Tuesday, January 10, 2012GLENDALE, ARIZONA ---
The Phoenix Coyotes announced today that for the first time ever, the Coyotes Charities Carnival will feature a goalie shootout event and an open skate on Jobing.com Arena ice. The Carnival will take place on Sunday, January 22 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
The goalie shootout event will include Coyotes goaltenders Mike Smith
and Jason LaBarbera
along with former Coyotes goaltender and current Director of Player Development & Goaltending Coach Sean Burke. Smith and LaBarbera will be dressed in full equipment on the ice and will take shots from kids 12 years of age and under. Burke will also be dressed in goalie gear and will take shots from fans of any age. All participants will receive a “Shot on Goal” certificate.
Coyotes Charities is pre-selling this great opportunity and any fans interested should contact Maggie Wakeford at 623-772-3556 or Maggie.Wakeford@PhoenixCoyotes.com. A limited number of participants are available.
Listed below is the Coyotes goaltender schedule for the Goalie Shootout event:
• Mike Smith
will be in net from 12:30 – 1:15 pm (kids 12 and under)
• Jason LaBarbera
will net in net from 1:30 – 2:15 pm (kids 12 and under)
• Sean Burke will be in net from 2:30 – 3:30 pm (fans of any age)
The Coyotes also announced today that fans attending the Coyotes Carnival will have an opportunity to skate on the Jobing.com Arena ice from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Fans interested in skating will need to bring their own skates to the event. No rental skates will be available.