United States Hockey League (USHL) Hosts 2nd Annual USHL American Cup Powered by Wegmans in Rochester, N.Y. December 1-4, 2022
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.
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
The United States Hockey League and its member clubs are committed to being the leading amateur athlete development league in the world. The USHL aspires to develop elite players, students, coaches, referees, hockey staff and business personnel, helping them become the best players, professionals and people they can be. The USHL is committed to being a leader in the hockey world and in the communities in which its member teams reside.
ABOUT WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS
Wegmans is a regional supermarket chain with 109 stores: 50 in New York, 17 in Pennsylvania, 9 in New Jersey, 15 in Virginia, 8 in Maryland, 6 in Massachusetts and 4 in North Carolina. Wegmans is a family company, founded in 1916, headquartered in Rochester, N.Y.
ABOUT BILL GRAY’S REGIONAL ICEPLEX
Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex is a 176,000 square foot multi-use sports facility located on the campus of Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY. The venue features four NHL-sized ice rinks and one 1,750-seat arena and a restaurant and tap room. Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex serves 1.7 million visitors annually, driving over $20 million dollars of economic impact to Monroe County. Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex is located at 2700 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road, Rochester, NY 14623.
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