COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2019 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration is sold out it was announced today by USA Hockey. The event is set for Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2019 — including Gary Bettman, Brian Gionta, Neal Henderson, Tim Thomas and Krissy Wendell — will be formally enshrined that night. The evening's festivities, which will begin at 7 p.m. ET, will also include the presentation of the Wayne Gretzky International Award to Alex Ovechkin and the Lester Patrick Trophy to Dr. Jack Blatherwick.
A live stream of the event will be available on the USHockeyHallofFame.com homepage. In addition, NHL Network will air the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration on Dec. 26 at 6 p.m. ET.
Notes: U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductees are chosen on the basis of extraordinary contribution to the sport of hockey in the United States … The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame was incorporated in 1969 and inducted its first class in 1973. The Class of 2019 will be the 47th installed to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. To date, there are 182 enshrinees. For information on the members of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, visit USHockeyHallofFame.com ... The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum, located in Eveleth, Minnesota, is open daily. For hours of operation and admission prices, visit USHockeyHall.com or call 800-443-7825.