1956-57 Original Petes Team to Be Honoured At Petes 60th Season Opener

The Peterborough Petes are the longest continuously operating team in the Ontario Hockey League—having won nine OHL championships and one Memorial Cup championship over 59 years. The Petes have graduated over 180 players to the National Hockey League.

This Thursday (September 24th), the Petes will host the Ottawa 67’s for the home opener of their 60th season, and members of the original 1956-57 team will be recognized at centre ice before the game as a symbol of the success and longevity of the Petes.

Original Petes team

Original Petes team

Before the game, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., fans are invited to attend the free Home Opener Kickoff Party in the Northeast Corner of the PMC parking lot. The event will feature live music by Nathan Jackson, face painting by Faces by 2, a selection of bouncy castles by Bouncers Are Us, and a paid BBQ by Brown’s Fine Foods.

Thursday’s game will also be a $5 student night, as Friday is a PA Day for most local students.
Tickets are still available for the game by calling (705) 743-3561.

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