The Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s, a hockey tournament which raises money in support of the Gordie and Colleen Howe Fund for Alzheimer’s, came to Vancouver for the first time. Held at Canlan Ice Sports in North Vancouver, the tournament offered hockey teams with an opportunity of a lifetime to line up and play hockey with some NHL alumni. Every team that participated raised a minimum of $25,000 – and a Vancouver total of over $750,000 – all towards research and care in Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Among the notable NHL alumni present in North Vancouver included none other than Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe, and also, among others, Cliff Ronning, Dave Babych, Brad May, Theo Fleury, Garth Butcher, Tiger Williams, Greg Adams and Bob Bourne. Former Canucks GM and coach, Pat Quinn, and CBC personality, George Strombolopolous, who hosted the Friday night draft party, were also present.
Check out some of our pictures from the tournament:
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