Nov. 9, 2009
MADISON, Wis. -- In partnership with the Hockey Hall of Fame and the United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum, and through the generous support of Coca-Cola, the UW Athletic Department is able to bring the Fan Experience presented by Coca-Cola to attendees of the Culver's Camp Randall Hockey Classic.
On Friday, Feb. 5, fans with tickets to the Culver's Camp Randall Hockey Classic will have the opportunity to view and have their photo taken with the Stanley Cup. Times for the Stanley Cup viewing will be noon-10 p.m.
Then during the games on Saturday, Feb. 6, the McClain Center adjacent to Camp Randall Stadium will be transformed into the Fan Experience presented by Coca-Cola. The Fan Experience will run from 1 p.m. through the second intermission of the men's game.
Appealing to passionate and casual hockey fans alike, the Fan Experience will feature numerous historical hockey exhibits including:
Wisconsin Hockey exhibit featuring jerseys and artifacts highlighting Bob Johnson and many other Badger greats
Legends of Hockey exhibit including items from Team USA and Olympic competition, Wayne Gretzky, the NHL's Original Six and more
NHL trophy display including the Conn Smythe, Hart Memorial, James Norris Memorial and Vezina trophies
Selections from The Turofsky Collection, the world's largest collection of hockey photographs. Dating back to 1907, this collection features the essence of the game from superstars to journeymen
There's even more to the fan experience for those wishing to test their hockey skills. The interactive games as part of the Fan Experience are suitable for both adults and kids and include:
Top Shot Electronic Hockey Net - a full-size hockey net with simulated dasher boards that allow participants to test their shooting speed and accuracy
"Gockey" - a game in which two players use mini-sticks and a small ball in a table arena
Mini-Hockey Rink Zone - two players face-off in an mini inflatable arena
Shut-Out Virtual Goalie - participants get the feel of being a goalie as virtual shooters attempt to score while the participants do their best to stop the puck
Super Deker - participants can test their stick-handling skills by moving a magnetic ball across a sensor pad scoring goals along the way
Slap Shot - grip it and rip it at the slap shot station. Shoot at a net and have the speed of your shot recorded and displayed
Box Hockey - two players face-off in a stick handling challenge in a mini-rink
The Fan Experience presented by Coca-Cola is free, but requires a game ticket for admission.
The Culver's Camp Randall Hockey Classic brings outdoor hockey to Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, February 6, 2010. The event features the Wisconsin women's hockey team against Bemidji State at 2 p.m. and the Wisconsin men's hockey team against Michigan at 5 p.m. Tickets for the Culver's Camp Randall Hockey Classic are currently on sale. Discounted group and youth hockey packages are also available.