In a partnership between concussion awareness and education platform Stopconcussions Foundation and Brain Injury Australia, Australia will play host to North America’s finest ice hockey players – including representatives from the National Hockey League (NHL), widely considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world – when USA takes on Canada in the 2017 Ice Hockey Classic in June.
Alongside showcasing the world’s best ice hockey, the 2017 Classic will be raising concussion awareness and funds for the Stopconcussions Foundation and Brain Injury Australia. The event is presented by TEG Live and TLA Worldwide.
The Stopconcussions Foundation is a not-for-profit founded by former European star Kerry Goulet and ex-NHL star Keith Primeau. Goulet told Brain Injury Australia: “We are thrilled to be involved with the 2017 Ice Hockey Classic in Australia, featuring our player ambassadors from the North American and European professional leagues. We know we are working with the best in the business to deliver a first-class ice hockey event and raise awareness and much needed funds for a great cause.”
The Ice Hockey Classic will be in Sydney on June 17, and Melbourne on June 24, 2017.
DATES & TICKETS
Saturday, 17 June, 2017
7.30 pm start
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
Saturday, 24 June, 2017
7.30 pm start
Hisense Arena, Melbourne, VIC
To book your tickets, go here.
From the 2016 Ice Hockey Classic, listen to Kerry Goulet’s 2016 interview with Sydney radio station 2GB’s Chris Smith here.
Listen to Goulet, Primeau, and Nick, Rushworth, Executive Officer of Brain Injury Australia, on ABC Radio’s The World Today, here.
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