The Rochester Americans, along with the Rochester Red Wings and Rochester Institute of Technology, announced today that Frontier Field will host an outdoor hockey event from Dec. 13 to Dec. 22, 2013.
The 10-day festival will be a celebration of hockey spent outdoors in downtown Rochester, beginning with a regular-season AHL game at Frontier Field between the Amerks and an opponent that will be announced at a later date.
RIT Doubleheader 12/14: The RIT men will play Niagra, RIT women will play Clarkson.
Sunday 12/15: Amerks vs. Sabres alumni game
Plus there will be Section V high school hockey games Saturday December 21. They hope to have 6 high school games!
Blocks of ice time will be made available to the public for corporate events, private parties and youth/adult hockey practices and games.
Sabres President Ted Black says this is a way of saying 'thanks for letting us borrow your team" for 2 Amerks games in Buffalo during the lockout.
Tickets will go on sale this summer. Amerks AND Red Wings season ticket holders will be assured of tickets.