NEW YORK -- A limited number of tickets to the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ at Coors Field will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 27, it was announced today at a special event at Coors Field attended by representatives from the National Hockey League, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings, Colorado Rockies and MillerCoors as well as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
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Tickets to the Feb. 27 Red Wings vs. Avalanche match-up and the special alumni game between the two franchises on Feb. 26 at Coors Field will be available for purchase via www.Ticketmaster.com/NHL and www.Ticketmaster.ca/NHL, the official ticket marketplace of the NHL®, beginning at 10 a.m. MT on Tuesday, Oct. 27. The offering is a ticket to the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ game at Coors Field and a ticket for the Feb. 26 alumni game. This opportunity is available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. For all NHL events every person is required to have a ticket for admission, regardless of age.
In January, the NHL® announced that the Avalanche will play host to the Red Wings at Coors Field on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. ET as part of the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™. The game will be broadcast in primetime live in the U.S. on NBC and in Canada on Hockey Night In Canada and TVA Sports.
Additionally, two teams comprised of notable alumni from the Avalanche and Red Wings will play a special game at Coors Field on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. ET/5 p.m. MT. The alumni game will feature many of the Avalanche and Red Wings players who competed for those organizations from 1996-2002 when the teams faced each other in the Stanley Cup® Playoffs five times, and combined to win five Stanley Cup® championships.
Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog models Colorado's Stadium Series sweater during press conference Monday.
Additionally, the Avalanche today unveiled the special jersey the team will wear for the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™. As they did during the height of the rivalry with the Red Wings, the Avalanche, as the home team, will feature white as the main color of the jersey; a connection to the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies. The C puck mark becomes a powerful front crest, an unmistakable reference to Colorado hockey. Streamlined sleeve striping connects to the bold visual of the Avalanche stripe, part of the team's socks since 1995. The modern styled collar features a 5,280 call out, referencing the Avalanche's home in the Mile-High City.
The special uniform to be worn by the Red Wings will be released at a later date.
The NHL today also released the official event logo for the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™. League partner MillerCoors returns as the title sponsor of the NHL Stadium Series™ for its flagship Coors Light brand. As the title partner, the Coors Light logo is incorporated into the special event mark.
Further details regarding the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ will be released in the coming months.
NHL Network™ and NHL.com will provide extensive coverage live from the event leading up to and after the game. NHL Social™ will have exclusive coverage on all social platforms, including the use of the hashtag #StadiumSeries.
Official fan travel and hospitality packages for the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ and all NHL signature events will be made available soon, by PrimeSport, the Official Fan Travel and Hospitality Package Partner of the NHL. For more information please visit www.primesport.com/nhl.