Winnipeg is on route to being the Street-Hockey capital of the world!

More than 229 teams have signed up for Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On tournament., surpassing the record set in Calgary in 2008.

The Play On! Tournament is a 4-on-4 street hockey competition that will be in Winnipeg at Memorial Boulevard from May 23 to May 24, 2009.

Enter before May 19th and be entered to win an Autographed NHL Jersey courtesy of the NHLPA. TWO Jerseys to be given away to two separate winners. The winners will flip a coin to see who will choose first in the selection of authentic, autographed jerseys from NHL Stars Jarome Iginla, Dion Phaneuf, Ryan Getzlaf and Winnipeg’s own Jonathan Toews!

Winnipeg’s own Nigel Dawes of the Phoenix Coyotes is confirmed for the celebrity game.

The winning team in the elite divisions will represent Winnipeg at the National Street Hockey Championship later this year.

Registration deadline is May 20, 2009 at midnight. You can also register in person on May 20, between 12pm and 7pm at Garbonzo’s 1792 Pembina Hwy. Click here for more registration information.


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