CELEBRITIES

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Similar to any hockey draft, your team has the opportunity to draft a celebrity* onto your Road Hockey team for a portion of the day as an honorary player. Teams have until midnight Wednesday, September 23rd to get their fundraising in. On Thursday, September 24th, any teams who have qualified to draft a celebrity will be notified with specific instructions on how to draft. The higher your team’s fundraising, the higher your draft position!

*All celebrities subject to change.

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DRAFT YOUR celebrity

The top 35 teams* that raise over $15,000 will get to pick their celebrity in the draft, with the remaining teams being assigned at random until all celebrities have been exhausted. So, if you’d like the opportunity to choose your game day celebrity, make sure you get your team to that $15,000 mark!

*Number of teams subject to change, based on total number of celebrities.

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CELEBRITY AMBASSADORS

Dave Ayres

David Ayres has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

David Ayres is the first and only emergency backup goaltender (EBUG) to record a win, in the history of the NHL. He spent the last three years as the EBUG for the Toronto Maple Leafs and works as an operations manager at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.

David is best known for playing with the Carolina Hurricanes, where he recorded the first ever win for an NHL EBUG, beating the Toronto Maple Leafs, 6-3. He’s also undergone two bouts with skin cancer and is a successful kidney transplant recipient. At this year’s tournament, he’s happy to take on any position on the roster, outside of goalie.

Dave Ayres has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!
David Ayres is the first and only emergency backup goaltender to record a win, in the history of the NHL. At this year’s tournament, he’s happy to take on any position on the roster, outside of goalie.

David Ayres is the first and only emergency backup goaltender to record a win in the history of the NHL.

Paul Bissonette

Paul Bissonnette has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

Paul Bissonnette, also known as ‘BizNasty,’ began his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2008-09 season. The following season, he was claimed on waivers by the Phoenix Coyotes. In the 2014-15 season, he joined the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League and was a member of their Calder Cup Championship. After retiring as a player, he joined the Phoenix Coyotes radio team doing colour commentary. His stand-out personality led him to host Barstool Sports’ podcast, ‘Spittin’ Chiclets’ with former teammate Ryan Whitney in April 2018, a must-listen-to podcast for hockey fans.

Paul Bissonnette played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Phoenix Coyotes. His stand-out personality led him to host Barstool Sports’ podcast, ‘Spittin’ Chiclets’ with former teammate Ryan Whitney in April 2018, a must-listen podcast for hockey fans.

Paul Bissonnette played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Phoenix Coyotes. Currently he co-hosts, ‘Spittin’ Chiclets’ with Ryan Whitney, a must-listen podcast for hockey fans.

Carlo Colaiacovo

Carlo Colaiacovo has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

Drafted in the first round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs, Carlo Colaiacovo embarked on a 13-season NHL career. Starting in Toronto he finished with the Buffalo Sabres following the 2015-16 season. As a defenceman, Carlo also represented Canada at the IIHF World Juniors accepting bronze in 2002 and 2003. He played for Canada at the World Championships in 2011 and 2013 and was a member of the gold medal-winning Canadian entry at the Spengler Cup. These days Carlo is a co-host on TSN 1050’s morning show, ‘First Up with Landsberg and Colaiacovo.’

Carlo Colaiacovo embarked on a 13-season NHL career as a defenceman in 2001 in Toronto, finishing with the Buffalo Sabres following the 2015-16 season. These days he co-host’s TSN 1050’s morning show, ‘First Up with Landsberg and Colaiacovo.’

Carlo Colaiacovo embarked on a 13-season NHL career as a defenceman in 2001 in Toronto, finishing with the Buffalo Sabres following the 2015-16 season.

RYAN DOYLE & JAY MICHAELS


Ryan Doyle and Jay Michaels have joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

Ryan Doyle and Jay ‘Mad Dog’ Michaels are co-hosts of ‘The Rush,’ weekdays at 4 pm on Toronto’s NEWSTALK 1010 (CFRB). The show provides an in-depth look at the big news of the day.

Ryan has enjoyed a nearly two-decade career at CFRB, and previously hosted the Live Drive for two years with a rotating cast of co-hosts.

Jay is also a veteran of the Canadian media industry. He has won both the Toronto Sun and NOW! Magazine Readers Poll as “Favourite Toronto Radio Personality.” Through his 20-plus-year career, he has hosted his own music video show, “Chart Attack,” on Canada’s YTV Network and has appeared on numerous shows.

Ryan Doyle and Jay ‘Mad Dog’ Michaels are co-hosts of ‘The Rush,’ weekdays at 4 pm on Toronto’s NEWSTALK 1010 (CFRB). Previously, Ryan hosted the Live Drive for two years and Jay has hosted and appeared on numerous Canadian shows.

Ryan Doyle and Jay Michaels are co-hosts of ‘The Rush,’ weekdays at 4 pm on Toronto’s NEWSTALK 1010 (CFRB). The show provides an in-depth look at the big news of the day.

Glenn Healy

Glenn Healy has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

During his career, Glenn Healy played for the L.A. Kings, N.Y. Islanders, and the N.Y. Rangers, winning the Stanley Cup in 1994. He finished his playing career with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Currently, Glenn is the executive director of the NHL Alumni Association. He’s also a prestigious bagpipe player and will serve as the master of ceremonies for the third time at Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, with his band, the Highland Creek Pipe Band, to initiate the Opening Ceremonies.

**Please note: Glenn Healy will be part of the event but is not a draftable celebrity**

Glenn Healy played for the L.A. Kings, N.Y. Islanders, and the N.Y. Rangers, winning the Stanley Cup in 1994. He finished his playing career with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Glenn is also a prestigious bagpipe player.
**Please note: Glenn Healy will be part of the event but is not a draftable celebrity**

Glenn Healy played for the L.A. Kings, N.Y. Islanders, and N.Y. Rangers, winning the Stanley Cup in 1994. He finished his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
**Please note: Glenn Healy will be part of the event but is not a draftable celebrity**

Tara Slone

Tara Slone has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

Tara Slone straddles two passions: music and hockey. In 1997, she became the lead singer of Joydrop after answering an ad in Toronto’s NOW Magazine. In 1999, the band released ‘Metasexual’ with its wonderful track ‘Beautiful,’ and ‘Viberate,’ led by ‘Sometimes Wanna Die,’ in 2001, earning the band a Juno nomination in the Best New Group category. Tara acted in several TV series and hosted ‘Breakfast Television’ on CITY-TV Calgary from 2010 until 2015. In October 2014, Tara joined Ron MacLean on ‘Rogers Hometown Hockey,’ which just completed its sixth wildly successful season.

Tara Slone straddles two passions: music and hockey. In 1997, she became the lead singer of Joydrop and they earned a Juno nomination in 2001 for Best New Group. She also co-hosts ‘Rogers Hometown Hockey,’ with Ron MacLean.

Tara Slone is passionate about music and hockey. She was the lead singer of Juno nominated band, Joydrop, and currently co-hosts ‘Rogers Hometown Hockey.’

Anthony Stewart

Anthony Stewart has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

Anthony Stewart, NHL first-round pick and 6-year veteran, can be found co-hosting Hockey Central on Toronto’s Sports Radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, weekdays at 12 pm. Anthony also invests a lot of his time and passion into growing the future of the game with his company: Stewart Hockey.

Anthony Stewart, NHL first-round pick and 6-year veteran, can be found co-hosting Hockey Central on Toronto’s Sports Radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, weekdays at 12 pm. Anthony also invests his time into growing the future of hockey his company: Stewart Hockey.

Anthony Stewart, NHL first-round pick and 6-year veteran, can be found co-hosting Hockey Central on Toronto’s Sports Radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, weekdays at 12 pm.

Mike Zigomanis

Mike Zigomanis has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!

Mike Zigomanis is a Stanley Cup Champion, Maple Leafs Alumnus and co-host on Toronto’s Sports Radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Lead Off, weekdays at 6 am. Ziggy is also a broadcaster with The Leafs Nation Network, a member of the University of Toronto Men’s Hockey team coaching staff, and devotes his time to the local community through regular charitable endeavours.

Mike Zigomanis is a Stanley Cup Champion, Maple Leafs Alumnus and co-host on Toronto’s Sports Radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Lead Off, weekdays at 6 am. Ziggy is also a broadcaster with The Leafs Nation Network.

Mike Zigomanis is a Stanley Cup Champion and Maple Leafs Alumnus. Ziggy is also a broadcaster with The Leafs Nation Network.

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