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Nanooks' hockey hosts Women's Hockey 101

Submitted by Cheri Renson
Phone: 907-474-5114


The second annual Women's Hockey 101 Symposium will be held Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Carlson Center from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. This year's event is teaming up with the Breast Cancer Detection Center during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Participants will have dinner with the hockey team, receive a long-sleeved hockey 101 T-shirt and a ticket to the Nanooks' Friday night game. The cost is $50. There will be several breakout sessions on and off the ice, each designed to help educate female fans about the game of hockey. Topics will range from rules and terminology explanations, various on-ice skill demonstrations, Q&A session with the players and coaches, a tour of the team locker room, as well as an assortment of door prizes. During the dinner, the Breast Cancer Detection Center will make a presentation.

On Friday, Oct. 3, the Nanooks will take on University of British Columbia. The game will be played on pink ice with special intermission activities recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Game time is 7:05 p.m. at the Carlson Center.

If you are interested in attending please contact Shawn Head at 907-474-6405 or by e-mail at fnsdh@uaf.edu.

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