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Army vs Navy Hockey Game

August 20 @ 1:30 pm 10:00 pm

The St. James Army Vs Navy Hockey Games presented by Veterans Hockey United  20 August 2022   The St. James Hockey Army vs. Navy Day aims to celebrate and connect our military community over a fun day of rivalry, sportsmanship and hockey!  A portion of proceeds will go to support Veterans Hockey United (VHU).  VHU is committed to connecting veteran, military and first responder hockey players and teams all over the world.  VHU provides a positive outlet that fosters camaraderie and competition for our nation’s veterans, connecting players together to speak the same language supporting each other overcoming the trials they face during their time of service.  All the while growing the great sport of hockey for our nation’s veterans.   *Public skate admission included in Day Pass, skate rental available at an additional cost. Army v. Navy Hockey Day – Saturday, August 20th, 2022

  • 1:45-3:15pm: Army v. Navy Warrior Game
  • 3:30-5:00pm: Armed Forces Sled Hockey Game
  • 5:10-6:30pm: Public Skate
  • 6:45-9:45pm: Army v. Navy Elite Game

  *Discounts are available for TSJ Members and Military Vets & Active Duty Members. For more information, please reach out to hockey@thestjames.com.   There will be three games and a public skate for families and friends throughout the day.  The games will feature our nations veteran ice hockey players (developmental, disabled, and elite) showcasing their skills as they compete, in one of the most classic rivalries, Army Vs Navy.  The players will be representing their respective military branch of service collectively competing on the ice together, taking home bragging rights for the better branch.  Special guest puck droppers from the United States Marine Corps, US Army and US Navy, also to include Washington Capitals National Anthem singer Caleb Green, broadcasting by Hockey Live Stream MVP, and bagpiper performances from the local DMV area.   For information on the event and to purchase your tickets please visit https://www.veteranshockeyunited.com/.  Please see https://youtu.be/rdCPs48V66w for content on mission and history of Veterans Hockey United.   Veterans Hockey United is dedicated to growing and connecting veteran ice hockey players and teams from all over the world.  Introducing players to teams and teams to players.  All in collective efforts to provide a positive outlet that fosters competition, resiliency, and connectedness as they and their families cope with the struggles they faced during their time of service.  We achieve this by promoting, hosting, and participating in large scale ice hockey events and tournaments all over the world.  Providing a stage for our nations vets to showcase their skills and connect with like minded individuals who speak the same language.  Collectively we aim to reduce the growing statistic of veteran suicide and eliminate the negative stigma of seeking mental health support.     Timothy Hanson VHU Navy – Head Coach veteranshockeyunited@gmail.com 571-235-9560 www.veteranshockeyunited.com

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Date:
August 20
Time:
1:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost:
$20
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Veterans Hockey United
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veteranshockeyunited@gmail.com
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The St James, Springfield, Virginia

6805 Industrial Road
Springfield, VA 22151 United States
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