COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hockey Weekend Across America it will extend the event to an entire week to create the first-ever Hockey Week Across America, Feb. 19-26, 2017.
"We're excited to expand Hockey Weekend Across America to an entire week for the 10th anniversary of the event," said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey. "From youth hockey through the NHL, we have a lot to be celebrate, and we look forward to the engagement of the entire hockey community this February in showcasing our sport."
Hockey Week Across America will include the traditional themed days of Wear Your Favorite Jersey Day on Friday (Feb. 24); Try Hockey Day on Saturday (Feb. 25); and Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes on Sunday (Feb. 26).
The week is also slated to include NBC's Hockey Day in America along with an NHL Stadium Series game. More details surrounding the week-long celebration will be unveiled in the coming months.