The 2nd Annual Mitch Marner All-Star Invitational@Dave & Busters-Thurs.,July 18th,2019
By Kimberly Samnang
On July 18, The 2nd annual Mitch Marner All-Star Invitational presented by Intact Insurance was an exciting two-day event consisting of non-stop entertainment and hockey action.
The event faced off with a Draft Night party featuring blue line carpet arrivals, food stations, cocktails, auctions, entertainment, NHL greats, NHL Alumni, Olympians and many more celebrities.
The Skills portion of the event once again took place on the ice of The Sports Village in Vaughan on Friday July 19. In addition to many fast-paced challenges, one of the new highlights this year was the 3 on 3 scrimmage.
The “Who’s Who” in attendance included:
Mitch Marner – head coach for the 2nd annual Marner All-Star Invitational; John Tavares -Toronto Maple Leafs; Anthony Cirelli – Tampa Bay Lightning; Michael Dal Colle – New York Islanders; Christian Dvorak – Arizona Coyotes; Laura Stacey – Olympic Women’s Team; Erin Ambrose – Olympic Women’s Team; Dominic Cozzolino – National Men’s Para Hockey Team; Daniel Ciampini – Belleville Senators; Robert Thomas – St Louis Blues; Richard Clune – Toronto Marlies; Michael Krushelnyski – NHL Alumni; Gilbert Oldreive – University of Guelph; Brendan Bonello – Kingston Frontenacs; Colin Furlong – Pustertal/ Val Pusteria; Carter Tahk – Saginaw Spirit; Morgan Frost – Philadelphia Flyers; Isaac Ratcliffe – Philadelphia Flyers; Nick Suzuki – Montreal Canadians; Nazem Kadri – Colorado Avalanche and Josh Leivo – Vancouver Canucks.
We would like to thank Lorraine Quartaro, for this invitation.