The Buffalo Sabres today announced the third annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, consisting of two all-star hockey games between high school aged players from Buffalo against their rivals from Rochester, will take place on Sunday, April 15 at HSBC Arena.
The first game will be at 2 p.m. with juniors from each city facing off against one another, followed by a game at 4 p.m. between seniors from each city. The winner of the second game will be awarded the Scotty Bowman Cup.
The event is named after the legendary Scotty Bowman, the winningest coach in NHL history. He will be in attendance to present the Bowman Cup to the victorious senior team.
Admission for the games and parking will be free.
Players will be individually nominated and rated by a group of area high school, midget and junior coaches from both cities based on their play this past season. The final selection of each team will then completed by the Buffalo Sabres based on the ratings of the nominating committee.
The announcement of the selected participants for each game will take place during the week of March 19.