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Maple Leafs to host alumni game in Halifax

The game will benefit the Halifax and Region Military Family Resource Centre

Wendel Clark

With training camp happening in Nova Scotia again after a successful run last year, the Leafs have made the event even bigger, with two games schedule in town following camp ending. There will be a pre-season game on Monday September 26th, but the night before that the Maple Leafs alumni will play a game against the Halifax Mariners. The Mariners are a military team from CFB Halifax, and the game will raise funds for the Halifax and Region Military Family Resource Centre.

Last year Wendel Clark was the only alumni to come to camp, but this year he’s bringing many more. All weekend Leafs alumni will be at camp to visit with fans and sign autographs. Others confirmed by the Chronicle Herald to attend are Doug Gilmour, Darryl Sittler, Tomas Kaberle and former Halifax Mooseheads goalie J.S. Gigure.

The game will take place at the Scotiabank Centre at 7PM local time. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online here.

UPDATE:

The Maple Leafs just announced that the game will be free, and purchasers will be getting refunds.

To pick up their free tickets to the alumni game, fans are able to visit participating Atlantic Superstore outlets in person or go online by visiting http://www.ticketatlantic.com/en/home/events/maple-leafs-alumni-game/info.aspx. A $2 administration service charge will apply to tickets booked online. Tickets will be limited to four per person.

They have also announced that they will make a donation to the Military Resource Centre, and have added more names to the roster, below you can find the most recent one:

Darryl Sittler Rick Vaive Brad Marsh Todd Warriner

Wendel Clark Dan Daoust Tomas Kaberle Bob McGill

Doug Gilmour Tom Fergus Tiger Williams Nik Antropov

Ric Nattress Shayne Corson J.S. Giguere Dave Hutchison