COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — USA Hockey announced today that NHL Network will broadcast the third annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game Thursday (Sept. 25) live from First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York, home of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET.
The CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game will feature 42 top American prospects eligible for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
The broadcast team will include NHL Live co-hosts Steve Mears, who will provide play-by-play, and EJ Hradek alongside Dan Bylsma, head coach of the 2104 U.S. Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team, who will serve as game analysts.
Mark Roe, host of NHL On The Fly and NHL Tonight, will serve as the sideline reporter.
NHL Network will re-air the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game Friday (Sept. 26) at 1 p.m. ET and Sunday (Sept. 28) at 1 p.m. ET.
To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit AllAmericanProspectsGame.com.
Notes: Follow @USAHockey on Twitter for information regarding the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game and join the conversation by using #AAPG ... Mike Grier and Eddie Olczyk will serve as the head coaches for the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. Don Granato (Team Grier) and Nick Fohr (Team Olczyk) of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program will be the assistant coaches ... For Team Grier and Team Olczyk rosters, click here … Players selected to compete in the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were chosen by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting ... The Buffalo Sabres and First Niagara Center are hosting the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game for the second time. They staged the inaugural event Sept. 29, 2012, when Team McClanahan beat Team Housley, 5-2.