Come out and enjoy the biggest rivalry in women’s hockey on a big screen in a fantastic event. On February 21st at 9 PM, the Olympic gold medal will be decided. Metro Cinema (located at 8712 109 street) will play host to an unique to celebrate the game.
The Olympics – the biggest stage in women’s hockey – have been steadily progressing through the round robin and playoff rounds and the Canada has looked strong. The Canadians defeated the United States in round robin action to finish undefeated. They have move on to the medal games, playing for gold.
Having been successful in each round until now, the Canadians have set up what looks to be another stellar game with bitter rivals the United States of America for the gold medal. Their game in the round robin was highly competitive with Canada winning by a score of 2-1. These are the only two nations to compete for a gold medal at the Olympics – Canada has won their last four meetings for Olympic gold.
These two teams were also in Edmonton for the last game of their preliminary series as a warm up for the Olympics which Canada also won by a score of 2-1 on December 17th. Over 17,000 hockey fans attended the preliminary match up.
The University of Alberta Pandas. MacEwan Griffins, and NAIT Ooks will act as hosts for the Metro Cinema free screening of the gold medal game. Players from the highest level of women’s hockey found in Edmonton will be on hand to provide insights and answer questions during intermissions and stoppages. A truly unique way to watch the game!
The screening will start at 9 PM, with the game slated to start around 9:10 PM at the Metro Cinema (the Garneau theatre building at 8712 109 street) and is free for those interested in learning more about women’s hockey in Edmonton, want a unique viewing experience, or just want to watch what promises to be a great game on a big screen.