COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration it was announced today by USA Hockey. The event will be staged on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2016, which includes Bill Belisle, Craig Janney and the1996 U.S. World Cup of Hockey Team, will be formally enshrined at the event. In addition, the Lester Patrick Trophy and Wayne Gretzky International Award recipients will be honored. ESPN’sSteve Levy is the master of the ceremonies for the festivities.
Tickets are available online at USHockeyHallofFame.com and must be purchased in advance.
Philadelphia is hosting the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration for the first time. The event is part of the Philadelphia Flyers 50th anniversary season.
NOTES: The 1996 U.S. World Cup of Hockey Team played the very first sporting event in the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia (then called CoreStates Center) on Aug. 31, 1996, where it defeated Canada by a 5-3 count in its first pool play contest of the 1996 World Cup of Hockey Tournament. Team USA went on to win the event … USA Hockey assumed responsibilities for the selection process and induction event associated with the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame 10 years ago and has shared the Induction Celebration with communities across America, including Grand Forks, North Dakota, Denver, Chicago, Buffalo, New York, Boston, Dallas, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Detroit … The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame enshrined its first class in 1973. To date there are 169 honored members … The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum, located in Eveleth, Minnesota, is open daily. For hours of operation and admission prices, visit USHockeyHallMuseum.com or call 800-443-7825.