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Try Hockey For Free Day Presented by Kraft

By USAHockey.com, 11/06/14, 10:15AM MST

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Nearly 500 sites Nationwide Participating

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nearly 500 sites throughout the United States are hosting Try Hockey For Free Day as part of the fourth annual Come Play Hockey Month.

Forty-eight of the nation's 50 states are represented, led by Minnesota with 72 host sites and Wisconsin with 58 sites.

USA Hockey's Try Hockey For Free Days, and with the support of the National Hockey League and NHL member clubs, among others, is designed to provide a national platform for introducing children to the sport, free of charge. Total Hockey and Liberty Mutual Insurance are official sponsors of Try Hockey For Free Days.

Equipment will be provided to children attending Try Hockey events and no experience is needed to participate.

NOTES: Entering its fifth season, USA Hockey's national Try Hockey For Free Days, have introduced more than 70,000 children to the sport, including a record 28,446 in 2013-14 ... Try Hockey For Free Day is part of Come Play Hockey Month. Come Play Hockey Month is a component of the NHL's Hockey is for Everyone™ (HIFE) program, which provides children of all backgrounds the opportunity to play hockey ... Join the conversation on social media using hashtag #TryHockey4Free.

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