PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE HOCKEY FACEOFF
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Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff Tickets
Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
Notable Match-ups: Penn State vs. University of Vermont, Penn State vs. Princeton
Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff TicketsThe Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff sees Penn State's Nittany Lions match up against some of NCAA D-I hockey's biggest talent annually. Early in the Faceoff's history, the Lions played against the University of Vermont Catamounts, an often nationally ranked team, three times. Today, the game is an established local tradition, with Penn State taking on Princeton. Princeton has one of the oldest and most historically celebrated hockey programs in the country. In fact, NCAA hockey's highest award, the Hobey Baker, is named after one of Princeton's most famous players. This series got its start in 2013, just a year after Penn State became a Division I NCAA program. Since then, the local rivalry between the Nittany Lions and the Princeton Tigers has only grown. This is a great way for the city of Philadelphia to see some of the hockey stars of tomorrow. StubHub is a great place to find Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff tickets.
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Where is the Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff played?The Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff is played at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Wells Fargo Center, which opened in 1996, is one of the most famous and versatile event venues in the city. In addition to hosting the Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff, the Wells Fargo Center is also home to the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers and the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers. The NCAA's Frozen Four Hockey tournament was played there in 2014. The Wells Fargo Center has also hosted the World Cup of Hockey.
When is the Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff played?The Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff is played annually in mid-December. Typically, the game is held on a Saturday. This game has quickly become one of the most-loved hockey events in the region. Plenty of student-athletes from these programs have gone on to play professional hockey. That means this game is also a great way to see the best talent in the sport as it develops.
Who are some notable players from Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff?Players who've made a big splash at the College Hockey Faceoff over the years include Peyton Jones, a goaltender for Penn State, Brandon Biro and Josh Teves. The Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff generally features great gameplay. For example, it's not unusual to see plays like shorthanded goals during these games. These are hard-fought contests between great student-athletes.
What events are similar to the Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff?There are plenty of great local rivalries in the world of NCAA hockey. One famous event similar to the Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff is the Boston Beanpot tournament. This event sees four local Boston schools match up against each other. The Beanpot has endured for decades, and hopefully Philadelphia's tradition will one day be just as established. There is also a women's Beanpot tournament, which is in its 43rd year. The most prominent NCAA hockey matchups take place annually at the Frozen Four tournament. The Frozen Four determines the Division I champion for the season.
What is the tailgate scene like at the Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff?It's generally too cold for outdoor tailgating in December in Philadelphia. Instead of setting up parties in parking lots, fans often arrange get-togethers at local event venues and bars. One popular spot for these gatherings is the Broad Street Bullies Pub. Alumni associations often have the most accurate information about these tailgating events.
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