Nashville, Tenn. (January 12, 2015) – On Thursday, Jan. 15, the NHL-leading Nashville Predators will hold their first ever practice at Ford Ice Center in Antioch. Practice is free, open to the public and will feature free concession items, a free public skate and various giveaways. Ford Ice Center, which opened on Sept. 12, last hosted NHL players from Sept. 12-16 as part of the Nashville Predators Rookie Tournament, held in conjunction with the facility’s Grand Opening weekend.
WHAT:Nashville Predators Open Practice at Ford Ice Center
WHEN:Thursday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WHERE:Ford Ice Center (5264 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, Tennessee, 37013)
(Ford Ice Center is located behind Antioch’s Global Mall at the Crossings)
NOTES:Full schedule of events is as follows:
10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. – Free food (Hunt Brothers Pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers and Pepsi)
11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Nashville Predators practice
12-1 p.m. – Free public skate (includes free skate rental)
*Giveaways will feature player bobble heads, tickets to upcoming games and more.
*Gnash and the Nashville Predators Ice Girls will be in attendance for photos and autographs.
*Fans are encouraged to bring along school supplies to donate to the Nashville Predators Homework Hotline School Supply Drive (will continue into Friday’s game against Washington).
About Ford Ice Center
Ford Ice Center is a component of a public-private partnership between the Nashville Predators and Metro that will help continue growth of hockey and skating in Middle Tennessee. Home to Nashville Predators youth and adult hockey initiatives and the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy, Ford Ice Center is a springboard for creating new fans, ensuring more and more kids have the opportunity to get on the ice at an early age and contributes to economic development in Southeastern Davidson County. For more information, visit fordicecenter.com.