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2012 Ice Hockey Exhibition Cup - Kiwis vs Internationals

2012 Ice Hockey Exhibition Cup - Kiwis vs Internationals

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  • Sat 12 May ’12, 12:30pm – 7:00pm


Alpine Ice, 495 Brougham St, Opawa, Christchurch


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $20.00

The Canterbury Red Devils and Minors Ice Hockey showcase one of New Zealand best line ups to play ice hockey for its 2012 Canterbury Ice Hockey Festival.

The festival offers an excitement-filled day. Starting at 12:30pm with a skills challenge.

The Down Under Skills Challenge Trophy 2012
Start: 12.30 pm

Challenge 1. Fastest skater
Three players from each team (one rookie and two all-stars) participate in individual head-to-head races. The fastest from each team then face one another in a final race.

Challenge 2. Breakaway challenge
Three players from each team (one rookie and two all-stars) take four shootout attempts with no limits. In fact, creativity is encouraged. Fans vote on the winner.

Challenge 3. Accuracy shooting
Three players (one rookie and two all-stars) from each team will engage in head-to-head match ups, trying 5 pucks into the five holes on a fixed net.

Challenge 4. Hardest shot
Three players from each team (one rookie and two all-stars) go head-to-head and have their shots measured in KM per hour. The hardest shooters from each team then contest a final match.

Challenge 5. Shootout
Skaters take an attempt in one-on-one battle against the goalie.

Then it is your chance to meet the players at a prize giving lunch. This is a great chance to meets the stars of Canterbury ice hockey, our international guests, coaches and the people behind this exciting sport.

Prizegiving lunch
Start: 2.00 pm

Alvarados Mexican Cantina
77 Stevens Street (was the Stadium Sports Bar & Bistro - corner of Stevens Street and Wilsons Road, near the AMI stadium). Cost $20 pp paid at the Alvarados

The highlight of the day has to be the 2012 Exhibition Cup game. This will be the battle to see if the Kiwis can hold on to the exhibition cup.

2012 Exhibition Cup!
Start: 4.30 pm

International and NZ players from the NZ Ice Blacks, NZ U20s, NZ U18s and NZ U16s. This will be the best line up of players assembled to play one of the world fastest game. The game promises speed, action, skill, style and without doubt the odd fight or two, always a crowd pleaser..

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