KidzFirst Canada had the opportunity this weekend to offer some deserving families the opportunity to attend a Vancouver Canucks game at Rogers Arena. These kids and their parents had an night of joy and excitement as the Canucks opened the scoring with an early goal. Sadly, the Calgary Flames tied it up shortly after. The first period would see one more goal for each team, and the 2nd and 3rd periods saw one more for each team. The kids were on the edge of their seats as the clock ticked down to end the 3rd. Overtime was equally exciting with end to end action as both teams hit a post, but overtime resolved nothing and the game went to a shoot-out. The Canucks’ rookie sensation Elias Petterson scored on the first shoot out attempt and the Canucks went on to win the game.
KidzFirst Canada would like to thank the Vancouver Canucks for making this possible.