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New Date Announced and Website Launched for 30 Hour 3 Vs.3 Hockey Challenge Set to Assist Hockey in Atlantic Canada
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January 10, 2008
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Saint John, NB – The 30 Hour 3 vs. 3 Hockey Challenge which had been announced by Hockey Canada’s Atlantic Regional is now scheduled to take place on February 23rd and 24th, 2008 at the Rothesay Arena, in Rothesay, New Brunswick. Proceeds from this event will be put back into hockey programming for the youth of Atlantic Canada and a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit a charity to be announced in the near future.

In addition, event organizers are pleased to announce that the Official Website for the 30 Hour 3 vs. 3 Hockey Challenge has been launched. Interested teams, individuals and fans of the game can check out - 30hrhockeychallenge.ca for event information and other details.

48 teams of three players will have the opportunity to participate in this unique event. The tournament will take place over 30 consecutive hours starting at 8:00am on Saturday, January 19 and finishing at 3:00pm on Sunday, January 20.

“We had a tremendous response from players, sponsors and the general public last year with our Marathon Game,” said Brad Taylor, Development Coordinator at Hockey Canada’s Atlantic Regional Centre and Event Manager for the 30 Hour 3 vs. 3 Hockey Challenge. “We are looking forward to receiving the same positive feedback and support from everyone in our region who cares about our game and are looking to make a difference in the lives of our young people.”

Interested individuals and teams can contact Brad Taylor at (506) 642-0490 or acoebt@nb.aibn.com for more information. The deadline for teams to register for this event is Friday, January 25th, 2008.

Media – For More Information:

Trevor Murphy Brad Taylor
Manager Development Coordinator
Hockey Canada’s Atlantic Regional Centre Hockey Canada’s Atlantic Regional Centre
(506) 642-0491 (506) 642-0490
(506) 333-9699 (506) 647-2508

Brad Taylor
Development Coordinator
Hockey Canada’s Atlantic Regional Centre
(506) 642-0490
(506) 647-2508


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