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Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour to debut in London

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour makes its first stop in London this weekend.

The hockey celebration will take place Saturday and Sunday at Covent Market Plaza (99 Dundas Street).

“…The tour will roll into 25 different communities across Canada this season with a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for all ages, culminating in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday, with Ron MacLean hosting live onsite from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio.”

The featured Sunday night game this week is the Leafs at the Rangers. You can listen on 570 News and watch on City
at 6:30pm.

List of weekend activities:

Saturday, Oct. 11

  • Noon – Festival opens to the public
  • 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. – Live Music – Aaron Garner
  • 1:15 p.m. – JACK FM prize giveaway
  • 1:30 – 2 p.m. – Live Music – Hot Karls
  • 3 – 3:30 p.m. – Live Music – The Walkervilles
  • 4 p.m. – JACK FM – Dodge prize giveaway
  • 4:45 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs prize giveaway
  • 5 – 5:30 p.m. – Live Music – Hot Karls
  • 6 – 7 p.m. – Hockey Night in Canada Outdoor Viewing Party begins
  • 7 p.m. – Hockey Night in Canada NHL broadcast
    • Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (CBC)
    • 10 p.m. – Festival ends following hockey game

Sunday, Oct. 12

  • Noon – Festival opens to the public
  • 1:15 p.m. – Sportsnet’s Christine Simpson presents gift to city of London
  • 1:30 p.m. – Eric Lindros joined by local minor hockey team
  • 2 p.m. – Cheer Like Never Before contest winner selection
  • 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. – Live Music – Them Dang Rattlers
  • 3:30 p.m. – JACK FM giveaway
  • 3:45 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs prize giveaway
  • 4 p.m. – Scotiabank Hot Stove with Christine Simpson and Curtis Joseph
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m. – Live Music
  • 5 – 5:45 p.m. – Live Music – Marcellus Wallace
  • 6:30 p.m. – Rogers Hometown Hockey Outdoor Viewing Party begins with pre-game show hosted by Ron MacLean
    • Featuring reporters Tara Slone and three-time Olympic Gold Medallist Jennifer Botterill live from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio
    • 7 p.m. – Rogers Hometown Hockey NHL broadcast
      • Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers (City)
      • 10 p.m. – Festival ends following hockey game