Rogers Hometown Hockey announces first five stops for 2021-22 season

Rogers Hometown Hockey presented by Hyundai and Desjardins will return to Canadian communities this season to safely celebrate local hockey heroes, memories and legacies.

Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone return for a weekly broadcast — now on Monday nights — and hockey fans can participate in a full weekend of hockey-themed activities featuring local vendors and live entertainment. Enhanced health and safety protocols for entry to the festival include proof of full vaccination, mandatory face masks, social distancing, touchless activations, digital ticketing, contact tracing and health questionnaires. You can stay up to date on the latest protocols here.

Canada’s ultimate hockey festival has announced the first five locations in this season’s weekly tour. More stops will be announced on a rolling basis due to the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health regulations.

The show will begin in the Township of North Dumfries, Ont., with the festival beginning Oct. 16 and the show airing Oct. 18 ahead of a game between the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.

Other dates and locations announced include:

Oct. 23-25: Lindsay, Ont.
Oct. 30-Nov. 1: Belleville, Ont.
Nov. 6-8: Township of Oro-Medonte, Ont.
Nov. 13-15: Greater Sudbury, Ont.

Rogers Hometown Hockey can be seen weekly on Sportsnet and SN Now.

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