VEGAS (February 12, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights president Kerry Bubolz announced in a press conference today, February 12, the team and Clark County School District will bring street hockey to Clark County middle schools in partnership with NV Energy and the National Hockey League through the Golden Knights Hockey Academy Program.
"This partnership is a great opportunity to help grow youth hockey and create excitement for the sport among middle schoolers in Clark County," said Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz. "We want to thank our partners at Clark County School District, NV Energy, NHL and the NHL Players' Association for helping make this program possible."
Clark County middle schools taking part in this initiative will be provided a full set of street hockey equipment, teaching guides and a student curriculum book to implement street hockey into the physical education programs. All physical education teachers will go through proper hockey training provided by the Golden Knights youth hockey development staff.
The NHL and the NHL Players' Association are supporting the efforts to grow hockey in Nevada by providing resources to help with this program.
ABOUT THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS
The Vegas Golden Knights are a National Hockey League franchise owned and operated by Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC. The Vegas Golden Knights were established by founding partners William Foley and his family and the Maloof family. For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
ABOUT CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Established in 1956, Clark County School District is the fifth largest school district in the country, educating almost 75 percent of all students in Nevada with more than 320,000 students enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade. The district encompasses 358 schools and has approximately 40,000 employees.
ABOUT NV ENERGY
NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services to 1.3 million customers throughout Nevada and more than 40 million tourists annually. NV Energy, Inc. is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, are doing business as NV Energy. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about NV Energy is available on the company's website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via nvenergy.com.