COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that both Liberty Mutual Insurance and Marriott International will be sponsors of the 2013 U.S. Men's National Team Camp, set for next Monday and Tuesday (Aug. 26-27) at Kettler Capitals IcePlex in Arlington, Va.
"We're extremely pleased to have the support of both Liberty Mutual and Marriott for our Men's National Team Camp," said Mike Bertsch, assistant executive director for marketing, communications and events at USA Hockey. "Both have been outstanding partners that are committed to not only help us grow the game, but give it increased exposure."
The camp features 48 of the top men's players in the country, all vying for one of 25 spots on the 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team final roster.
USA Hockey has announced that Tuesday morning (Aug. 27) will be a public day at the camp with a limited number of tickets now on sale by clicking here. Both Marriott and Liberty Mutual will be involved.
All ticket holders will receive the following:
In addition, NHL Network’s Kathryn Tappen will host an on-ice program that will include the unveiling of the 2014 Nike Olympic jersey, the introduction of all 48 players attending the camp, and product giveaways.
NOTES: The 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team is under the direction of David Poile, general manager, Ray Shero, associate general manager, Brian Burke, director of player personnel, and Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey ... The 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team will be coached by Dan Bylsma ... Peter Laviolette, Todd Richards and Tony Granato will be the Team USA assistant coaches ... USA Hockey's international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), vice president of USA Hockey, has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. National Teams ... The men's ice hockey competition that is part of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will take place Feb. 12-23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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7 a.m.: Doors open/check-in for ticket holders
9 - 11:15 a.m.: Pre-assigned player autograph and open skate time blocks
10 - 11 a.m.: Wounded Warrior sled hockey game
11:30 a.m.: On-ice program hosted by NHL Network's Kathryn Tappen