Four Sudbury Wolves 2012 draft picks will represent the Wolves in HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA’S PLAY ON! SUDBURY street hockey tournament at the end of the month. CONNOR BURGESS, DYLAN CALLAGHAN, MIKE MUZYKA and NICK TRECROCE have all committed to play in the tournament’s celebrity game which will take place on Saturday June 30th at 12:00 pm.
Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! is The Official Canadian Street Hockey Tournament!™ With 19 large-scale tournaments being operated across Canada, culminating in September 2012 with a nationally CBC-televised championship final, the program represents a unique yet true celebration of both Canadian culture and sport.
The four players have also registered a team in the 17 and Under “Enforcers” division. The teens, along with three friends, will compete under team name the “Gino’s”. Spectators are welcome to attend the event, which has no admittance fee.
“We are very excited to be hosting such great northern talents in our first Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! Sudbury tournament,” stated Justine Martin, Assistant Event Manager, Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! Sudbury. “Fans are encouraged to come see these future Wolves players in action! What better way to celebrate Canada Day weekend than to enjoy Canada’s favourite pastime?” she added.
Sudbury Wolves owner, Mark Burgess, has also graciously donated 7 season tickets as prizing for the event.
The event visits Northern Ontario for the first time in downtown Sudbury on Canada Day Weekend, June 30 – July 1, 2012. The tournament is expected to attract over 100 teams, 700 participants, and 12,000 spectators to the downtown’s Market Square.
Sudburians are encouraged to register today to play, volunteer or officiate! The deadline to register is 11:59pm on June 27th, 2012. Registration details are available at www.playon.ca/events/Sudbury The event is intended to be family friendly and activities will be taking place all weekend long.