The New York Islanders announced today that tickets for their intrasquad Blue & White Scrimmage on Thursday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Islanders Iceworks are on sale now. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and warm-ups begin at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $20 each with all of the proceeds benefiting the Islanders Children’s Foundation. There are only 250 tickets available for the scrimmage due to seating capacity.
The annual prospect scrimmage gives fans a glimpse of the Islanders future stars. This year’s contest features top prospects Ryan Strome (5th overall in 2011), Nino Niederreiter (5th overall in 2010), Brock Nelson (30th overall in 2010) and Johan Sundstrom (50th overall in 2011), among others. Also set to take the ice are several prospects who saw time with the Islanders last season, including Casey Cizikas, Calvin de Haan, Matt Donovan and Aaron Ness.
The Islanders Children’s Foundation is a New York State not-for-profit foundation, qualified under Section 501 (c ) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and qualified as a public charity. Since its inception in 2003, the Islanders Children’s Foundation has raised more than $5 million for the cause of helping countless children on Long Island and around the world.
The Islanders Children’s Foundation is dedicated to supporting Long Island based non-profit organizations that provide opportunities to children as well as a variety of in house youth programming. The Foundation will work with children’s charities that focus on the areas of health, education and youth hockey development. Through the tireless efforts of Islanders players, employees and management partnered with the support of loyal sponsors and fans, donations are raised for the Foundation.
For more information or ticket availability, please contact an Islanders representative. Call: 1.800.882.ISLES Ext. 2 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.