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Guy Lafleur comes to the oval for Hockey Day

Local hockey fans got to see a legend today as Montreal Canadiens great Guy Lafleur is at the Richmond Olympic Oval for Richmond Celebrates Hockey Day.

Lafleur joined the likes of Pat Quinn, Orland Kurtenbach, Tony Tanti and others for a celebrity ball hockey game Saturday morning and will be on hand throughout the day at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

Vancouver Canucks fan favourites Cliff Ronning, Garry Valk and Dave Babych will lead the Vancouver Canucks Alumni as they hit the Oval ice to take on the Richmond Sockeyes Alumni. Game time is 4:30 p.m.

Other highlights include:

•Richmond Sockeyes versus the Aldergrove Kodiaks in a Pacific International Junior Hockey League game.

•Appearances and autograph signings by a number NHL legends and special appearances by popular Canucks mascot Fin, Peter Puck and the Green Men.

•Performances by the popular Canucks house band and Canadian rock/pop stars Odds.

•Hockey marketplace with more than 40 booths featuring collectibles, memorabilia and more.

Richmond Celebrates Hockey Day runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 9 at the Richmond Olympic Oval. For more information visit www.richmondoval.ca/hockeyday.

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