November 27, 2018, Brooklyn, NY – The Nashville Predators and National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) today announced that tickets for the league’s two major events on All-Star Weekend in Nashville will go on sale this Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 11 am ET/10 am CT.
General admission tickets, just $20 each, for the 2019 NWHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10 will be available
Tickets for the NWHL All-Star Skills Challenge at Ford Ice Center on Saturday, Feb. 9 will be available HERE. The Skills Challenge, which includes a post-event Meet & Greet with NWHL All-Stars, is limited to just 500 attendees. Tickets are $25 for this exclusive event.
The 2019 NWHL All-Star Game will be played after the Predators host the St. Louis Blues at 11:30 am CT. Ticketholders for the Predators game are invited to stay for the NWHL event. In addition, fans with general admission tickets for the All-Star Game will be able to enter Bridgestone Arena at approximately 2 pm.
The All-Star Game will consist of two 25-minute halves, and each team will have 14 skaters and two goaltenders. The teams are captained by Olympic gold medalists: goaltender Shannon Szabados of the Buffalo Beauts and Team Canada, and Minnesota Whitecaps defender Lee Stecklein, who won the gold medal with Team USA in February.
This marks the third consecutive year the NWHL is taking its All-Star events to a neutral site and NHL market, following highly successful weekends in Pittsburgh (2017) and Minnesota (2018).
About the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL)
?Established in 2015, the NWHL became the first professional women’s hockey league in North America to pay its players and share in revenue from select apparel sales. The mission of the league is to promote and develop women’s hockey, increase participation and interest in the sport at all levels, and shine a light on the role models that fill the rosters of all of its clubs. The league is made up of the Boston Pride (2016 Isobel Cup champions), Buffalo Beauts (2017 champions), Connecticut Whale, Metropolitan Riveters (2018 champions), and Minnesota Whitecaps. For more information, please visit NWHL.zone and follow the league on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @NWHL.
About the Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators became the National Hockey League’s 27th team on May 4, 1998 and have evolved from a young expansion franchise into a staple of the Middle Tennessee community in the 19 years since. The team strives each season to reach its One Goal: becoming a Stanley Cup Champion hockey team while making Bridgestone Arena the number one sports and entertainment venue in the United States. With One Goal in mind, the team saw its greatest successes in team history when they made it to Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final and were named the 2018 Central Division, regular-season Western Conference & Presidents’ Trophy winners last season.
About Ford Ice Center
Ford Ice Center is a component of a public-private partnership between the Nashville Predators and Metro that helps continue the growth of hockey and skating in Middle Tennessee. Home to Nashville Predators youth and adult hockey initiatives and the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy, Ford Ice Center is a springboard for creating new fans, ensuring more and more kids have the opportunity to get on the ice at an early age and contributes to economic development in Southeastern Davidson County. For more information, visit www.fordicecenter.com.
Chris Botta, NWHL – firstname.lastname@example.orgKevin Wilson, Nashville Predators – email@example.com