NYR Assist comes to Coney Island on Tuesday 2/25
“Donation to Greater New York City Ice Hockey League”
Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Abe Stark Ice Rink
1902 W 19th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214
5:45 PM - 9:30 PM
Join the New York Rangers and Chase to celebrate the third project completed by Rangers Assist as the program helps the Greater New York City Ice Hockey League continue their programs mission by providing players with an affordable place to play and develop.
Greater New York City Ice Hockey League is a not for profit (501c3 corporation) hockey program for boys and girls ages 4 - 18. Based in Coney Island, Brooklyn, the organization focuses on providing a progressive and competitive recreational environment geared towards the development of hockey skills, knowledge of the game. First organized in 1967, Greater New York City Ice Hockey League strives to make hockey more affordable and accessible to all children in the Metropolitan area.
Through Rangers Assist supported by Chase, the Greater New York City Ice Hockey League received $25,000 in funding that will break down barriers at the grassroots level of hockey by providing them with starter sets of equipment, coaching education and off-ice training aids that will include a dedicated area of Abe Stark Ice Rink for kids to utilize when there is no available ice.
5:45 pm - Try Hockey for Free Clinic (Register Now - Limited to 60 Children)
Children 10 & younger will have the opportunity access to free rental skates, loaner equipment and an introduction to hockey lesson with the Rangers Hockey Development Team.
6:45 pm - ADM Skills Clinic (Pre-selected youth hockey players)
Children from the GNYCIHL mite and squirt recreational programs will participate in an American Development Model style clinic alongside Rangers Alumni.
7:30 pm - Exhibition Hockey Game (Tickets $15)
Watch Rangers alumni Ron Duguay, Brian Mullen, Ron Greschner, Jay Wells, Nick Fotiu, Gilles Villemure, Pete Stemkowski and Dave Maloney skate alongside coaches and volunteers from the Greater New York City Ice Hockey League in an exhibition hockey game.
Tickets for Exhibition Hockey Game are $15 with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Greater New York City Ice Hockey League.