maschio and Ron Asselstine are some of the NHL referees and linesmen from Guelph. Several of them started the Guelph Hockey Referees Association to give future on-ice officials the best training possible.

* A look back with Cliff Ronning, who was born in British Columbia, and helped the Canucks reach the 1994 Stanley Cup Final.

* A visit to Wellington Brewery to learn the art of making beer.

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