The Mega Ice Hockey 5’s is the largest ice hockey tournament in Asia. Held annually since 2007, the tournament attracts players and visitors from around the world.
The Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao, Mr. J. Ian Burchett, attended the tournament’s ceremonial first puck drop. Consul General Burchett, together with Mr. I.P. Chu, Executive Director of Kerry Properties, Ms. Cynthia Leung, General Manager of Corporate Affairs of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, and other guests of honour, dropped the puck to kick-off the Adult Division of the tournament.
Consul General Burchett was also on hand to welcome four referees and many players from Canada and to discuss Canada’s role in the development of the sport.