Oshawa, Ontario – Chevrolet is donating helmets for all five-year-old hockey players across Canada. The Chevrolet Canada Hockey Helmet Program is intended to provide new and safe equipment to help young players to learn that safe hockey is fun hockey.

All players born in 2006 who register to play with Hockey Canada in the 2011/2012 season will eligible to receive a free Bauer Hockey helmet from Chevrolet. In the 2010/2011 season, over 23,000 five-year-olds were registered with Hockey Canada.

To pre-register for a Chevrolet Safe and Fun Hockey package, including a free helmet, parents can visit Chevrolet Hockey. Full registration will start August 19, 2011, when parents will be able to pick up their packages containing a certificate for a helmet from their closest Chevrolet dealer. The certificate can be exchanged for the helmet at designated Forzani retail outlets, including Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sport Mart, InterSport and Sports Experts.

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