A continuous 25-hour game showcasing the growth of hockey in Southern California will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Honda Center to mark the start of the Anaheim Ducks 25th anniversary season.
Teams represented at 25 Hours of Hockey will include those from the Jr. Ducks, Lady Ducks, Orange County Police Department, Orange County Fire Department, sled hockey, Orange County teachers and Ducks alumni.
The event will conclude with the Anaheim Ducks training camp scrimmage beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday.
The 25 hours will consist of a series of games involving players 8 years old and up tied together by a composite scoreboard. Each represented team will play for Team Ducks or Team Mighty Ducks.
The event will also include the opportunity for the public to play on a ball hockey rink outside Honda Center, live entertainment, interactive games and giveaways. Food will be available from food trucks. The hockey-related films “Miracle” and “Happy Gilmore” will be shown at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is free. Fans and teams attending the event are encouraged to bring a donation of unused travel size toiletries such as soap, shampoo, lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sunscreen and mouthwash to support HomeAid’s CareKits for Orange County’s homeless.
HomeAid Orange County is the founding chapter of a national nonprofit organization that seeks to help homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach.
More information is available at AnaheimDucks.com/25HoursofHockey.
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