Kickin’ It Old School: Sportsnet Supports Hockey Fights Cancer with Hockey Night in Canada Retro Jacket Night, Nov. 24
TORONTO (November 19, 2018) Sportsnet is taking viewers back in time for one night only on Saturday, Nov. 24 for Hockey Night in Canada Retro Jacket Night. Sportsnet’s on-air personalities will be outfitted in retro baby blue jackets featuring the original Hockey Night in Canada logo, all for a good cause to support the NHL and NHLPA’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative, which unites the hockey community in support of cancer patients and their families. All hosts, panelists, commentators and reporters appearing on Hockey Night in Canada this weekend will be wearing the retro jackets produced by Clarky and Zac. After the show, each jacket will be signed and made available for fans to bid on through an online auction. All proceeds from the online auction will go towards Hockey Fights Cancer. Currently scheduled to be part of this Saturday’s broadcast and participate in the initiative are David Amber, John Bartlett, Kyle Bukauskas, Brian Burke, Bob Cole, Louie DeBrusk, Elliotte Friedman, Garry Galley, Kelly Hrudey, Jim Hughson, Chris Johnston, Nick Kypreos, Ron MacLean, Shawn McKenzie, Greg Millen, Scott Oake, Dave Randorf, Sean Reynolds and Craig Simpson. Don Cherry will be wearing a special, one-of-a-kind Hockey Night in Canada jacket that will also be available for auction.* Bidding on the jackets will open on Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT and close on Nov. 28 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. The online auction can be found here. Beginning later this week, fans will also able to purchase a replica jacket for themselves through the online Sportsnet Shop via TSC. *On-air lineup is subject to change Social Media Links Official website, Sportsnet sportsnet.ca Like Sportsnet Facebook.com/Sportsnet Follow Sportsnet on Twitter @Sportsnet Follow Sportsnet on Instagram @Sportsnet Follow David Amber @DavidAmber Follow John Bartlett @BartsBytes Follow Kyle Bukauskas @SNkylebukauskas Follow Brian Burke @Burkie2020 Follow Louie DeBrusk @LouDeBrusk Follow Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC Follow Kelly Hrudey @KellyHrudey Follow Chris Johnston @reporterchris Follow Nick Kypreos @RealKyper Follow Ron MacLean @RonMacLeanHTH Follow Shawn McKenzie @ShawnMcKenzieSN Follow Greg Millen @gregmillen Follow Scott Oake @ScottOake Follow Dave Randorf @DaveRandorf Follow Sean Reynolds @snseanreynolds Follow Craig Simpson @hnicsimmer Follow Don Cherry @CoachsCornerCBC Follow Sportsnet PR @SportsnetPR About Sportsnet Sportsnet is Canada’s #1 sports media brand. Uniting Canadians through sport, Sportsnet’s multimedia offerings include Sportsnet (consisting of 4 regional channels: East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet World, the Sportsnet Radio Network, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet NOW, the Sportsnet app, and podcasts. Sportsnet is the official Canadian NHL national multiplatform rights holder, and is the regional broadcaster for the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Sportsnet also has extensive coverage of the Blue Jays, as well as NBA, MLB, Grand Slam of Curling, Rogers Cup, CHL, IndyCar, WWE, Premier League, and FA Cup. Sportsnet is part of Rogers Media, which is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX, NYSE: RCI). Visit Sportsnet.ca.