Montreal Canadiens forward and former Vancouver Giant Brendan Gallagher will host his second annual Celebrity Softball Classic benefiting Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada on Saturday, August 13th at historic Nat Bailey Stadium in Vancouver, B.C. Doors are scheduled to open at 6:30pm with first pitch at 7:15pm.
The event will look to raise both funding and awareness for Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada while featuring many of the National Hockey League’s bright young stars. Last year’s inaugural game raised over $15,000.
Included on this year’s rosters (subject to change without notice) are; Brendan Gallagher (Montreal), Milan Lucic (Edmonton), Lance Bouma (Calgary), Morgan Rielly (Toronto), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Edmonton), Mark Scheifele (Winnipeg) and Sam Reinhart (Buffalo) as well as former NHLers Paul Reinhart, Dave Babych and Kyle Wellwood among others.
Tickets are available for purchase now by clicking here, calling 604.872.5232 or visiting the Nat Bailey Stadium Box Office at 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver, B.C. Tickets are priced at just $5.00 each, and all proceeds from this event will benefit Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada.
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada is part of a unique healthcare system, encompassing 22 facilities, forming the largest pediatric hospital network in the world.