On Saturday, April 14, the NHL Alumni team, led by celebrity coach Walter Gretzky, will take centre ice against Northumberland’s Hometown Team during ‘Hockey Night in Northumberland.’

Hosted by Northumberland United Way and Habitat for Humanity Northumberland, puck drop is 6 p.m. at the Cobourg Community Centre. All proceeds from the event will support the two organizations and their efforts to support individuals and families across Northumberland County.

CCC doors open at 5:00 p.m. with the puck drop at 6:00 p.m.

Get in the game by becoming a Hometown team sponsor and play against the NHL Alumni team for $1,000. There are limited spaces available, and you must be 18 years of age or older to play. Assist on the NHL Alumni Team alongside Walter Gretzky for $1,500, or serve as a linesman with a celebrity, NHL referee for $250. Contact Dianne Turk (dturk@nuw.unitedway.ca) to get involved.

VIP Tickets are available in two tiers. VIP Plus ($150) includes access to the NHL Alumni locker room after the 1st period for a private meet and greet, and signing opportunity with the players, reserved seating during the game, and entry into the VIP Reception after the game. VIP tickets ($99) include reserved seating and entry into the VIP Reception. VIP Tickets are available only through Habitat for Humanity.

General admission tickets are also available for $15 per adult and $5 per child. Tickets can be purchased online on the snapd Northumberland West website (northumberlandwest.snapd.com/), at United Way (62 Swayne St., Cobourg), or Habitat Restore (764 Division St., Cobourg).

Thank you to the sponsors who have provided initial support to the game: Behan Construction, Cameco Corporation, Ontario Line Clearing and Wharram Tree Service Ltd., Boston Pizza, RBC Wealth Management, Johnny O’s Sports, Northumberland Tirecraft, MyFM, and Willow Publishing.

Sponsorship opportunities for the game are still available; contact Dianne Turk at United Way for more details.

A joint partnership fundraiser:


Saturday, April 14, 2018
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Puck drop at 6 p.m.


Cobourg Community Centre