Rangers to Host Charitable Events for the Upcoming Holiday Season
/ New York Rangers
The Rangers will host SuperSkate 2000, the second annual charity hockey event, featuring the Fed Ex SuperSkills competition and Nautica celebrity hockey game on Saturday, December 11 at Madison Square Garden (7:00 PM). The entire 1999-2000 Rangers club and Christopher Reeve will team up in an all-star night of hockey to benefit the NYR SKATE and the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundations (CRPF). In the inaugural event last season, $100,000 was raised for the two charitable foundations. Scheduled to appear are Jason Priestley, Party of Five's Scott Wolf, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Kiefer Sutherland, Denis Leary, Matt Modine, John McEnroe, Boomer Esiason, Kim Alexis, Billy Baldwin, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath, Jane Seymour, D.B. Sweeney, Rick Moranis, Cameron Bancroft, 90210's Vincent Young James Keach, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, ESPN's Steve Levy and John Saunders, WWF's Chris Jericho (Y2J), USA Women's Hockey Team members Cammi Granato, Sarah Tueting, Karyn Bye, and Michael Buie (Mystery Alaska), Rangers alumni Rod Gilbert, Ron Duguay, Pat LaFontaine, Jeff Beukeboom and Glenn Anderson, as well as a demonstration by United States Sled Hockey Association and live music featuring The Zambonis. Tickets are currently on sale at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, on-line at newyorkrangers.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, including The Wiz stores, and Ticketmaster charge by phone. Tickets may be charged by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-7171, (516) 888-9000, (201) 507-8900, (914) 454-3388, (609) 520-8383 or (860) 525-4500. Tickets are available at the following prices: $50, $40, $30, $20 and $10.
In addition, the Rangers, in conjunction with the United States Marine Corps, will host three Toys for Tots collections in the New York Metropolitan area (Thursday, December 9 at Cronies Restaurant - Second Avenue and 88th Street, New York - 2:30 to 4:30 PM; Tuesday, December 14 at ESPN Zone, 42nd Street and Broadway, New York - 2:30 to 4:30 PM; Thursday, December 16 at Antonio's Restaurant, White Plains, New York - 3:00 to 5:00 PM). Members of the Rangers scheduled to appear on December 9 at Cronies Restaurant include Adam Graves, Kirk McLean, Todd Harvey and Darren Langdon. On December 14 at ESPN Zone, Mike Richter, Stephane Quintal, Petr Nedved, Mathieu Schneider, John MacLean, Manny Malhotra, Jason Doig and Mike Knuble will attend. Players scheduled for the December 16 collection at Antonio's Restaurant include Adam Graves, Manny Malhotra, Eric Lacroix, Kevin Stevens and Rumun Ndur. All fans that bring an unwrapped toy to any of the collections will receive one autographed item from the participating players at that event. In addition to the Toys for Tots collection drives throughout the New York Metropolitan area, fans will also have the chance to donate unwrapped toys during Rangers home games on Wednesday, December 8 and Friday, December 17.
For more information, please contact the Rangers Public Relations office at 212-465-6486.