Hometown hockey tour glides into town

The 2015-16 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is coming to Victoria’s Inner Harbour from Feb. 27 to 28.

Hockey fans are in for a treat next year.

The 2015-16 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is coming to Victoria’s Inner Harbour from Feb. 27 to 28.

Rogers recently unveiled the new season of the hockey festival, featuring a schedule of cross-country celebrations in 24 communities that will host the event.

Victoria was one of four cities in B.C. selected to host the celebrations.

February’s event will feature the Vancouver Canucks versus the San Jose Sharks.

It will also include NHL alumni, hometown heroes, local entertainment, activities and CBC sportscaster Ron MacLean will deliver unique hockey stories inside the studio on Sunday. The tour begins in Kitchener, Ontario on Oct. 9 and finishes in Winnipeg, Manitoba on April 3.