Cana­di­ens are com­ing

The Glengarry News - - Sports In The Glens -

Alumni of the NHL Mon­treal Cana­di­ens will be skat­ing at Alexan­dria’s Glen­garry Sports Palace on Satur­day, Oct. 27, against a team of Glens alumni, in a fundraiser for the Glen­garry Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal foun­da­tion.

The event, a part­ner­ship be­tween the town­ship and the hos­pi­tal’s foun­da­tion, will fea­ture 11 Cana­di­ens old-timers, though the fi­nal ros­ter will only be an­nounced just be­fore the game. Amongst the pos­si­ble par­tic­i­pants are Steve Shutt, Guy Car­bon­neau, and Stéphan Richer, along with coaches Guy Lafleur and Yvon Lam­bert.

Lo­cal skaters, over the age of 35, can get in­volved as Glens alumni, with 15 spots avail­able. Play­ers will have to pay $600 or sell 20 tick­ets, and po­si­tions are avail­able on a first-come, first-

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served ba­sis.

There is also one open spot on the Cana­di­ens ros­ter. Have you dreams of play­ing for the Habs? Here’s your chance!

In­di­vid­u­als play­ing in the spe­cial game will re­ceive a cus­tom jersey to keep.

Tick­ets are now on sale at $40 (reg­u­lar ad­mis­sion) and $85 (VIP, which in­cludes game ticket, player meet-and-greet, and din­ner).

To pur­chase tick­ets, or for more in­for­ma­tion on par­tic­i­pat­ing and spe­cial pack­ages avail­able, please con­tact the hos­pi­tal foun­da­tion at [email protected]­foun­da­ or 613-525-2222 ext. 4138, or the town­ship recre­ation de­part­ment at recre­[email protected]­glen­ or 613-662-2765.

Or­ga­niz­ers will have a ta­ble at Your In­de­pen­dent Gro­cer on Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tier 2 men’s play­off soc­cer on Mon­day, in Lochiel.

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