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Feb. 18 | Salute to Players


USA Hockey's Salute to Players Day as part of Hockey Week Across America is dedicated to recognizing the players at all levels that help shape the love of hockey across the country. Coaches, parents and players themselves are encouraged to share photos and videos on social media using the #SaluteToPlayers. 

How to Participate

Check our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for ways to get involved with the days activities!

  • Post a photo of your favorite player using #SaluteToPlayers.
  • Share your All-American starting lineup!

Use #HWAA throughout the entire week, and be on the lookout for each day's hashtag.

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2019 HWAA Daily Themes

Date Theme
Sun., Feb. 17 Hockey Day In America (NBC)
Mon., Feb. 18 Salute to Players
Tues., Feb. 19 Salute to Coaches
Wed., Feb. 20 Salute to Officials
Thurs., Feb. 21 Salute to Local Rinks
Fri., Feb. 22 Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey Day
Sat., Feb. 23 Try Hockey Day
Sun., Feb. 24 Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes Day

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A young boy, in a black Bauer helmet and a navy USA Hockey/NHL jersey sits on the ice and smiles during Try Hockey For Free Day