The 6th Annual Personal Injury Bar Charity Hockey Challenge was held at the Canlan - Etobicoke arenas on April 3, 2012. The event was hosted by Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP and a number of sponsors.
There were eight teams; Elements Toros, Bergmanis Preyra Stars, McKellar Sharks, FMT Stars, Soma Leafs, Cartel Coyotes, Zuber Devils and YorkStreet Bull Dogs ( (from the Hamilton region). The Zuber Devils, captained by James Schacter, won the Grand Championship and the Cartel Coyotes were Runners Up. The Bergmanis Preyra Stars won the Consolation Championship. MVP Goalie was Dan Fiorita, MVP Forward was David Elman and MVP Defence was Joe Bowcock. With all the enthusiastic new sponsors, the Personal Injury Bar was able to raise $77,733.01 for Shoot for A Cure, a Canadian spinal research organization and specifically Play It Cool, a program to prevent spinal cord injuries in sports. Organizer Michael Henry of Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP was ecstatic with the level of support and enthusiasm for the tournament and the amount of money raised this year was beyond expectations. So far the tournament has raised almost $250,000.00 in just six years. Everyone is already looking forward to next years tournament.
Sponsors of the event included Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP, Deloitte, SOMA Medical Assessments Corp., Falconeri, Munro, Tucci LLP, YorkStreet Dispute Resolution Group Inc., McKellar Structured Settlements Inc., Elements LLP Advisors & CAs, Cartel Inc., Beard Winter LLP, Rich Rotstein Limited, BridgePoint Financial Services Inc., Medisys, Bergmanis Preyra LLP, Lofranco Chagpar Correiro, Bluepoint Valuations Inc., Network Court Reporting & Mediation, TD Commercial Banking, McCorriston ADR Inc., Zuber & Company, Able Translations Ltd., Able Transport Ltd., MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists Ltd., Carol Bierbrier & Associates, Rogers Partners LLP, Lois Warren & Associates, Office Central, The Adaptable Design Group, M & J Legal Services, Bay Street Process Servers, CanLNC Experts and Class Action Support, The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, Pepsi, Rapid Photo, David Robert Foods, Molsons and Canadian Defence Lawyers.
New players and sponsors for the 2013 Tournament are always welcomed. The tournament will be held next year in late March/early April 2013.
For more information on this event please contact Michael Henry at email@example.com or 416-361-0889.