COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today that tickets are on sale for two exhibition games to be held between the U.S. Women's National Team and top players from the National Women’s Hockey League. The games will serve as a final tune-up for the U.S. before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
The games will be held Jan. 13 and 15 at Florida Hospital Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Tickets will be available for $10 each with 50 percent of the proceeds benefitting The USA Hockey Foundation’s Friends of Women’s Hockey Fund. Fans can purchase general admission tickets in advance here. Due to limited inventory, fans are encouraged to purchase tickets online and print their tickets at home.
Media interested in covering the games can apply for accreditation here.
|Jan. 13||6:25 p.m.||Team USA vs. Team NWHL||Florida Hospital Center Ice||Wesley Chapel, Fla.|
|Jan. 15||2:25 p.m.||Team USA vs. Team NWHL||Florida Hospital Center Ice||Wesley Chapel, Fla.|
NOTES: Nine players on the 2018 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team competed in the NWHL during the 2016-17 season, including Emily Pfalzer (Buffalo, N.Y.), who helped the Buffalo Beauts win the 2017 Isobel Cup. Kacey Bellamy (Westfield, Mass.), Brianna Decker (Dousman, Wis.), Meghan Duggan (Danvers, Mass.), Hilary Knight (Sun Valley, Idaho), Gigi Marvin (Warroad, Minn.) and Amanda Pelkey (Montpelier, Vt.) played for Boston; Amanda Kessel (Madison, Wis.) with New York; and Haley Skarupa (Rockville, Md.) with the Connecticut Whale ... The full 2018 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team roster was revealed on Monday, Jan. 1. For the full roster, click here ... Reagan Carey (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey's director of women's hockey, is the general manager of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team ... Robb Stauber (Medina, Minn.) is the head coach of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team.