will be playing in Cornwall,” said John Chabot, a former NHLer and coach who is the driving force behind the event.
“The City of Cornwall and the surrounding areas are made up of tremendous hockey fans and they will enjoy seeing NHL players up close,” Chabot said. “There will be a number of opportunities for fans to interact with the players.”
Chabot is in the midst of organizing a series of games for the locked out professionals still in Ottawa which could take them to other locations in Ontario before moving on to Northern Quebec and the Northwest Territories.
“We’ve had a lot of interest from other towns to visit and play. Everything has come together very quickly,” Chabot said.
Tickets for the Cornwall game will cost $20 per person but if you say the password (First Assist Charity) you will get two tickets for the price of one. Tickets will be available at the Civic Complex Box Office at 100 Water Street at 100 Water Street as of 10 a.m. Friday. Tickets will also be available on Monday as of 8:30 a.m. until puck drop.