Witness a real game changer: Canucks alumni team up to conquer cancer at road hockey challenge

15 February 2012

Vancouver -

Last year Toronto broke records in the fight against cancer at their first ever Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer event. This year it’s Vancouver’s turn. Join die-hard hockey fans and cancer fighters at the launch event this Friday and help bring British Columbians in on the game.

WHO: 

Canucks alumni Darcy Rota, Vancouver Firefighters, local celebrities, cancer survivors and any BC hockey   fan who wants to be a game changer in the fight against cancer.

WHAT: 

A pick-up road hockey game and a moving testimonial by a cancer survivor. The public are invited to cheer the players with towel power.

WHEN:

 Friday, February 17, 2012
12:00 pm program start
12:05 pm GAME ON!

WHERE: 

Outside Rogers Arena at the Roger Neilson Memorial
North Plaza (Expo Blvd and Abbott Street)

WHY:  

To launch the inaugural Vancouver 2012 Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer event.

Let us know if you’re in. We want to see you at the game! 

Watch Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer in action! (1:30)

Buzzie Award winning RHCC video (:30)

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. When you want to know more about cancer, visit our website www.cancer.ca or call our toll-free, bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1 888 939-3333.

For more information, please contact:

Gina Ungaro

Media Contact

Canadian Cancer Society

Phone: 604-675-7335