An Evening with Legends returns with Mike Vernon and Grant Fuhr

The Battle of Alberta: An Evening with Legends returns with Mike Vernon and Grant FuhrThe Battle of Alberta: An Evening with Legends returns with Mike Vernon and Grant Fuhr

Calgary Canucks excited to celebrate Alberta Built hockey players

Calgary, Alberta (Monday, May 27, 2024): The Calgary Canucks Junior A Hockey Club are excited to announce the return of Battle of Alberta: An Evening with Legends with our next edition being held on Thursday, September 26, 2024. Join the Calgary Canucks as they host two legendary icons of the Battle of Alberta, Mike Vernon of the Calgary Flames and Grant Fuhr of the Edmonton Oilers, as they relive a landmark rivalry in Canadian sports history on the site where it was born. The Battle of Alberta became a tectonic clash between the Flames and the Oilers in the 1980s that forged legacies and created hockey heroes.

The AJHL Champions are excited to showcase the new BMO Centre Expansion in Calgary Stampede Park and are proud to announce that the event will be held in the illustrious Champions Ballroom. An evening of incredible food, great entertainment, live and silent auctions, and the chance to witness a candid hot stove lounge discussion by icons of the Battle of Alberta and hosted by world-renowned TSN broadcaster Gord Miller.

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2024

Location: BMO Centre, Champion Ballroom @ Stampede Park

Website: www.EveningWithLegends.ca

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available at www.EveningWithLegends.ca.

The Calgary Canucks continue to support and partner with the Sport for Calgary Foundation as a charitable partner and beneficiary of the Battle of Alberta: An Evening with Legends fundraising event. The Sport for Calgary Foundation’s mandate is to bring sport into the reach of all Calgarians regardless of their background, ability, or income. 

“We are delighted to present An Evening with Legends, bringing another exclusive hockey experience to Calgarians with an event that celebrates the timeless allure and enduring legacy of icons who have shaped our Alberta hockey history,” said Joy Tamke, Calgary Canucks Chair, Community, Events & Fundraising. “Through this gala, we gather to celebrate Alberta Junior hockey roots and enjoy an evening benefiting sport in Alberta and right here in Calgary.”

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Battle of Alberta: An Evening with Legends are available for purchase now, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Sport for Calgary Foundation. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary gala and join us in celebrating Alberta built hockey players.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.eveningwithlegends.ca.

About the Calgary Canucks

Calgary Canucks Junior A Hockey Club –– Founded in 1971, the community-owned Calgary Canucks are the oldest operating hockey franchise in Calgary and the AJHL. The organization has experienced a rich and successful history, including 11 regular season titles, ten AJHL championships, two Doyle Cup titles and one Centennial Cup National Junior A Championship. (www.calgarycanucks.ca)

About the Sport for Calgary Foundation 

The Sport for Calgary Foundation is a registered charitable foundation dedicated to building a healthy community through participation in sport. The Foundation was created to remove barriers to participation in sport, enhance access to sport facilities, provide recreational opportunities that promote health, and advance understanding of the benefits of sport. (www.sportforcalgary.org)

Media Inquiries 

Morgan Melnyk
Vice-President, Marketing & Media
mmelnyk@calgarycanucks.ca
www.calgarycanucks.ca