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Red Wings, Blues to play in Kraft Hockeyville USA game

Calumet, Michigan, will host preseason contest Sept. 26

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK / TORONTO - Calumet, Mich. - the winner of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019 - will host the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues for an NHL preseason game on Thursday, Sept. 26, Kraft Heinz, the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today. The small town, which earned its designation as this year's most spirited hockey community in America after amassing the most votes in the online Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019 contest, won $150,000 in rink upgrades, $10,000 in equipment from NHLPA Goals & Dreams and the opportunity to host the NHL preseason game. NBC Sports will provide live coverage of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

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Hockeyville USA

Calumet, Mich., named Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019

Community wins opportunity to host NHL preseason game, receives $150,000 for rink upgrades

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO - Together with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), Kraft Heinz is excited to announce Calumet Colosseum in Calumet, Michigan as the winner of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019. Calumet Colosseum will have the opportunity to host an NHL Pre-Season Game, will be awarded $150,000 in rink upgrades and will receive $10,000 worth of new equipment from the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund. 

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Hockeyville USA

Kraft Hockeyville USA announces finalists; voting to begin March 30

Winning community will receive $150,000 in rink upgrades, host preseason game

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO -- In partnership with the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL), Kraft Heinz is proud to announce the top four finalist communities competing for the coveted title of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019.

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Hockeyville USA

Kraft Hockeyville USA nominations open until March 2

Competition includes chance to host NHL preseason game, rink upgrades for top four communities

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Many local hockey rinks across the United States need repairs or upgrades and the NHL and Kraft are once again doing their part to help.

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Hockeyville USA

Nominations open for Kraft Hockeyville USA

Competition returns for fifth year, includes chance to host NHL preseason game

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO -- Nominations are officially open for the fifth year of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA. Together with the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL), Kraft Heinz is on a mission to find America's most spirited and enthusiastic hockey communities for their chance to compete for the opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game, receive up to $150,000 in rink upgrades from Kraft Heinz and $10,000 worth of hockey equipment through the NHLPA Goals & Dreams program, in addition to the coveted title of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019.

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Hockeyville USA

Blue Jackets, Sabres enjoy Hockeyville USA experience

Thank Clinton community for great atmosphere, memorable moments

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

CLINTON, N.Y. -- It may have been a preseason game, but you wouldn't have known that by the atmosphere at Clinton Arena on Tuesday.

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Blue Jackets defeat Sabres at Kraft Hockeyville USA

Panarin has goal, two assists for Columbus; Dahlin gets first point for Buffalo

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

CLINTON, N.Y. -- Artemi Panarin had three points for the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 4-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres at Kraft Hockeyville USA on Tuesday.

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Hockeyville USA

Hockeyville Hub: USA, Day 4

Dahlin, Eichel, Skinner, Panarin, Jones among those playing for Sabres, Blue Jackets in preseason game

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Kraft Hockeyville USA, now in its fourth year, awards one winning community in the United States a once-in-a-lifetime experience for hockey fans. This year, Clinton, New York, and Clinton Arena were selected as the winner after an online vote. The rink will receive $150,000 in upgrades, and there will be festivities and player appearances prior to the Buffalo Sabres hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets in a nationally televised preseason game at Clinton Arena on Tuesday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN). NHL.com staff writer David Satriano is in Clinton to provide all the sights, sounds, highlights and news leading up to the game:

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Kraft Hockeyville USA, set for Clinton, N.Y., gets praise from McGuire

Sabres, Blue Jackets to play preseason game at historic arena

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

CLINTON, N.Y. -- Pierre McGuire has covered numerous events as an NBC Sports hockey commentator, including the Stanley Cup Playoffs, NHL All-Star Games and Winter Classic games, but he said one of his favorites is the annual Kraft Hockeyville USA game.

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Hockeyville USA

Sabres, Blue Jackets to play in Kraft Hockeyville USA game

Clinton, N.Y., will host preseason contest on Sept. 25

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK / TORONTO - Clinton, New York, the winner of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2018, will host the Buffalo Sabres® and Columbus Blue Jackets® NHL preseason game on September 25, 2018, Kraft Heinz, the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today. The central New York historic village earned its designation as this year's most spirited hockey community in America, $150,000 in rink upgrades and the opportunity to host the NHL matchup after amassing the most votes in the online Kraft Hockeyville USA™ 2018 contest.

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