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USA Hockey Sled Classic

First Annual Event, Presented By The NHL, Will Be Hosted By The Avalanche

Friday, 10.01.2010 / 4:10 PM / News
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Forty-six of the top sled hockey players in the country will take part in the first annual USA Hockey Sled Classic presented by the NHL next weekend (Oct. 8-10).

The Colorado Avalanche will host the tournament's preliminary rounds at the Edge Ice Arena in Littleton, Colo., on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 8-9), before holding the championship game on Sunday (Oct. 10), at Pepsi Center in Denver.

The 46 participants are members of four sled hockey teams affiliated with NHL clubs - the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Throughout the tournament, scores, statistics and photos from the event will be made available online. For more information on the USA Hockey Sled Classic presented by the NHL, including full rosters and a complete game schedule, click here.

NOTES: All of the games are free of charge. Spectators arriving at Pepsi Center on Sunday should park in the A-Lot (VIP) and enter through the Main Entrance (South Entrance) of the arena ... To learn more about Sled Hockey in the U.S., click here.

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