Sep 20, 2011
Where were you when Paul Henderson scored the goal that united a nation? The City of
Mississauga will recognize this achievement and celebrate Mr. Hendersons continuing
contribution to hockey, Canada and the Mississauga community at a ceremony to dedicate Tomken
Twin Arena Rink One in his honour.
For those who would like to relive this special moment in Canadian and hockey history, or learn
about it for the first time, the Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour trailer will be
on site will feature the iconic jersey, rare memorabilia and interactive and educational
displays. Everyone is welcome to attend Mississauga Hockey League games that will also take
place during the event. Admission is free.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Presentation trailer open 4 to 9 p.m.
See Paul Henderson in person 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Mississauga Hockey League games start 6 p.m.
Paul Henderson rink dedication ceremony 7:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Tomken Twin Arena
4495 Tomken Road (Tomken Road and Eastgate Parkway)
A dedication ceremony and opportunity to learn about or re-experience a great moment in
Canadian and hockey history. Ceremony will conclude with a puck drop by Mayor McCallion,
Councillor Chris Fonseca (Ward 3) and Paul Henderson.
The City of Mississauga honours Paul Henderson Canadas famous hockey player who
scored the winning goal in the first Canada-Russia Hockey Series in 1972. Following his
distinguished 18-year hockey career in the National Hockey League and the World Hockey
Association, Mr. Henderson continues as an author, motivational speaker and community volunteer
to contribute to the health and future of children and youth in Mississauga and throughout
For More Information:
For more information about the community event, contact John Pogue at 615-3200 ext. 2003 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about the dedication ceremony, contact Dolores
Bartl-Hofmann at 905-615-3200, ext. 5051 or email@example.com
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses,
including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices.
A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in
the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by
focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money,
maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
Senior Communications Advisor, Community Services
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5051