Future hockey stars will be mentored by the best this summer at the second annual Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Camp, a program commenced by the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA).
The concentrated five-day camp concludes with the highly-anticipated Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Cup, an inter-squad exhibition game coached by NHL players Taylor Hall and John Tavares, airing Saturday, July 21 at 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN and TSN Mobile TV.
Former NHL star Gary Roberts leads the Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Camp assisted by current NHL players Martin Biron, Tyler Seguin, Jeff Skinner, Jason Spezza and Sam Gagner.
Running this week at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON, the camp brings together current NHL players with 42 of the best bantam-aged hockey players across Canada, to help mentor, develop skills and share the importance of why attitude on and off the ice – including nutrition, fitness, positive mental conditioning and personal values – are important to make it to an elite level.
TSN’s Steve Kouleas will call all the play-by-play action for the Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Cup alongside hockey analyst Mike Johnson. TSN scout Craig Button will be rink side sharing his expert analysis on the future prospects. As part of the broadcast, TSN will have live microphones on both Hall and Tavares throughout the game so viewers can listen in to their bench conversations with the young players. TSN’s Kerry Fraser will also wear a live microphone during the broadcast, giving his commentary directly from the ice as he referees the game.
In addition to TSN’s coverage of the game,THAT’S HOCKEY will discuss the up-and-coming hockey stars and Button will be filing reports on the young and future prospects for SPORTSCENTRE.
Hockey fans can hear from Hall, Tavares and many other NHL stars involved with the camp this week on TSN Radio 1050.