The Ducks announced today that the 20th annual Fedorin Cup will be held on Saturday, August 26 at THE RINKS - Anaheim ICE. The charity hockey game and VIP Casino Night dinner will benefit the Athletic Sports Fund of America (ASFA) as well as the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. The Athletic Sports Fund of America was established in 1998 in honor of Eric Fedorin, a local hockey player who battled brain cancer. A stellar lineup of current NHL players and Ducks alumni will appear in the 2017 Fedorin Cup.
The charity game will feature past and present NHL players as well as local celebrities. Among the confirmed are Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano, Ducks forward Nicolas Kerdiles, Anaheim Ducks alumni Sean Pronger, Bryan Allen, Kent Huskins, Todd Marchant, and many more.
The pregame party will begin at 2:30 p.m., followed by warm-ups at 3:45 p.m. and puck drop at 4:15 p.m. in a 'Team Canada' vs. 'Team USA' format. Festivities also include a raffle for a motorcycle, framed memorabilia, silent auction, postgame party/dinner with casino-style gaming, appearances by the Anaheim Ducks Street Team, Power Players, and Wild Wing.
A variety of VIP packages for the 2017 Fedorin Cup and Casino Night celebration are available for purchase through www.ASFAmerica.com. In addition, fans can also bid for an amazing opportunity to play in the hockey game alongside NHL greats in an online auction. Admission to the Fedorin Cup is $30 for adults and $10 for children ages 5-17 (5-and-under are free). Anaheim ICE is located at 300 W. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805.
Launched in February 2009, THE RINKS Development Program now consists of seven local skating facilities operated by the Anaheim Ducks: four ice rinks (THE RINKS - Anaheim ICE, THE RINKS - Lakewood ICE, THE RINKS - Westminster ICE and THE RINKS -Yorba Linda ICE), as well as three inline facilities (THE RINKS - Huntington Beach Inline, THE RINKS - Irvine Inline and THE RINKS - Corona Inline). For information on THE RINKS program, visit www.The-Rinks.com.