The Worcester Sharks (@WorcesterSharks), proud American Hockey League affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that the club will host five high school hockey double headers at the newly renovated DCU Center in Worcester.
Ten local high school varsity boys’ hockey teams and four varsity girls’ hockey teams will skate on the DCU Center Ice directly before a Worcester Sharks game. High School hockey fans will receive a reduced ticket price in advance for each participating school, with one ticket to garner entry into the high school game(s) and the Sharks game with money to be donated back to each school with each ticket purchased.
The five high school hockey doubleheaders are listed below;
The 5th annual High School Hockey Showdown will feature the Shrewsbury Colonials vs. the Algonquin Tomahawks on Saturday, January 11 before the Sharks game vs. the Norfolk Admirals at 7pm. The first 2,000 fans will receive a Worcester Sharks movie poster presented by WTAG. Doors open at 1:30pm for the girls’ varsity game at 2pm and the boys’ game at 4pm.
The 6th annual High School Hockey Clash between the Hudson Hawks and the Marlboro Panthers will take place on Saturday, January 25 before the Sharks host the Providence Bruins at 7pm on Freddie Hamilton Bobblehead Night presented by Southbridge Savings Bank. Doors open at 3:30pm for the boys’ varsity game at 4pm.
The 4th annual High School Hockey Faceoff will include the Auburn Rockets and the Wachusett Mountaineers on Sunday, January 26 before the Sharks host the Manchester Monarchs at 3pm. Doors open at 10am for the Auburn vs. Medway girls’ game at 10:30am and the boys’ game at 12pm.
The 2nd annual High School Hockey Feud will see the Worcester Wildcats and the Northbridge Rams hit the ice on Wednesday, January 29 before the Sharks host the Binghamton Senators at 7pm. Doors open at 3:45pm for the boys’ varsity game at 4pm.
The 8th annual High School Hockey Classic will showcase the St. John’s Pioneers and the St. Peter Marian Guardians on Saturday, February 1 before the Sharks host the Providence Bruins at 7pm on Pink in the Rink Night to benefit the Cup Crusaders presented by Pepsi. Doors open at 3:30pm for the boys’ varsity game at 4pm.
“The Worcester Sharks are proud to showcase high school hockey at the DCU Center for an 8th consecutive season,” said Sharks Sr. Director of Business and Community Development Michael Myers. “The high school games will have all the bells and whistles of a regular Sharks game. We expect large turnouts for all five games and look forward to some great high school hockey action.”
For more detailed information on all five games, please call the Sharks front office at 508-929-0500 or visit click HERE.