Over 9 million Canadians reached during Scotiabank's Hockey Day in Canada
A Canadian tradition over the past 18 NHL seasons, Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada broadcasted live from Corner Brook, Newfoundland on Saturday January 20th. An estimated 25,000 fans came out to Corner Brook to take part in the many festivities, while the rest of Canada tuned into to watch as all seven Canadian teams were part of the day’s matchups. The excitement began at 3pm with the Jets vs the Flames, giving viewers a great first game as the Jets defeated the Flames 2-1 in a shootout. The next two games were in the Prime East spot, with the Leafs vs Senators and the Canadiens vs Bruins. The battle of Ontario was won by the Toronto Maple Leafs, with 3 goals in the third period they defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 and the Bruins upset the Canadiens 4-1. The last game of the day was between the Canucks and Oilers, and was another high scoring game as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2.