Happy New Year everyone! The first week of 2012 brings the finals of the World Juniors, as well as the return of NHL and WHL hockey with the Flames and the Hitmen back at the Saddledome after extended road trips. Also, the Calgary Motorcycle Show makes its return to the BMO Centre as well.
Details on that and more here:
- IIHF WJHC Hockey: The final week of the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships are at hand, with all remaining games taking place here in Calgary at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Here’s the rest of the tournament schedule for this week:
- Monday, January 2:
- Tuesday, January 3:
- Wednesday, January 4:
- Thursday, January 5:
- Calgary Motorcycle Show: The Calgary Motorcycle Show is Calgary’s premiere motorcycle show and is the Canadian Motorcycle and ATV industries’ official event for the launch of new 2012 models. Featuring the latest products, services, accessories and new models direct from the manufacturers, highlights this year include the Yamaha Riding Academy for kids 6-12, an extreme MX Freestyle show, celebrity racers, a vintage motorcycles display, and more. January 6-8 in the BMO Centre. Tickets available at the door or through participating Motorcycle Dealerships.
- NHL Hockey: The Calgary Flames take on the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, January 7 at 8 p.m. at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Tickets for this game are available through Ticketmaster.
- WHL Hockey: Meanwhile, the Calgary Hitmen take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Sunday, January 8 at 2 p.m. at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Tickets for this game are available through Ticketmaster.
Did you know that 2012 is the Calgary Stampede’s centennial? There will be festivities and other celebrations happening all over the place throughout the year to help celebrate 100 years of the Calgary Stampede, so make sure to sign up to become a Stampede Insider for first-access to exclusive news, contests and other insider information, and be sure to keep an eye on our official Twitter account at @calgarystampede and our official Facebook fan page for giveaways, special announcements, and more! Finally, make sure to visit our website and continue to tune into the official Stampede Blog to learn more about all of the things happening here on Park and beyond!