(June 9, 2004) -- The World Cup of Hockey 2004 Organizing Committee and the Toronto Maple Leafs announced Wednesday two new ticket package offers for the World Cup of Hockey 2004.
Two game packages consist of the qualification matches and three game championship packs include the North American quarterfinals, semifinals and the championship game. Qualifying game pack prices start from $386 and championship packages start from $1,008.
Ticket packages are on sale now through Ticketmaster only by phone at 416-872-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca. Tickets will not be sold through Air Canada Centres box office. Purchases must be made by credit card. Only VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS AND DINERS CLUB will be accepted.
Air Canada Centre will host five World Cup of Hockey 2004 games:
Saturday, September 4 Canada vs. Russia - Qualification game package
Sunday, September 5 Russia vs. Slovakia - Qualification game package
Wednesday, September 8 Quarterfinal North American Pool - Playoff game package
Saturday, September 11 Semifinal - Playoff game package
Tuesday, September 14 Championship Game - Playoff game package
The worlds top eight hockey nations will compete in the second World Cup of Hockey tournament between August 30 and September 14, 2004. Team Canada, 2002 Olympic gold medal-champions, will be joined by teams from Slovakia, United States and Russia in the North American pool, while the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany and Sweden will compete in the European pool.
For more information on the World Cup of Hockey 2004, visit www.WCH2004.com. The World Cup of Hockey 2004 is a joint venture between the NHL and NHLPA.