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Press release from CNW Group

Media Advisory - Canadian hockey stars coach over 200 minor girls hockey players

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Media Advisory - Canadian hockey stars coach over 200 minor girls hockey players09:00 EDT Thursday, March 21, 2013Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Sami Jo Small coach at ninth annual Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest, OttawaOTTAWA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian women's hockey champions Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Sami Jo Small are teaming up to coach over 200 female minor hockey players at Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest, Ottawa.  The event takes place at Scotiabank Place and provides a unique blend of skills training, fun and encouragement to inspire girls to reach for their goals on and off the ice.The girls will have a fun and inspiring day of on and off-ice skills training, a tour of Scotiabank Place, and a keynote address from the former Olympians on how hard work and dedication helped them reach their goals.WHAT:Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest, Ottawa  WHO:Cassie Campbell-Pascall, two-time Olympic team captain and goldmedalist and former captain of the Canadian National Women's HockeyTeam Sami Jo Small, two-time Olympic gold medalist and co-founder of theCanadian Women's Hockey League Steffanie Eckford, Manager of the Scotiabank Kanata branch Players from Carleton University and the University of Ottawa women'shockey teams Over 200 minor girls hockey players from novice, atom, peewee andbantam levels (ages 7 - 12 years)  WHEN:Sunday, March 24, 201311:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Girls will rotate between on-ice skills training, off-ice skills training,a tour of Scotiabank Place and a keynote address.2:30 p.m. - Cassie Campbell-Pascall & Sami Jo Small keynotepresentation begins  WHERE:Scotiabank Place 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa ON ** Media to enter through Gate 3  WHY:Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest offers young girls the opportunity to learnfrom, and interact with, great role models, who will help the girls developtheir on-ice game skills, encourage them to reach for their dreams andcelebrate hockey.   SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & DonationsFor further information: Media inquiries: Sheena Findlay Scotiabank Media Communications 647-628-3501 sheena.findlay@scotiabank.com