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Westman Hosting Rogers Hometown Hockey

November 28, 2014 9:00 AM | Sports

Rogers Hometown HockeyThe inaugural Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour continues its run with a return to Manitoba this weekend.

Week 8 in the NHL will see the Vancouver Canucks visit the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, but the local action will be in the Wheat City — home of the Brandon Wheat Kings.

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival will be held on the grounds of Brandon’s Keystone Centre from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, the 30th.

The two-day festival features interactive hockey activities, live bands, food vendors, free giveaways, and will culminate in a live, on-site pre-game show broadcast with Ron MacLean during the Sunday afternoon NHL match-up between Vancouver and Detroit (City, 12:30 p.m. CT).

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour was in Manitoba earlier this season in Selkirk and will be back in the province on March 8 when Thompson hosts festivities.

For the full schedule of the Brandon stop, visit HometownHockey.com.