ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The United States Hockey League (USHL) is bringing the top junior hockey in the nation to Rochester for the 2nd annual USHL American Cup Powered by Wegmans from December 1-4 at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex and Rochester Ice Center. The USHL is proud to partner with Wegmans, a local grocery chain, to put on this specialty event, which features a pair of regular season USHL games and a youth hockey tournament.
The USHL is the only Tier I Junior Hockey league in the United States and is composed of the best 16- to 20-year old hockey players from across the globe. When the USHL comes to Rochester, it will bring with it the Green Bay Gamblers and Youngstown Phantoms, two of the League's 16 Member Clubs. The Phantoms enter the game with four NHL Draft selections including James Fisher (Columbus Blue Jackets, 2022, Round 7, #203) and Reese Laubach (San Jose Sharks, 2022, Round 7, #217) as well as Shane Lachance (Edmonton Oilers, 2021, Round 6, #186) and Tomas Machu (New York Islanders, 2021, Round 7, #221) while the Gamblers have Seattle Kraken prospect Barrett Hall (2022, Round 6, #164) on their roster.
USHL games are scheduled for December 1 and 2. Don't miss a second of the action and be sure to secure your seat today at www.billgraysiceplex.com. Advance tickets are $15.00, and also available at the door for $18 until sold out. All sales are final with no refunds.
- Green Bay Gamblers vs Youngstown Phantoms, December 1, 2022, Game Starts: 7:30PM EST, Doors Open 6:30pm.
- Youngstown Phantoms vs Green Bay Gamblers December 2, 2022, Game Starts 7:30PM EST, Doors Open 6:30pm.
- American Cup Powered By Wegmans will feature a youth hockey tournament with teams at the 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U levels
MEDIA INFORMATION & CONTACTS
United States Hockey League
Frank Butler, Director of Player Personnel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brent Meske, Director of Media and Communications email@example.com
Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex
Christopher Woodworth, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org