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Brad Richards and Scott Hartnell in partnership with Caesars Atlantic City today announced “Operation Hat Trick,” a charity hockey game that will take place in Atlantic City, N.J. on Saturday, November 24 at 7pm at Historic Boardwalk Hall. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Empire State Relief Fund, the New Jersey Hurricane Relief Fund and the American Red Cross, aiding New York and New Jersey families affect by Hurricane Sandy. Tickets, which go on sale Friday, November 16 at 10am and are priced from $20 - $100, can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or by calling 800-736-1420.
“We are all overwhelmed by the damage and destruction caused to our area by Hurricane Sandy and as professional hockey players, we wanted to come together to help those who were victimized by the storm,” said Brad Richards. “While we know the road to recovery is long, we hope a hockey game featuring some of the top players in our...
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Just because there are no NHL games on the schedule for the foreseeable future, doesn't mean the New York Rangers aren't getting on the ice.
On Friday, many of them will head to Staten Island, in fact, for a charity skate.
Center Brad Richards has organized a benefit skate to help in the relief efforts on Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy. Richards, who signed with the...
In an extremely generous gesture that will also appeal to the fans, Brad Richards and Scott Hartnell have co-organized “Operation Hat Trick,” a Sandy relief game featuring some of the NHL’s top players.
Next Saturday at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, Richards, who has been actively helping the effort on Staten Island, and Hartnell will lead squads that include NHL stars...
Brad Richards and several teammates will be hosting two one hour skating clinics at the Staten Island Skate Pavilion on Friday, with all proceeds going to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. Registration the event ends tomorrow, and since space is limited, Richards and St. Joseph by the Sea Vikings Hockey are asking for each participant to donate $75 to the relief effort.
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Operation Hat Trick -- At 7pm on Saturday, November 24th, join some of hockey’s greatest including Brad Richards, Ryan Callahan, Scott Hartnell, Simon Gagne, Kimmo Timonen and other surprise guests...
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Center Brad Richards and several of his New York Rangers teammates participated in a benefit skate Friday to help in the relief efforts on Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy.
Richards, who signed with the Rangers last offseason, and led them to the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference last postseason, partnered with a high school team to organize "Skating for Sandy.'...
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