2014 All-American Prospects Game
Late-September is time for one of the most exciting games you're going to find
anywhere, as the All-American Prospects Game is one of the best places to find some of the brightest stars of both today and
tomorrow. Held at First Niagara Center in Buffalo New York, the game featuring forty of the top American born NHL prospects
touches down in a legitimate hockey hotbed. NHL fans mark the calendar for this game each year as a chance to try to see which
players they should be most excited about their favorite team selecting in the draft. Since 2012, when the game made its debut,
hockey lovers from all over the United States have made their way to this game, giving it a growing reputation that makes
it more and more exciting from one season to the next.
Put it all together and the All-American Prospects Game is simply
the place to be if you're looking for a little bone-jarring excitement. Though it was held in Pittsburgh in 2013, 2014 brings
it back to Buffalo, a place that is known for passionate hockey fans. There is nothing quite like being in the middle of an
exciting exhibition like this one, as it has the potential to be a game that you'll talk about a long time after it's over.
The reason for that is that you'll be seeing some of the superstars looking to take their game to the next level, providing
all the incentive you need to head out and make sure that you get right into the heart of the action this time around.
All-American Prospects Game Info
Each year, the two teams competing in the All-American Prospects Game feature
some of the top players looking to boost their status in the NHL draft. More than 150 scouts routinely have been showing up
to this one, which tells you everything that you need to know about the talent level that is expected to be on hand. If you
are looking to see some of the best young hockey talent in the United States, look no further than the All American Prospects
Game, which is full of intense competition thanks to hockey players looking to prove that they will be successful in the professional
ranks. Though the score isn't nearly as important as some other games, the skill down below is well worth the price of admission,
and might even see the next bona fide NHL superstar before he's famous.
Hockey is one
of the very best spectator sports in the world for a reason, as it's a game that simply can't be duplicated from no home no
matter how hard you try. Being there with thousands of your fellow fans will help bring the experience to the next level,
delivering a powerful atmosphere that will have you glued to the edge of your seat. Thunderous, bone-rattling hits, incredible
displays of speed and agility, powerful slapshots, and tremendous saves set the arena on fire for the following three periods
of world-class hockey. With a unique matchup like the All-American Prospects game, you'll end up with an experience that you
aren't likely to forget anytime soon.
All-American Prospects Game History
Although there have only been
two All-American Prospects Games prior to the 2014 edition, it was a resounding success from the inaugural game forward. In
addition to the future stars on the ice, several former NHL luminaries have been involved in the game, including Phil Housley,
Rob McClanahan, Don Granato, and several others. Legendary Detroit Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman dropped the puck at the start
of the inaugural All-American Prospects Game, beginning a tradition of American hockey excellence that looks like it will
be going strong for years to come. So if you're looking for a unique exhibition game that has all types of reasons to head
out to the stands, you're definitely in the right spot as the All-American Prospects Game gets underway.
Prospects Game Trivia
Did you know that First Niagara Center now holds more than 19,000 fans for the biggest games
of the year?
After an expansion in 2012, multi-purpose arena First Niagara can now pack in as many as 19,070 fans for
the most highly anticipated hockey games.
All-American Prospects Game Fans
The players participating in
the All-American Prospects Game are known as some of the most talented players in the country, giving you all of the incentive
you need to snag a few seats and get ready to see the action first-hand. Some of the rowdiest fans you will find anywhere
can be found at First Niagara Center in Buffalo when two of the great teams hit the ice. A big part of the experience is definitely
the electricity of the crowd for all the crucial moments of the game, providing the perfect backdrop for an amazing game that
will have you sucked right into the action from the opening face-off onwards.