Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. to Release Q1 Results on October 9, 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/05/12 -- Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (TSX:BAU) ("Bauer") today announced that it will release its first quarter financial results for the quarter ended August 31, 2012 on October 9, 2012. Due to certain restrictions associated with the recently announced secondary offering by the Kohlberg Funds (see press release dated September 26, 2012), the Company will hold its conference call to discuss the results on October 17, 2012 at 8:30 am ET, prior to its annual general meeting of shareholders, which will be held on the same day at 10:00 am ET at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario. Kevin Davis, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Amir Rosenthal, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call.

To access the call, please dial 1-888-364-3109 or 1-719-325-2361. The conference call will also be accessible via webcast at www.bauerperformancesports.com.

A replay of the conference call will be available from 1:00 p.m. ET on October 17, 2012, until midnight ET, October 31, 2012. To access the replay, dial 1-877-870-5176 or 1-858-384-5517, followed by passcode 2241937.

ABOUT BAUER PERFORMANCE SPORTS LTD.

Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (TSX:BAU) is a leading developer and manufacturer of ice hockey, roller hockey, and lacrosse equipment as well as related apparel. The company has the most recognized and strongest brand in the ice hockey equipment industry, and holds the top market share position in both ice and roller hockey. Its products are marketed under the Bauer Hockey, Mission Roller Hockey, Maverik Lacrosse and Cascade brand names and are distributed by sales representatives and independent distributors throughout the world. Bauer Performance Sports is focused on building its leadership position and growing market share in all product categories through continued innovation at every level. For more information, visit www.bauerperformancesports.com.

Contacts:
INVESTOR INQUIRIES
Amir Rosenthal
Chief Financial Officer
603-610-5802
investors@bauerperformancesports.com

Kevin O'Connor / Ali Mahdavi
Spinnaker Capital Markets Inc.
416-962-3300
ko@spinnakercmi.com

MEDIA INQUIRIES
Tory Mazzola
Communications Manager
603-430-2111
media@bauerperformancesports.com