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Rogers Hometown Hockey celebrates Owen Sound

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CITY in Canada will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" at 6:30 p.m. Sunday prior to the game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Ottawa Senators. The location this week is Owen Sound, Ontario, and the half-hour program will celebrate the city's iconic hockey story.

Among the features airing on the pregame show:

* Bobby Ryan never planned to leave the United States to play junior hockey, but he ended up landing in Owen Sound.

* Going to an Owen Sound Attack game is a big deal for the locals, but the Attack almost left the small city, until the community fought to keep it there.

* Dan Snyder died in 2003, but his memory lives on through a memorial foundation in his name that benefits young hockey players.

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