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Contest To Be Held At 1STBANK Center in Broomfield On Sept. 20

Tuesday, 07.13.2010 / 1:19 PM / News
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Avalanche Burgundy\/White Game
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club has announced that the team will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game on Monday, Sept. 20 at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo.  Puck drop is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

This year marks the first time that the Burgundy/White Game will be played in Broomfield.  The annual contest has previously taken place in Denver and Colorado Springs. 

The Burgundy/White Game features all Avalanche players competing in a three-period, intra-squad scrimmage.  Fans in attendance will also have the opportunity to watch a shootout at the end of regulation regardless of the score.

A portion of the proceeds from this year’s game will benefit Kroenke Sports Charities and Colorado Avalanche Youth Hockey programs.  The previous 10 Burgundy/White games have generated in excess of $500,000 for various charitable causes throughout Colorado.  Since 1995, the Colorado Avalanche Community Fund and Kroenke Sports Charities have made donations exceeding $12 million to local charities throughout Colorado.

“We are excited to be bringing the Burgundy/White Game to our fans in Broomfield,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman.  “The Burgundy/White Game is a unique event for Avalanche fans to see all of their favorite players in action while also supporting a terrific cause.”

Tickets for the game go on sale Saturday, July 17, through TicketHorse.com or by calling (303) 53HORSE.  All tickets are $10.

Formerly known as the Broomfield Event Center, 1STBANK Center is the premier mid-sized event venue in the Denver area.  The venue can hold up to 6,500 people (5,304 for hockey) and can accommodate live music, family shows, sporting events, community functions and more. 1STBANK Center is operated by Peak Entertainment, a new partnership formed by AEG Live Rocky Mountains and Kroenke Sports Enterprises, two of Colorado’s premier entertainment corporations.
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