SPORTS + REC
Knoxville Ice Bears vs. Huntsville Havoc - Southern Professional Hockey League & Vanderbilt Alumni Doubleheader
October 20, 2012
The Nashville Predators have partnered with the Southern Professional Hockey League’s Knoxville Ice Bears to bring hockey to Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 20!
Tickets to the hockey doubleheader – presented by 102.5 The Game – are free for Predators season ticketholders and $10.25 to the public. Proceeds from the gate – and other fundraisers throughout the arena – will go to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as part of the Nashville Predators’ We Care for Kids program in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. Season Ticket Holders may visit smashvillerewards.com to access their tickets.
The Vanderbilt Alumni game starts the doubleheader at 4 p.m. CT, and will see current Vanderbilt Hockey players take on Vandy Alumni Hockey players.
The day will start with the Nashville Predators offering an opportunity for adult novice hockey players/goalies to participate in a skill development clinic from 1:30-3:30pm. Qualified instructors will include members of the Nashville Predators Coaching staff, broadcasters Terry Crisp and Stu Grimson, and other Preds staff members. The clinic will focus on skill stations covering basic hockey skills such as skating, stick handling, shooting, passing, and goalie positioning, movement, puck-handling, and small-area games in a fun environment as supported through a set of guidelines designed specifically to help players reach their full potential through the USA Hockey American Development Model. (Cost for clinic is $50 per participant and includes a tour of the Preds locker room, 90-minutes of on-ice instruction and two tickets to an upcoming Preds weeknight home game. Space is limited to four goaltenders and 30 players).