Chris Hadfield Drops Puck from Space at Maple Leafs Home Opener

Note to Editors

Longueuil, Quebec, January 21, 2013 – Tonight's Toronto Maple Leafs opening game started with a bang when Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield, soaring 400 kilometres overhead, dropped the puck from the International Space Station.

A video of the puck drop will be available at the following address: mapleleafs.nhl.com.

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For more information:

Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370
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Website: www.asc-csa.gc.ca