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|SUBJECT:||Hockey Night in Canadas Play On! plays out on St. Johns campus|
|DATE:||June 22, 2012|
Memorial University will host the St. Johns series of Hockey Night in Canadas official Canadian street hockey tournament June 23-24.
Arctic Avenue and Kerwin Place will be closed as of 6 p.m. on Friday, June 22, and not reopening until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 24. This may impact direct emergency vehicle access to the Health Sciences Centre and also result in a number of parking lots (16, 16A and 27) being full with anticipated crowds.
CBCs Hockey Night in Canadas Play On! is Canadas largest sports festival.
There will be 329 teams and 2,460 players competing throughout the weekend. With divisions for both genders, all ages and all skill levels, the program was designed to celebrate hockey in Canada. Now entering its fourth year in Newfoundland and Labrador, the national program will crown Canadas greatest street hockey players live on CBC television during Hockey Day in Canada.
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For more information, please contact Seamus OKeefe, event director, at 709-726-8672.