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"10 Days Of Hockey" Arrives

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks
 

The San Jose Sharks are kicking off the opening month of the 2005-06 National Hockey League season with a bang by launching an unprecedented and exciting series of events entitled the "10 Days of Hockey."

 

The "10 Days of Hockey" is a collection of fan-friendly and community-minded events designed to create awareness and generate excitement for the return of the NHL and the return of your defending Pacific Division champion Sharks.  The NHL season kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 5 and for the first time in hockey history all 30 NHL clubs will be playing on the same night, with the Sharks opening their season on the road at Nashville.

 

The "10 Days of Hockey" commences on Monday, Oct. 3 with the declaration of SHARKTOBER on flagship radio station 98.5 KFOX and culminates on Wednesday, Oct. 12 with the Sharks Home Opener vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets at HP Pavilion.

 

Events range from Away Game Viewing Parties, to a Family Skate Night at Logitech Ice, to Online Trivia, to Sharks Community Day at MACSA Youth Center, to the ever-popular annual "Chomp Day."

 

A complete listing and details of each event is available at sjsharks.com and a brief synopsis is included below:

 

SAN JOSE SHARKS "10 DAYS OF HOCKEY"

 

DAY 1 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 3

KFOX 98.5 FM Declares The Month Of October, "SHARKTOBER"

                Complete with a full day of Sharks players and coaches interviews on KFOX throughout the day

 

DAY 2 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4

"SHARKS TRIVIA DAY ON SJSHARKS.COM"

  • Log on to sjsharks.com all day long and play Sharks "Opening Night" Trivia for a chance to win big prizes!

 

DAY 3 - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 (Sharks at Nashville)

"OPENING NIGHT GAME VIEWING PARTY"

  • Tied House in downtown San Jose
  • 4:30-7:30 p.m. to watch the 5 p.m. faceoff of the Sharks at Nashville
  • Prizes And Giveaways
  • Appearance By SJ Sharkie

 

DAY 4 - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

SHARKS COMMUNITY DAY AT MACSA YOUTH CENTER

  • Mobile Street Hockey Court
  • Street Hockey Instruction
  • Prizes and Giveaways

 

DAY 5 - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

"FAMILY SKATE NIGHT AT LOGITECH ICE"

·          7:30- 9:30 p.m.

·          Skate With SJ Sharkie

·          Prizes And Giveaways

·          Special Family Discounts

 

DAY 6 - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 (Sharks at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.)

"SHARKS GAME VIEWING PARTY"

  • Local Pub/Sports Bar - Location TBD
  • Prizes And Giveaways
  • Appearance By S.J. Sharkie

 

DAY 7 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

"FAMILY SKATE DAY AT SHARKS ICE AT FREMONT"

·          12:15 - 2:15 p.m.

·          Prizes And Giveaways

·          Special Family Discounts

 

DAY 8 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

"CHOMP DAY"

·          Local San Jose Restaurants, Cafes, Coffee Houses, Deli's, Bars and other businesses will participate

·          Employees will wear "This is Sharks Territory" t-shirts and Opening Night Buttons

·          Customers can Enter To Win tickets to a sharks regular season home game at all participating business locations

 

DAY 9 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

KNBR 680/1050 AM Declares This Day, "SHARKS DAY ON KNBR"

  • Player/Coaches/GM Interviews Throughout The Day
  • Win Sharks Tickets All Day Long!

 

DAY 10 - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12 (SHARKS VS. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS)

"OPENING NIGHT 2005-06

·          Sharks Street Rally (Live Band, Facepainters, Balloon Animals, Hair Spray Area, Sharks Foundation Beer Sale, Media Partner Booths, Local Community Booths, Sign Making Station)

·          FREE Pacific Division Championship Banner (On Entrance)

·          FREE Miniature Stanley Cups (On Exit)

·          Opening Night player introductions

·          Raising Of 2003-04 Pacific Division Championship Banner

 

 

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