Long Pond Heritage Classic Cancelled due to Pending Storm
The Long Pond Heritage Classic Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Long Pond Heritage Classic event on Saturday, February 9, due to a forecasted snowstorm.
“The safety of our players, celebrities, vendors, volunteers and spectators is our top priority,” says Event Chair Rob Frost.
Former NHL celebrities such as Terry O’Reilly, Rick Middleton and Brian Propp faced potential flight cancellations or delays, while other Long Pond Heritage Classic players were set to travel from various communities across Nova Scotia. “We want to ensure people are off the roads when the storm hits,” says Frost. Players will receive a complete refund on their tickets.
The cancellation affects the Saturday events only. The Friday night double header at the Windsor Arena is still on. The Windsor RCMP will face–off against the Windsor/Hantsport Firefighters at 6p.m. while the Long Pond Classic All-Star game starts at 7:30 p.m.
Event organizers are currently discussing whether it is feasible to reschedule the event, or begin planning for next year.
The Long Pond Heritage Classic Committee would like to thank all volunteers, players, celebrities and vendors for their support and understanding.