WestJet, today in partnership with The National Hockey League (NHL®), announced it will serve as the official airline of the 2023 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ on Sunday, October 29, 2023.
Returning to its city of origin in Edmonton, the 2023 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ will be hosted at the iconic Commonwealth Stadium at 5 p.m. MT in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the outdoor NHL game.
“Hockey has always been a part of our province’s vibrant identity and there is no better way to celebrate this beloved Canadian pastime than through the tradition of the NHL Heritage Classic™,” shared John Weatherill, WestJet Group Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer. “We are thrilled to serve as the official airline of the 2023 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic, bringing direct connectivity from more than 22 communities to Edmonton for the NHL season’s most anticipated Battle of Alberta.”
“As we celebrate 20 years of one of the most beloved events on the NHL calendar, we are thrilled to welcome WestJet as the official airline of the 2023 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™,” said Kyle McMann, NHL Senior Vice President, North American Business Development. “As we embark on our new partnership, we’re proud to bring outdoor NHL hockey back to where the first Heritage Classic was in 2003, and are thrilled to share this special event and connect our fans with WestJet, a powerhouse Albertan made brand.”
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