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Salute to Local Rinks

By USA Hockey, 02/23/17, 5:45AM MST


Hockey Week Across America Hits Day 5

About The Day | #SaluteToRinks

USA Hockey's Salute to Local Rinks Day as part of Hockey Week Across America is dedicated to recognizing the many ice rinks that help shape the love of hockey across the country. To showcase your childhood rinks and/or local arenas, share photos and videos on social media using the #SaluteToRinks. 

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Radio Call-Ins

Jeff Jackson | 9:30 a.m. ET

Jeff Jackson, the head men's hockey coach at the University of Notre Dame, is calling into Stellick and Simmer in the Morning at 9:30 a.m. ET on SiriusXM's NHL Network Radio. 

Joe Bertagna | 1:30 p.m. ET

Joe Bertagna, the commissioner of the Hockey East Association, is calling into NHL Game Day With Steve Kouleas at 1:30 p.m. ET on SiriusXM's NHL Network Radio.

Ben Smith | 5:17 p.m. ET

Three-time Olympic head coach Ben Smith is calling into The Power Play with Laughlin, O'Sullivan, Gordon at 5:17 p.m. ET on SiriusXM's NHL Network Radio. 

Join The Social Conversation

Be part of the social conversation regarding USA Hockey's Hockey Week Across America initiative. Here's how you can participate in today's HWAA theme:

  • Share photos/videos of your local rink using #SaluteToRinks
  • Share your favorite rink-related story using #SaluteToRinks


Please note, #HWAA is the main hashtag throughout the week.

HWAA Daily Themes

Date Theme
Sunday, Feb. 19 NBC's Hockey Day in America
Monday, Feb. 20 Salute to Players
Tuesday, Feb. 21 Salute to Coaches
Wednesday, Feb. 22 Salute to Officials
Thursday, Feb. 23 Salute to Local Rinks
Friday, Feb. 24 Wear Your Favorite Jersey Day
Saturday, Feb. 25 Try Hockey Day
Sunday, Feb. 26 Celebrate Hockey Heroes

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