Laconia, NH. The New England Wolves are planning a community kick-off event for this Saturday, September 7th at the Merrill Fay Arena in Laconia. Festivities will begin at 4pm outside the arena, with games, food, music, player autograph signing, raffles and much more.
At 6pm inside the arena, the Wolves JR teams (both EHL & EHLP) will participate in a combined Red vs Black scrimmage. It will be the public’s first opportunity to see the teams in action, and get to know the members of this years rosters, which have been recruited from places as far away as Latvia, Slovakia, Belarus, Florida, Georgia, Colorado and many more destinations.
“We have developed a great fan following here in Laconia the last several years, and we wanted to plan an event where we could say Thank You to our fans and have our athletes interact with the community prior to the season starting.” commented Wolves GM Andrew Trimble.
Admission is FREE. Between the First and Second Period of the Red vs Black Game, the Wolves will raffle off a Gift Certificate to Patrick’s Pub in Gilford. This will be the first such raffle of the season, and continue for all Wolves EHL home games all season long. Patricks Pub is the official game day promotional sponsor for the Wolves for the 2019-20 season.
The New England Wolves are members of the Eastern Hockey League, the top Tier III JR Hockey League in the United States. In 2017-18 & 2018-19 they were awarded the EHL’s “Humanitarians of the Year Award” for outstanding contributions to their community. In 2018-19, The Wolves claimed the Eastern Hockey League’s Premier Championship. For more information on the Wolves visit their website- www.ne-wolveshockey.com To become involved with the Wolves, or learn more about their community service initiatives email Andrew Trimble- firstname.lastname@example.org