Hockey Night in Kandahar

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Hockey Night in Kandahar

Earlier this year I got a call from a colleague of mine at Molson wondering if there was a good home from some extra Molson Canadian hockey sticks and jerseys.  I thought PERFECT! – last year Molson sponsored a hockey team in Kandahar and I figured they would absolutely need some new sticks this year.  After some emails back and forth with my contact, I was put in touch with Major Tim Hogan in Kandahar and together we were able to coordinate a shipment of sticks and jerseys to be used for their ball hockey league.

A couple weeks later, Tim surprised me with some news that they had very special guests at their base  – The Minister of National Defence Peter McKay, Minister of Industry Tony Clement and Senator Pamela Wallin were there along with some families of soldiers who died while serving.  The guests joined in the game and Tim was kind enough to send over some photos for me to share on our blog!

Hockey Night in Kandahar

We created a “Hockey Night in Kandahar banner”  which will go up in New Canada House over the TV so the guys can see it when they are watching hockey

Hockey Night in Kandahar

Master Warrant Officer Marshall Dumont with the Peter Mckay, Minister of National Defence (who I hear had a hat-trick!)

Hockey Night in Kandahar

Canadian soldiers and next of kin of soldiers with the Olympic torch which the Minister of National Defense brought over.

Again, thank you to Tim for the photos and to all the brave men and women across the world representing Canada.  Cheers to you.

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    My latest post on the Molson blog: Hockey Night in Kandahar: [link to post] Cheers.

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    MolsonTonia (Tonia Hammer)
  2. I like this … Congrats!

    Monique Dépatie
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    RT @MolsonTonia: My latest post on the Molson blog: Hockey Night in Kandahar: [link to post] Cheers.

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    VinceTripp (Vince Tripp)
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    RT @VinceTripp: RT @MolsonTonia: My latest post on the Molson blog: Hockey Night in Kandahar: [link to post] Cheers.

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    molsonferg (Ferg Devins)
  5. Great photos. I wish their games were televised.

    Rob Campbell
  6. Merry Christmas everybody.

    I am a retired Canadian-ex RCAF,and I create slide shows as a hobby.This show is a Christmas Greeting to the Canadian Armed Forces.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3h8hiHDZ44U

    Enjoy and please pass it on to the troops, their families, friends and forums or blogs you may visit.

    gerry

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