The Celebrity Hockey Classic Series offers hockey enthusiasts the chance to play with former NHL greats in a two or three-game tournament, as well as the opportunity to meet and greet the players during an exclusive Draft Party the evening before. On Draft Party night, each team will draft one former NHL great to play on their team.
The team who raises the most money will be awarded first pick of the draft. The more your team raises, the higher you will draft. The tournament is followed by an All-Star game, with NHL alumni forming one team who compete against the top participant fundraisers.
Previous Celebrity Hockey Classic tournaments have included former NHL greats, such as Doug Gilmour, Eric Lindros, Brad May, Rick Vaive, Kris King, Al Iafrate , Billy Smith, Tom Fergus, Kevin Maguire, Bernie Nicholls, Gary Leeman.
A word from one of our players
“I participate in the Easter Seals Rick Vaive Celebrity Classic Hockey Tournament because it is a great day with my friends, playing a game that we love. Having an ex NHL player on your team and getting to know them and hearing their stories is a lot of fun. Being able to participate in all of this while raising money for such a good cause makes it even better. I have had the pleasure to get to know some of the people that work for Easter seals as well as some of the kids and families they have helped. Everyone has such a passion for life and a drive to bring attention to this great charity that it makes you feel good that you are able to give back to your community and have a great time doing it.”
Mike G – Team Captain