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Rangers Participate in NHL Breakout '99

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
NHL Breakout '99 will come to Rye Playland this Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The event, which was designed to promote hockey education and participation in a fun atmosphere, will feature many special hockey-related activities, including appearances by select members of the 1999-2000 New York Rangers. Admission is free for all activites, excluding organized tournament play.


WHO:Saturday:Rangers Manny Malhotra, Pavel Brendl, Jamie Lundmark, Mike York.
Sunday:Rangers alumni Rod Gilbert, Gilles Villemure and Brian Mullen.
WHAT:NHL Breakout '99 includes:

- Street and In-Line Hockey Tournaments, featuring local teams of all ages and skill levels, competing in state-of-the-art NHL CoolAir inflatable rinks.

- The IBM/NHL Goal Gallery, which gives fans the opportunity to test their shooting accuracy.

- POWERADE/NHL Street Hockey Games, in which fans compete in stick-handling, puck control, speed and accuracy.

- The chance for fans to test their stick-handling, shooting accuracy and breakaway speed at the NHL Playoff-Pursuit, an interactive hockey activity center.

- The New Dodge/NHL Slapshot Cage, which measures the speed of fans' slapshots with a radar gun-equipped slap shot cage.

- NHL Between the Pipes, where fans can suit up in net and experience what it's like to be an NHL goaltender.

- The NHL/USA Hockey Diversity Task Force selected 40 girls from the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) to participate in an off-ice hockey clinic.

- NHL Light the Lamp Treasure Hunt, offers fans the chance to win NHL Official Gear prizes by completing the treasure hunt.

WHERE:Playland - Located on Playland Parkway in Rye, New York.

WHEN:Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26, 1999 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
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