Summit Hockey Classic kicks off
April 1, 2009
Summit Hockey will present the second annual Summit Hockey Classic today and Friday at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena in Breckenridge.
Four teams representing Beaver Run Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, PeakOne Surgery Center and Vail Summit Orthopaedics will compete.
Today, Beaver Run and Copper Mountain will face off at 5 p.m., while Vail Summit Othropaedics and PeakOne Surgery Center will play at 7 p.m.
Each team consists of local hockey talent and two celebrity players.
This year the celebrities will include: Greg Adams (NHL ” New Jersey, Vancouver, Dallas and Phoenix), Rick Boh (Colorado College and Minnesota North Stars), Peter Geronazzo
(Colorado College, IHL and ECHL), Nick Larson (University of Denver, NCAA Champion), Don Mercier (DU and Calgary Flames), Trevor Pochipinski (Colorado College and L.A. Kings), Doug Smail (Winnipeg, Minnesota, Ottawa and Quebec) and Marty Wakelyn (Colorado College and N.Y. Islanders).
Recommended Stories For You
On Friday, the consolation game will be played at 5 p.m. Immediately following this game there will be a celebrity shoot out with the championship game being played at 7 p.m..
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds from the Summit Hockey Classic benefit Summit Youth Hockey, a nonprofit organization offering the opportunity for boys and girls to participate in both recreational and competitive hockey programs.
Trending In: Sports
- Six years after graduation, Summit High alum Rob Courtney back as school’s athletic trainer
- Best fall hikes for aspen leaves in Summit County (before they’re gone!)
- Breckenridge Film Fest features ‘Afghan Cycles’ documentary, other outdoor-related films
- Boulder man hikes Mosquito-Ten Mile from Trout Creek Pass to Mount Royal (podcast)
- The Outsider: When should you remove a rod in your leg?
- Breckenridge dog attack update: Dog to be euthanized, owner cited
- A nationally known champion of Native American art, Nancy Blomberg loved Breckenridge’s landscape
- Williams Sonoma outlet coming to Silverthorne this fall
- Frisco child pornography trial hinges on disturbing images, chain of custody for digital evidence