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Golden Knights Announce 2nd Annual VGK Road Trip Presented By Las Vegas

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (July 26, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, July 26, the second annual Vegas Golden Knights Road Trip presented by Las Vegas. From August 5-10, the Vegas Golden Knights Road Trip will visit Reno, Nevada; Boise, Idaho; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and Salt Lake City, Utah, which are all within the Golden Knights' authorized television distribution territory through their local rightsholder partnership with AT&T SportsNet.

Players including Brad Hunt , Jon Merrill , Nic Hague and Nate Schmidt ; broadcasters Gary Lawless, Shane Hnidy and Dave Goucher; and mascot Chance are expected to make appearances and participate in a series of hockey clinics, open skates and meet-and-greets with local hockey fans of all ages. Please note player and broadcaster participation is subject to change.

"Building off the success of last year's road trip, this annual trip gives our players the opportunity to connect with fans in other cities that we might not be able to visit during the season," said Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz. "We're fortunate to have such widespread support from our fan base, and we're looking forward to meeting Golden Knights fans of all ages living in our television distribution territory."

"Las Vegas is proud and excited to partner with the Golden Knights to promote the upcoming season to the fans in their television market," said Cathy Tull, Chief Marketing Officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. "The incredible success of the team in their inaugural season gives a great opportunity to attract fans from around the region to make a trip to Las Vegas to support the team."

The team will kick off the road trip in Las Vegas on Sunday, August 5 with the first stop in Reno on Monday, August 6 with defenseman Brad Hunt and broadcaster Dave Goucher.

The team will continue to Boise on August 7 with defenseman Jon Merrill and Goucher, and Jackson Hole on August 9 with defenseman Nic Hague and broadcaster Shane Hnidy. The trip will conclude with a stop in Salt Lake City on August 10 with defenseman Nate Schmidt and broadcasters Hnidy and Gary Lawless. Mascot Chance is scheduled to be at every stop.

The full schedule can be found below. Player, broadcaster and mascot appearances are subject to change.

Fans can follow along on social and post using the hashtag #VGKRoadTrip.

The Vegas Golden Knights authorized television distribution territory through the team's local television rightsholder partnership with AT&T SportsNet covers the states of Nevada, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah and select areas of Arizona and California.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS ROAD TRIP PRESENTED BY LAS VEGAS ITINERARY
Please note schedules and appearances are subject to change

Sunday, August 5 (Las Vegas, NV)

  • Road trip bus departs Las Vegas for Reno (Vegas Golden Knights staff will be on the bus)

Monday, August 6 (Reno, NV)

  • Community appearance at Hot August Nights at Atlantis Casino Resort (3800 S. Virginia St., Reno NV 89052)
  • Time: 12-1:30 p.m. local
  • Player: Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brad Hunt
  • Broadcaster: Vegas Golden Knights Play-by-Play Dave Goucher
  • Travel to Boise, ID

Tuesday, August 7 (Boise, ID)

  • Hockey clinic at Idaho IceWorld (7072 S. Eisenman Rd., Boises ID 83716)
  • Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. local
  • Player: Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Jon Merrill
  • Broadcaster: Vegas Golden Knights Play-by-Play Dave Goucher
  • Travel to Jackson Hole, WY

Wednesday, August 8 (Jackson Hole, WY)

  • Off-day (no media availability)

Thursday, August 9 (Jackson Hole, WY)

  • Street hockey clinic at Snow King Sports & Events Center (100 E. Snow King Ave., Jackson, WY 83001)
  • Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. local
  • Player: Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nic Hague
  • Broadcaster: Vegas Golden Knights TV Color Analyst Shane Hnidy
  • Travel to Salt Lake City, UT

Friday, August 10 (Salt Lake City, UT)

  • Public skate at Salt Lake City Sports Complex (645 Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108)
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. local
  • Player: Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt
  • Broadcasters: Vegas Golden Knights TV Color Analyst Shane Hnidy and Vegas Golden Knights Insider Gary Lawless
  • Travel to Las Vegas, NV

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