EVENT HAS SOLD OUT!
THE BIG ASSIST
Wednesday, July 1 at 7:00 pm
Darien Ice Rink, Darien CT
An exhibition hockey game with NHL, AHL, and current and former Division I/III college players, featuring Darien Youth Hockey Alums: Ryan Shannon of the Ottawa Senators and Stanley Cup Winner with the Anaheim Ducks, Jaime Sifers of the Toronto Maple Leafs / Marlies, and Hughie Jessiman of the Nashville Predators / Milwaukee Admirals, among others…
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The Big Assist is a big hit in Darien
Matt Norlander, Stamford Advocate — July 2, 2009
‘Big Assist’ a big success
Steven Buono, DarienTimes.com — July 2, 2009
Sold Out: “Big Assist” exhibition hockey game a big hit
Steven Buono, DarienTimes.com — June 30, 2009
“Big Assist” sets up town’s greatest show on ice, scores for those living with spinal injury
Steven Buono, DarienTimes.com — June 29, 2009
NHL in Darien: Shannon and pro hockey pals to play fund raising exhibition game at Darien Ice Rink July 1
Steven Buono, DarienTimes.com — June 28, 2009
Players invited include
*Confirmed as of 6/8/09. Individual athlete appearance subject to change due to their availability.
- *Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lighting
- *Ryan Shannon, Ottawa Senators
- *Jaime Sifers, Toronto Maple Leafs
- *Hugh Jessiman, Nashville Predators
- *Matt Moulson, LA Kings
- *Matt Lashoff, Tampa Bay Lighting
- Max Pacioretty, Montreal Canadiens
- *Greg Moore, NY Rangers
- Ray Grioux, KHL St. Petersburg
- *Nolan Schaefer, Minnesota Wild
- *John Mori, Providence College
- *Jack Downing, UVM
- *Drew McKenzie, UVM
- Bob Sullivan, Colby College
- Kevin Sullivan, Union College
- …and many more…
This is a fundraising event to support the work of the Owen Henderson-Howes Foundation. OHHF makes financial assistance grants to Connecticut residents living with spinal cord injuries and disease. Owen was the first hockey coach for Ryan Shannon and Jaime Sifers. 100% of the proceeds from the event will go to the Foundation.
The Sponsorship Opportunity
Please join us to enjoy an evening where there will be more professional hockey players in Darien than ever before, and importantly, to support the critical and caring work of the Owen Henderson-Howes Foundation.
- CHAMPION SPONSORS | Donation: $500
4 Tickets to the game in a preferred seating section of the rink (TBD either center ice area or the “Sky Box” over the Blueline Sports Shop), plus two autographed game-worn jerseys, and mention in all publicity
- HAT TRICK SPONSORS | Donation: $350
4 Tickets to the game in a preferred seating section of the rink (TBD either center ice area or the “Sky Box” over the Blueline Sports Shop), and mention in all publicity
- POWER PLAY SPONSORS | Donation: $200
2 Tickets to the game in a preferred seating section of the rink (TBD either center ice area or the “Sky Box” over the Blueline Sports Shop), and mention in all publicity
- ASSIST LEADER SPONSORS | Donation: $100
2 Tickets to the game and mention in publicity
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Candace Wheelock at firstname.lastname@example.org
The player’s game-worn jerseys will be autographed and sold or auctioned; there will also be a silent auction of sports items.