USA Hockey announced today that HockeyTV will stream all 16 games of the 2018 USA Hockey Warrior Classic, presented by Terry Fator. The third annual event, which includes two divisions, will take place in Las Vegas at City National Arena, the practice facility of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights.
Tournament play will include eight games on Friday, four on Saturday and four games - including the two championship games - on Sunday. Fans can attend all games free of charge. Live streaming by HockeyTV will be available at USAHockey.HockeyTV.com.
The event annually brings together teams from across the country competing in one of USA Hockey’s newest disabled hockey disciplines, Warrior Hockey. The discipline is dedicated to injured and disabled US Military Veterans who have served our country and play the sport of ice hockey. To be eligible to participate, all players must be or have been a veteran and member of the armed forces and meet a minimum disability rating.
2018 USA Hockey Warrior Classic, presented by Terry Fator
City National Arena | Las Vegas, Nevada | Oct. 5-7, 2018
|Fri., Oct. 5, 2018||12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Buffalo Sabres Warriors vs. Capital Beltway Warriors||Rink A|
|Fri., Oct. 5, 2018||1:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.||Chicago Blackhawks Warriors vs. Dallas Warriors A||Rink B|
|Fri., Oct. 5, 2018||2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Dallas Warriors B vs. Minnesota Warriors||Rink A|
|Fri., Oct. 5, 2018||8:00 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.||Pittsburgh Warriors vs. Buffalo Sabres Warriors||Rink A|
|Fri., Oct. 5, 2018||8:10 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.||Capital Beltway Warriors vs. Dallas Warriors B||Rink B|
|Fri., Oct. 5, 2018||9:30 p.m. - 10:50 p.m.||Minnesota Warriors vs. Chicago Blackhawks Warriors||Rink A|
|Sat., Oct. 6, 2018||7:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.||Dallas Warriors vs. Pittsburgh Warriors||Rink B|
|Sat., Oct. 6, 2018||2:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.||Playoff Game||Rink B|
|Sat., Oct. 6, 2018||3:25 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.||Playoff Game||Rink A|
|Sat., Oct. 6, 2018||3:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.||Playoff Game||Rink B|
|Sun., Oct. 7, 2018||7:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.||Consolation Game||Rink A|
|Sun., Oct. 7, 2018||8:25 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.||Division B Championship Game||Rink A|
|Sun., Oct. 7, 2018||11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.||Division A Championship Game||Rink B|
NOTES: The eight-team field this year is the largest in the brief history of the USA Hockey Warrior Classic. In each of the first two years, four teams participated ... Comedian, singer and celebrity impressionist Terry Fator, a longtime supporter of various military charities, was named presenting sponsor of the USA Hockey Warrior Classic on July 16, 2018 ... The USA Hockey Warrior Classic was first played in the 2016-17 season ... A year ago, the Michigan Warriors defeated the Buffalo Warriors to earn the event championship in Fort Wayne, Ind., while the inaugural USA Hockey Warrior Classic was won by Buffalo, which edged Michigan in the title game in Washington, D.C. ... For more about disabled hockey, click here.