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- Final four Calgary youth hockey teams battle it out on Friday, March 2

at the Scotiabank Saddledome -

- Theo Fleury and Olympic gold medallist Mellisa Hollingsworth confirmed to be part of exclusive live broadcast on Breakfast Television -


(CALGARY, AB. – February 29, 2012) – This week, youth hockey players from the Calgary area kicked off the second annual Breakfast Television Outdoor Classic, an exciting competition that will culminate with a final showdown at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday, March 2, beginning at 6:15am on Citytv.


“Last year’s inaugural BT Outdoor Classic tournament surpassed our expectations, and we were blown away with the passion, dedication and tremendous commitment from the players,” said Paul Schmidt, Manager, Local Content, Citytv Calgary. “There’s nothing more heartwarming than seeing the absolute joy of these young athletes playing purely for the love of the game, and the thrill of sharing the same ice as their hockey heroes,” said Schmidt. 


On Friday, March 2 from 5:30am to 9am, Breakfast Television’s Ted Henley, Tara Slone, Jill Belland and Andrew Schultz will be live on-location from the Scotiabank Saddledome to cover all the action and cheer on the next generation of hockey stars.


Breakfast Television has been live on-location all week at different outdoor rinks to cover the tournament, where the games will count towards the final round-robin on March 2 and four lucky teams from two divisions will have the chance to compete. 


Viewers can also vote online at for the division that they want to see play in the finals. The teams from the two divisions that receive the most votes will then get to play at the home of the Calgary Flames. 


About the Breakfast Television Outdoor Classic

Breakfast Television and Hockey Calgary have proudly teamed up again for the second annual Breakfast Television Outdoor Classic, hosting more than 1,000 Atom hockey players (9-10 year old boys and girls) from February 24 to March 2 on rinks and in arenas throughout Calgary.


Click here to see the tournament schedule.

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Social media links:

Twitter: @BTCalgary; @taratheslone; @AndrewSchultzWX; @jillbelland; @Gadget_Guy



About Breakfast Television 

From inside the studio to the streets in local communities, Breakfast Television offers a refreshing look at the day ahead -- combining the latest in local news, weather and traffic with the biggest celebrity interviews, lifestyle trends, local community events, and big ticket giveaways. Prepare for the unexpected as Tara, Jill, Andrew and Mike keep audiences engaged with continuous unpredictable fun! Plus, viewers can stay connected all day with BT’s video blogs, and frequent Twitter and Facebook updates. 

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