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NHL transforms Yonge-Dundas Square for 2014 NHL Face-Off season opening celebration, Oct. 8

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TORONTO – On Wednesday, Oct. 8, downtown Toronto will host the 2014 Molson Canadian NHL Face-Off, the National Hockey League's 2014-15 season opening hockey and music festival and viewing party at Yonge-Dundas Square. The free and public festivities begin at 12:00 p.m. ET, rain or shine, through the conclusion of the Montreal Canadiens vs. Toronto Maple Leafs game, which will be shown on giant outdoor video screens at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Fans should follow the NHL on Twitter (@NHL) and Instagram (Instagram.com/NHL) and use the official hashtag #NHLFaceOff to join the conversation.

Public Schedule of Events
All times local; subject to change
Time Event Location
12:00 p.m. 2014 Molson Canadian NHL Face-Off™ Begins
Free interactive activities, prizes and giveaways courtesy of Molson Canadian, Bridgestone, Canadian Tire, Crest, Honda, Mondelez, NHL Auctions, Oh Henry!, OLG, Real Sports Apparel, Reebok-CCM, Rogers, Scotiabank, SiriusXM and Tim Hortons.
Yonge-Dundas Square
12:45 p.m. Scotiabank Photo Session with Joe Nieuwendyk Scotiabank Tent on Yonge Street
2:15 p.m. Scotiabank Photo Session with Wendel Clark Scotiabank Tent on Yonge Street
2:30 p.m. Scotiabank Q&A with Joe Nieuwendyk Molson Canadian Main Stage
3:15 p.m. Scotiabank Photo Session with Darryl Sittler Scotiabank Tent on Yonge Street
3:30 p.m. Scotiabank Q&A Session with Wendel Clark Molson Canadian Main Stage
4:15 p.m. Scotiabank Photo Session with Wendel Clark Scotiabank Tent on Yonge Street
4:30 p.m. Scotiabank Photo Session with Darryl Sittler Molson Canadian Main Stage
5:00 p.m. Scotiabank Q&A with Clark, Nieuwendyk and Sittler Molson Canadian Main Stage
6:30-7:15 p.m. The Tragically Hip live performance, presented by SiriusXM Canada (portions will air live on Sportsnet and TVA in Canada; clips available for viewing at NHL.com and Rogers.com)
Molson Canadian Main Stage
7:15 p.m. Montreal Canadiens @ Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre Live broadcast carried on all video screens at Yonge-Dundas Square
1st intermission Tim Hicks live performance, presented by SiriusXM Molson Canadian Main Stage
10:00 p.m. Official 2014 Molson Canadian NHL® Face-Off After Party (open to those 19 years and older) The EFS Nightclub, located at 647 King Street West
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