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City hosts Edmonton Oilers community rally in Churchill Square

Click to play video: 'Edmonton Oilers rally in Churchill Square in advance of Battle of Alberta Game 4' Edmonton Oilers rally in Churchill Square in advance of Battle of Alberta Game 4
The city hosted a noon hour fan rally in Churchill Square in advance of Tuesday's Game 4 between the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames. Sarah Ryan and Kevin Karius have team coverage on the noon news. – May 24, 2022

Oilers fans are invited to don their team colours and gather in downtown Edmonton on Tuesday to cheer on the team in Game 4 of the Battle of Alberta.

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The city will be hosting a “Let’s Go Oilers! Community Rally” in Churchill Square on Tuesday, May 24 from noon to 1 p.m.

The mayor, councillors, Oilers alumni, Hunter the Lynx and the Orange and Blue Ice Crew will all be there. There will also be giveaways and music.

Those with their Oilers spirit on full display will be eligible to win one of two pairs of tickets to Tuesday’s game.

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The Oilers will face off against the Calgary Flames for Game 2 on Friday in Round 2 of their Stanley Cup Playoff run.

Churchill Square Edmonton Oilers Community Rally. Global News

The city is also opening up Churchill Square as a place to watch Oilers home games on a large screen.

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Fans are asked to bring lawn chairs for the free, family-friendly, alcohol-free viewing parties. Food trucks will also be on site. They’ll take place:

Game 3: Sunday, May 22 at 6 p.m.

Game 4: Tuesday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Game 6: Saturday, May 28 time TBD (if required)

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