Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada 2016, the country's annual celebration of the sport, commences Wednesday with a series of community hockey events before culminating with a 13-hour quadruple header Saturday on Sportsnet and CBC featuring all seven Canadian NHL teams in action.
The festivities begin Wednesday with a free, outdoor celebration and concert at Sun Peaks Resort in Hockey Day 2016's host city, Kamloops, British Columbia. It continues Thursday with a full slate of events beginning at 9 a.m. local time when the Stanley Cup visits the Bert Edwards Science and Technology School, where kids will receive the chance to get up close with the Cup and NHL Alumni. Breakfast with the Stanley Cup and Memorial Cup is Friday at 7:30 a.m. with Olympian Cassie Campbell-Pascall and retired NHL forwards Lanny McDonald and Mark Napier in attendance before the Cup resumes its tour of schools. That night, the Cup will be present at the Music of Hockey Concert Presented by Scotiabank.
Other NHL Alumni scheduled to appear throughout the week are Darcy Tucker, Trevor Linden, Wendel Clark and Kirk McLean.
"Coach's Corner" hosts Ron MacLean and Don Cherry will be live from the Sandman Centre on Saturday for the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Outdoor Festival leading into the first game of the day when the Edmonton Oilers play the Montreal Canadiens at 2 p.m. ET. Coverage continues at 7 p.m. ET when the Toronto Maple Leafs face the Ottawa Senators. Two games air live at 10 p.m. ET, the Winnipeg Jets at the Colorado Avalanche and the Calgary Flames against the Vancouver Canucks.
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada 2016 broadcast schedule
Edmonton Oilers at Montreal Canadiens (2 p.m. ET; SN, CBC, NHL.TV)
Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa Senators (7 p.m. ET; SN, CBC, TVA Sports, NHL.TV)
Winnipeg Jets at Colorado Avalanche (10 p.m. ET; SN, NHL.TV)
Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks (10 p.m. ET; CBC, NHL.TV)