Game action at the 2018 USA Hockey Warrior Classic, presented by Terry Fator, continues today at City National Arena in Las Vegas. Playoff action will include three games. begins today at 2:15 p.m. PT. The first game will see Dallas Warriors A face Minnesota Warriors at 2:15 p.m. PT. That game will be followed by Dallas Warriors B taking on Chicago at 3:25 p.m. before the Pittsburgh Penguins take on Capital Beltway at 3:40 p.m. The Buffalo Sabres, which finished round robin play in first place, earned a buy to the Division A championship game on Sunday.
As part of today's festivities, Terry Fator will attend a 2018-19 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team practice this afternoon before serving as an honorary coach in one of today's playoff tilts. For a look at today's schedule, as well as a glimpse at yesterday's boxscores, see below.
THE EVENT: The USA Hockey Warrior Classic, presented by Terry Fator, is one of USA Hockey's newest disabled hockey events. Taking place for the third time, the event annually brings together teams from across the country competing in one of USA Hockey's fastest growing disabled hockey disciplines, Warrior Hockey. The discipline is dedicated to injured and disabled U.S. Military Veterans who have served our country and play the sport of ice hockey.
HOW TO WATCH: Fans can attend all games free of charge while live streaming by HockeyTV will be available at USAHockey.HockeyTV.com.
DID YOU KNOW: Colin Gooley, a native of Baldwinsville, N.Y., grew up with Vegas Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch, who stopped by City National Arena yesterday to give the team a tour of the Golden Knights locker room. The two were also neighbors with NHL forward Tim Connolly. Both Tuch and Connolly represented the U.S. in international play, as Tuch, a member of the U.S. National Team Development Program, won a gold medal at the IIHF Men's Under-18 Men's World Championship (2014) and skated in one IIHF World Junior Championship (2015) while Connolly skated in one IIHF World Junior Championship (1996) and one IIHF Men's World Championship (2001). Tuch's younger brother, Luke, is a member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team this season.
|7:00 - 8:20 a.m.||Dallas A vs. Pittsburgh||Rink B||Open to Public; HockeyTV Live Stream|
|8:30 - 9:50 a.m.||Practice, U.S. National Sled Hockey Team||Rink B||Open to Public|
|2:05 - 3:20 p.m.||Practice, U.S. National Sled Hockey Team||Rink A||Open to Public|
|2:15 - 3:35 p.m.||Playoff Game||Rink B||Open to Public; HockeyTV Live Stream|
|3:25 - 4:40 p.m.||Playoff Game||Rink A||Open to Public; HockeyTV Live Stream|
|3:40 - 4:50 p.m.||Playoff Game||Rink B||Open to Public; HockeyTV Live Stream|
Yesterday, Terry Fator spoke to media regarding his excitement of serving as presenting sponsor for the 2018 USA Hockey Warrior Classic