July 23, 2013
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Cadet Ice Arena on the grounds of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Puck drop is scheduled for 12:00 p.m.
This is the fifth time overall that the Air Force Academy has hosted the event. Air Force welcomed the Burgundy/White Game for three straight years from 2007-09 and then again in 2011.
The Burgundy/White Game features all Avalanche players competing in a three-period, intra-squad scrimmage. Fans in attendance will also have the opportunity to watch a shootout at the end of regulation regardless of the score.
Tickets for the game go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday, July24) through Air Force's official website, www.GoAirForceFalcons.com or by calling 800-666-USAF (8723). Prices range from $15 for military personnel to $22 for the general public. For more information, please contact the Air Force Academy box office at 800-666-USAF (8723) or visit www.GoAirForceFalcons.com.
Proceeds from this year's Burgundy/White game will be used by Kroenke Sports Charities to support non-profit groups including military organizations.