Nelson, B.C., will be home for the seventh annual Hockey Day in Canada on Jan. 13.
Headlining the 13 hours of hockey is an all-Canadian tripleheader - starting with Montreal at Ottawa, followed by Vancouver at Toronto, and Edmonton at Calgary.
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|12:00-14:00||HDIC live on location (Nelson, B.C.)|
|14:00-16:30||Montreal @ Ottawa|
|16:30-18:00||HDIC live on location (Nelson, B.C.)|
|18:30-19:00||Saturday Night (HNIC pregame show)|
|19:00-22:00||Vancouver @ Toronto|
|22:00-01:00||Edmonton @ Calgary|
|01:00-01:30||After Hours (Calgary and Camrose, Alta.)|
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About Nelson, B.C.
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Located in the Selkirk Mountains, on the shore of Kootenay Lake in southeastern British Columbia, the city of Nelson was founded in 1886 and was originally called "Stanley" after Canada's Governor General, Lord Stanley. Nelson's hockey roots reach much further, however, producing great NHL talent including Danny Gare, Pat Price and Greg Adams. The small city was also the hometown of Lester and Frank Patrick, hockey's royal family, whom many credit with creating modern hockey with several innovations including the addition of blue lines, the forward pass, penalty shots and the playoff system.
Nelson's mayor, John Dooley, says "we are absolutely ecstatic that CBC has chosen Nelson to host Hockey Day ... This is a true winter sports community, and hockey is an integral component of culture in Nelson and the surrounding communities. It is wonderful that CBC is taking the initiative to bring their Hockey Day broadcast into rural communities such as Nelson and connecting us with the rest of Canada."
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