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Brian Patafie’s Funny As Puck Tour

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Brian Patafie, fondly referred to as Canada's Original Enter-Trainer, presents 'Funny As Puck' at the Mack Theatre on Friday, September 29.

When he retired in 2021, Brian took the highlights of his life and career in hockey, from the minor leagues to the NHL and Germany’s DEL2 and created a standup routine he has performed to sold out audiences in Canada, the US and the UK.
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Brian Patafie grew up in Greenwood Nova Scotia in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. Years later following his University graduation he ventured out for the next 44 years working as an athletic trainer in both the professional hockey and the junior hockey industry including stints with the AHL Nova Scotia Voyageurs, the Moncton Golden Flames and the Saint John Flames.

After retiring in 2021 Brian followed his first love and became a standup comedian and since that time he has performed in clubs and theatres all over North America. In October of 2022 he reached what he calls the pinnacle of his new career when he was the Featured act for Comedy Sensation Christine Fekete on her “What The Fekete Tour” an eight city, twelve show tour through the United Kingdom. On Friday, September 9, Brian along with Christine and the Pride of Venezuela, Hector Rivas, take to the stage at The Mack Theatre in Charlottetown for The Funny As Puck Tour Atlantic Edition, ninety minutes of continuous laughter about their lives in general and Brian will mix in a bit of hockey.


Website: www.brianpatafie.com 

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