Avs scrimmage set for Sept. 24 at AFA

From AFA sports information …

DENVER –The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game on Monday, Sept. 24, at Cadet Ice Arena on the grounds of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  Puck drop is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

This marks the second straight year and fifth time overall that the Air Force Academy has hosted the event.  Air Force welcomed the Burgundy/White Game for three straight years from 2007-09 and then again in 2011.

The Burgundy/White Game features all Avalanche players competing in a three-period, intra-squad scrimmage.  Fans in attendance will also have the opportunity to watch a shootout at the end of regulation regardless of the score.

Tickets for the game go on sale tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 3) through Air Force’s official website, www.GoAirForceFalcons.com or by calling 800-666-USAF (8723).  Prices range from $10 for military personnel to $20 for the general public.  For more information, please contact the Air Force Academy box office at 800-666-USAF (8723) or visit www.GoAirForceFalcons.com.



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