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The National Hockey Monument of Canada made its debut at the 2008 Mastercard Memorial Cup finals in Kitchener, Ontario.

The premiere of the monument took place during the tournament's "Fan Fest". The scale model of the monument, which stands nine feet tall, was prominantly displayed throughout the Cup, when the eyes of the nation were on Kitchener and thousands of hockey enthusiasts descended on the city. (right: Photo of Tim with the Memorial Cup)

From there the Monument made an appearance at the banquet for the Dan Snyder Memorial Golf Tournament in Elmira, Ontario on July 14th, 2008

The Monument was displayed in August 3 - 13, 2008 at the International Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum in Kingston. Ontario.

  • The Monument officially kicked off its tour at Signal Hill National Historical Site of Canada in St. John's Newfoundland on September 21, 22, and 23rd, 2008
  • It then moved on to the Gander Community Centre (Gander, NFLD) on September the 24th, 2008
  • The Monument then spent one day, September the 25, 2008 at the Pepsi Center in Corner Brook, NFLD, home of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hockey Hall Of Fame.
  • The Monument left the Rock and visited beautiful Nova Scotia, making many other stops, including Cape Breton at the Screaming Eagles CHL game at Centre 200 in Sydney (Sept. 26th, 2008).
  • Then went to Halifax for the Mooseheads CHL game at the Halifax Metro Centre (Sept. 28th. 2008).
  • The sculpture was on exhibit at the Birthplace of Hockey Windsor Heritage Centre, Windsor, Nova Scotia from September 29th, 2008 to October 29th, 2008.
  • On October 30, The Monument returned to Halifax for another Moosehead game at the Halifax Metro Center.
  • Then on November 1st, 2008 it was onto P.E.I. at the Charlottetown Civic Center.
  • November 2, 2008 it returned to Nova Scotia in Windsor at the Scotia Bank Mall accompanied by the Stanley Cup.
  • On January 10th, 2009 Schmalz worked on the sculture during Hockey day in Hanover, in Hanover, Ontario. The sculpture then travelled to OwenSound, where the model was worked on during a Owen Sound Attack game at the Bayshore Community Centre.
  • On Januray 17-18, 2009 The National Hockey Monument was on display for twenty-four hours during the Elmira, Ontario, Hockeyville Marathon.
  • Sept. 13, 14, 15, 2009 The National Hockey Monument was showcased on exhibition at the Semi- Annual Home Hardware FAll Market, located at Home Hardware Head Office, St. Jacobs, Ontario.
  • Nov. 13, 14, 15, 2009 The National Hockey Monument was on exhibition at the Sports & Memoriblia Exhibition, Toronto International Centre in Toronto Ontario.
  • Dec. 3, 2009 The Sculpture will be on display in Parliamount Hill, Ottawa, Ontario from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • December 4, 2009 the sculpture is featured at a Ottawa 67s game
  • December 5, 2009 the scuplture visits the community center in Winchester, Ontario
    10ft fundraising goal met.
    The tour is on!