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2020 Hockey Week Across America kicks off Sunday


By @MichaelCaples –

Get ready to celebrate your favorite sport.

USA Hockey’s 2020 Hockey Week Across America officially begins this Sunday, as USAH encourages the hockey community to share what they love about the game and welcome new people to the sport in doing so.

Here are all of the day-by-day themes for the week-plus:

  • Sun., Feb. 16 – Hockey Day in America on NBC Sports, #HDIA
  • Mon., Feb. 17 – Salute to Players, #SaluteToPlayers
  • Tues., Feb. 18 – Salute to Coaches, #SaluteToCoaches
  • Wed., Feb. 19 – Salute to Officials, #SaluteToOfficials
  • Thur., Feb. 20 – Salute to Local Rinks, #SaluteToLocalRinks
  • Fri., Feb. 21 – Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey Day, #HockeyJerseyDay
  • Sat., Feb. 22 – Try Hockey for Free Day presented by SportsEngine, #TryHockey
  • Sun., Feb. 23 – Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes Day, #HockeyHeroes

During the Hockey Week festivities, the USA Hockey Officiating Program will be working with the American-based National Hockey League clubs for a “Meet the NHL Officials” program. In Michigan, Duncan Lowes of Novi and Nick Braidwood of Spring Lake will be spending time with referees during a Red Wings game.