Friday, November 27, 2009

Nanaimo Clippers unveil 2010 All-Star Game events

Press Release

The Nanaimo Clippers Junior A Hockey Club and the British Columbia Hockey League are pleased to announce the schedule of festivities and special guests attending the 2010 All-Star Showcase.

All-Star Game tickets are set to go on sale on Wednesday, November 25th at the Nanaimo Clippers box office or by phone at (250) 751-0593. Clippers season ticket holders have first right-of-refusal until November 30th to purchase their seats.

The Game will feature Canada's #1-ranked Junior A team and defending RBC Cup champions, the Vernon Vipers, playing against a squad of BCHL All-Stars. The new and revised format is sure to be one of the most entertaining and highly-anticipated Junior A All-Star games ever presented.

The All-Star Committee is also pleased to announce that the All-Star Banquet will be hosted at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Tuesday, January 12th, showcasing another of Nanaimo's finest venues. Banquet tickets are available beginning December 1st. For more information contact the Clippers office or visit

The Coast Bastion Inn has been chosen as the Host Hotel for the event and will provide meeting space for the BCHL's Marketing Meeting on Tuesday, January 12th and the Governor's Meeting on Wednesday, January 13th.

Plans are currently underway with Nanaimo Minor Hockey to co-host a parents/coaches clinic presented by Tim Horton's that will feature Junior and NCAA coaches on Thursday, January 14th.

(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at

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