03/16/2014 1:49 PM
The Springfield Falcons announced Wednesday the dates and locations for the 2014 Labatt Blue AHL Bubble Hockey Tournament of Champions.
Bubble hockey players have six opportunities in the Springfield area to qualify for the Team Final, which will be held in two stages at the MassMutual Center Saturday, March 22 during the Falcons home game versus the Manchester Monarchs. The preliminary Team Final stage will take place on the concourse at the start of the Falcons game, and the championship contest will occur on the ice during the second intermission. The Team Final champion will move on to the Tournament Finals, scheduled for Saturday, April 19 at Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica, New York.
The 2013 Labatt Blue AHL Bubble Hockey Tournament of Champions winner will receive a Super Chexx Bubble Hockey game. Players must be 21 years of age or older to participate.
Below is the Springfield-area tournament schedule:
Friday, February 7, 9:30 – 11:30 p.m., JT’s Sports Pub, Springfield
Saturday, February 15, 9:00 – 11:00 p.m., Theodore’s, Springfield
Thursday, February 27, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Christopher’s Sports Bar, Springfield
Thursday, March 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Hooter’s, West Springfield
Saturday, March 15, 9:30 – 11:30 p.m., JT’s Sports Pub, Springfield
Thursday, March 20, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Backyard Bar & Grille, West Springfield
Saturday, March 22, Team Final, MassMutual Center, Springfield