It's become an annual celebration of hockey from coast-to-coast in this country - CBC's Hockey Day in Canada. With the tenth Hockey Day set for January 30th of next year, CIS hockey's most successful program, the Alberta Golden Bears will get some airtime as part of the marathon of hockey broadcasting.
Along with a trio of NHL games featuring all six Canadian teams, the story of the 13 time CIS champion Bears will be just one of many hockey tales told over the course of the day.
Legendary former Bears head coach Clare Drake, and current head coach Eric Thurston were both interviewed this past month, as part of taping for the feature which will highlight the program's winning tradition. The airtime on CBC is sure to give the CIS valuable exposure to the throngs of hockey fans who will be tuned in for the day long hockey bash.
Stratford, Ontario is set to host Canada's unofficial hockey holiday January 30th, with the hockey extravaganza getting underway at 12 p.m. EST.