Edmonton Oilers Press Release
/ Edmonton Oilers
January 7, 2009 (Edmonton, Alberta) – For the next eight weeks, the Edmonton Oilers will recognize what is great about the game from ‘pond to pro’ during their Celebrate Hockey Segment presented by ATB Financial. Highlights of the segment include:
The Edmonton Oilers retire Glenn Anderson’s jersey, presented by Rexall , on January 18th, 2009. This game will be shown live on Molson Canadian Oilers PPV and will feature exclusive behind the scenes action with several Oilers from yesteryear as well as an exciting contest.
The Edmonton Oilers and Oil Kings are proud partners of Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week.
The NHL All-Star Game in Montreal on January 25th- defencemen Sheldon Souray will represent the Oilers.
Hockey Day in Canada Saturday on February 21st - the Oilers host the Calgary Flames in another edition of The Battle of Alberta.
Meet the Oilers on Sunday February 22nd from 1 – 2 PM when the Oilers invade West Edmonton all for their annual Oilers Team Autograph session presented by ATB Financial.
The launch of Oilers Coach Connection presented by Encana, an online resource for Minor Hockey Coaches across Oil Country at edmontonoilers.com.
An online contest ‘What’s Great About the Game’ for Oil Country fans with great prizes.
Over the next several days, additional information will be released about these activities and others which will be featured as part of Celebrate Hockey presented by ATB Financial.
The Edmonton Oilers 30th Anniversary Season is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Bell, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial and Ford.