The Acadia Axemen Celebrity Hockey Dinner returns for its twentieth year in Wolfville and celebrates Canada’s game with multiple guests who have earned international success. Since starting in 1998, the event has raised close to $400,000 in support of the men’s varsity hockey program at Acadia.
This year’s guests include head coach Dominique Ducharme, and team leading goal scorer Drake Batherson, from Canada’s gold medal winning team at the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship.The event also welcomes the first two women from Nova Scotia to make the Canadian women’s hockey team, 2018 Olympic silver medalists Jillian Saulnier and Blayre Turnbull. Rounding out the all-star line-up is former Acadia Axemen captain, Florida Panthers assistant coach, and last year’s U18 Canadian head coach, Paul McFarland.
The Acadia Axemen Celebrity Hockey Dinner takes place on Wednesday, June 13 at the Andrew H. McCain Arena in Wolfville. Tickets and corporate tables are available by visiting the Acadia Box Office or calling 902-542-5500.