At a press conference Monday, SNY introduced its plans for a primary-of-its-type weekend hockey pageant, Connecticut Ice.
The inaugural 3-day pageant celebrating young people, beginner and collegiate hockey inside the state of Connecticut will take vicinity Jan. 24-26, 2020, at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.
The multi-day festival will include a mites go-ice jamboree, adolescents tournaments with the championship video games in 3 divisions (boys 12U and 10U and women 12U) taking vicinity at the Webster Bank Arena ice excessive faculty and prep school rivalry games.
The pageant will also include on-ice clinics and stale-ice seminars for teens gamers and their families together with USA Hockey.
Also, the first-ever event pitting Connecticut’s four NCAA Division I guys hockey teams against each different will take vicinity as Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, UConn, and Yale will play around four sport-tournament with all video games broadcast live on SNY.
“We are very pleased to announce Connecticut Ice and to convey this festival to the town of Bridgeport,” stated SNY president Steve Raab in an announcement. “Connecticut’s love for hockey is fantastic, and the possibility for it to be a catalyst for us to make a main, fantastic impact inside the state is exciting. This annual pageant would not be feasible without the enthusiastic support already pledged with the aid of every a part of the nation’s hockey network.”
“The Connecticut Hockey Conference is worked up to play a vital part in Connecticut Ice,” added Connecticut Hockey Conference president Chuck Wilkerson. “Whether it’s the youth clinics and tournaments being provided or the Connecticut Division I university match, there’s something for every one of the thirteen,000 Connecticut Hockey Conference gamers and their households. This is an extraordinary possibility to rejoice and show off the Connecticut Hockey network.”