To cap off the weekend, "Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes" day encourages hockey programs nationwide to develop ways to honor their local hockey heroes. The day also includes NBC's Hockey Day in America coverage, which will include a Try Hockey For Free event The Rinks at Chelsea Piers in Stamford, Conn., as well as two NHL games -- Philadelphia at Washington (12:30 p.m. ET on NBC) and the New York Rangers hosting Boston (7 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Fans are also asked to post photos of them celebrating their local hockey heroes to USA Hockey’s Facebook page, as well as tweet photos to @USAHockey. Be sure to use #HWAA on all social medal posts related to Hockey Weekend Across America.
Fans 13 years of age and older can register for the Hockey Weekend Across America “Great Day for Hockey” Sweepstakes by clicking here. Three grand prize packages will be awarded, each including hockey skates, a hockey stick, a helmet/facemask combo and hockey gloves, courtesy of CCM. Second and third prized will also be awarded with the drawing taking place after Hockey Weekend Across America.