Captain Jarome Iginla will be in Penticton, BC on July 25th to play in the BC Hockey Hall Of Fame Charity Game. The Former Kamloops Blazer will be joined by former Okanagan Jr. Products Duncan Keith, Chuck Kobasew and Shea Weber. Local netminder Justin Pogge, Newly annointed LA King Ryan Smyth, Former Calgary Hitman Andrew Ladd and veteran forward Matt Pettinger.
Iginla is one of 4 Team Canada hopefuls that will take part in the event.
NHL alums attending all have Canuck roots as Dave Babych, Cliff Ronning, Stan Smyl and Paul Reinhart will play in the event.
The Edmonton Oilers will be well represented behind the bench as both Pat Quinn and Tom Renney will have the reigns, but the co-coaches will be instructing opposing teams.
Three local Junior players Logan Johnston, Garrett Milan and Devon Krogh will suit up as well.
The Game is in support of minor hockey in Penticton which has seen a sharp decline in the number of kids registered in recent years as the cost of participation increases.