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VGK University Fan Initiative Announced By Golden Knights

VGK University will be a five-session initiative to give local fans a unique opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of hockey.

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (November 1, 2017) - Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, November 1, VGK University, a five-session initiative to give local fans a unique opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of the game of hockey.

VGK University will take place on Vegas Golden Knights game days, and feature VGK University Sessions including hockey basics, offensive and defensive strategies, special teams and coaching preparation. All sessions will be led by Vegas Golden Knights Senior Vice President Murray Craven and Director of Hockey Operations Misha Donskov in a personal environment. 

In addition, VGK University will have optional skates at T-Mobile Arena before the VGK University Sessions, allowing attendees to be among the first fans to skate at the arena. Skates will be available to rent beforehand at City National Arena. Participants also receive a ticket to the respective Golden Knights game with their VGK University package.

A complete schedule can be found below.

All sessions will be tailored to fans with beginner-level knowledge of hockey and capped at a 50-person capacity. Attendees must be 21 years or older to participate.

The five-game packcan be purchased herefor $495, or $250 for full season ticket members and suite holders. Please note the $250 price does not include a game ticket. A portion of every package will be donated to the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)
-Open skate, 1:30-2:15 p.m. PT
-VGK University Session: Intro to Hockey, 2:30-3:30 p.m. PT
-Vegas Golden Knights vs. Los Angeles Kings, 5 p.m. PT

Sunday, December 3, 2017 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)
-Open skate, 1:30-2:15 p.m. PT
-VGK University Session: Creating Offense, 2:30-3:30 p.m. PT
-Vegas Golden Knights vs. Arizona Coyotes, 5 p.m. PT

Sunday, December 17, 2017 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)
-Open skate, 1:30-2:15 p.m. PT
-VGK University Session: Defensive Strategy, 2:30-3:30 p.m. PT
-Vegas Golden Knights vs. Florida Panthers, 5 p.m. PT

Sunday, February 11, 2018 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)
-Open skate, 1:30-2:15 p.m. PT
-VGK University Session: Special Teams, 2:30-3:30 p.m. PT
-Vegas Golden Knights vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 5 p.m. PT

Sunday, March 18, 2018 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)
-Open skate, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
-VGK University Session: A Day in the Life of a Coach, 10:30-11:30 a.m. PT
-Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames, 1 p.m. PT

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