NHL Centennial Fan Arena spends weekend in Edmonton
Interactive experience located near Rogers Place, home rink of Oilers
Derek Van Diest
/ NHL.com Correspondent
EDMONTON -- Jason Keddy has traveled across Canada with the goal of watching a hockey game in all seven NHL cities in the country.
The Nova Scotia native's latest stop is Edmonton, where, along with going to see the Edmonton Oilers host the New Jersey Devils on Friday, he and his friend Aaron Stevenson, of Newfoundland, had an opportunity to enjoy the NHL's Centennial Fan Arena.
WASHINGTON --Alex Ovechkin's appearance Friday was supposed to be a surprise, but some of players from the American Special Hockey Association had suspected that the Washington Capitals forward was going to show up.
Islanders fans participate in interactive experience leading up to preseason opener
/ NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The NHL's Centennial Fan Arena made its way to New York this weekend, where New York Islanders fans were able to participate in an interactive experience to help honor the League's first 100 years.
The festivities began Saturday at Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow, New York, where fans had the rare opportunity to watch the Islanders practice.
Long Island Sled Hockey and the Long Island Blues each received $2,500 on Saturday as part of the NHL's Hockey Is For Everyone initiative. The presentations were made at the Northwell Health Ice Center, the New York Islanders practice facility, in East Meadow, New York.
The donations were made are part of the NHL Centennial Tour, which is visiting each League city in North America. Along the way, the NHL is donating to local nonprofits that focus on diversity and inclusion in hockey.