Nine hockey Hockey Hall of Famers and a total of 14 NHL greats will “skate” into Iona College in New Rochelle, New York on Saturday, September 25, when Rangers’ Stanley Cup hero Mark Messier, two-time Penguins Stanley Cup champion Mario Lemieux and “Mr. Hockey” Gordie Howe are among the ice icons convening Steiner Sports Fanfest IV.
Fans of the New York Rangers will be particularly delighted as Messier’s Stanley Cup championship teammates lead by Hall of Famer Brian Leetch, Adam Graves, Mike Richter and head coach Mike Keenan will also be on hand, as well as former Blueshirts legends Andy Bathgate, Ron Greschner, and Harry Howell.
Hall of Famers Brett Hull, Paul Coffey, and Scotty Bowman, as well as past stickouts Jeremy Roenick and Chris Chelios round out the impressive list of ice greats who will be in attendance at Iona’s Mulcahy Gym (715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801).
Steiner Sports (www.steinersports.com) will present its fourth fanfest, which has grown in popularity with hockey zealots.
General admission is $10, and $5 for children 12 and under. Fans will be able to purchase player autographs, win raffle prizes, participate in silent auctions, take pictures and more. Tickets can be purchased at the Steiner Sports Store and at Last Licks locations. For more information contact Steiner Sports at 914.301.1000 or www.steinersports.com. Mulcahy Gym is located at 715 North Avenue in New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Here is the player schedule for the event:
10 AM – 11:30 AM – Mark Messier, Mike Keenan, Mike Richter, Chris Chelios
11:30 AM – 1 PM – Gordie Howe
12 PM – 1:30 PM – Mario Lemieux, Brett Hull, Ron Greschner, Harry Howell, Jeremy Roenick
2 PM – 3:30 PM –Brian Leetch, Adam Graves, Scotty Bowman, Paul Coffey
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