consumer pursuits

Providence to host AHL All-Star game in 2013

PROVIDENCE has been selected to host the American Hockey League All-Star Classic in January next year.
Posted 2/9/12

PROVIDENCE – Providence has been selected to host the American Hockey League All-Star Classic in January 2013.

“The American Hockey League is excited to be returning to one of its founding cities for the 2013 All-Star Classic,” said league President and CEO David Andrews in a news release Feb. 8.

“Providence has been part of the fabric of our league since our first season in 1936, and the Bruins organization has been a principal member for the last two decades. We’re looking forward to working with the team and the city to make this a memorable event.”

The festivities will take place Jan. 25, 2013, through Jan. 28, 2013, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center; ticket sales and event times will be announced at a later date.

It is the third time that Providence has hosted an AHL All-Star event; the first was an All-Star Game held in 1956 at the Rhode Island Auditorium. The then-Providence Civic Center hosted the first AHL All-Star Classic since its reinstatement in 1995.

Scheduled events include:

  • Jan. 25, Providence Bruins regular-season home game.

  • Jan. 26, Providence Bruins Youth Hockey Festival.

  • Jan. 27, AHL All-Star Skills Competition.

  • Jan. 27, AHL All-Star Post-Skills Party.

  • Jan. 28, AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards (Ceremony will take place at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium).

  • Jan. 28, 2013 AHL All-Star Game

    “Major sporting organizations have realized that the City of Providence has the infrastructure, facilities, hotels and restaurants to put on a world-class event,” said Providence Mayor Angel Taveras. “We are building lasting relationships with these organizations that will continue to fuel our economy for years to come.”

  • Calendar
    PBN Hosted
    Events

    Two Great Programs...One Great Event. PBN's Annual Celebration of Growth and Innovation is now underway. 2014 applications are now available. Deadline August 1st.
    • 40 Under Forty
      We're almost sold out. The 10th Anniversary of 40 Under Forty, and PBN is planni ...
    • Healthiest Employers
      See who the Healthiest Employers in RI are! And save the date - August 14th - at ...
    Advertisement
    Purchase Data
    Book of Lists
    Lists
    Book of Lists cover
    PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
    Data icons
    Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement