U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Sold Out
ESPN's Steve Levy to Serve as Master of Ceremonies
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2015 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, set for Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, is sold out, USA Hockey announced today.
The Class of 2015 —including Ron DeGregorio, Chris Drury, Angela Ruggiero and MathieuSchneider — 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 Lester Patrick Trophy to Boston Bruins ownerJeremy Jacobs and former Boston University coach and longtime NHL scout Bob Crocker. Additionally, Emile Francis will be presented with the Wayne Gretzky International Award.
Steve Levy of ESPN will serve as the master of ceremonies for the event for the sixth consecutive year. Levy has been an anchor on SportsCenter since joining ESPN in August of 1993. In addition, he has handled play-by-play for NHL hockey, college football and two NCAA Frozen Four tournaments on the ESPN family of channels, as well as ABC Sports. Levy is also known for calling the three longest televised NHL Playoff games in history: the five-overtime game between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on ESPN (May 2000), the five-overtime meeting between Anaheim and Dallas on ESPN (April 2003) and the four-overtime contest between Pittsburgh and Washington on ESPN2 (April 1996).
Full coverage of the 2015 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, including a live stream of the event, will be available online at ushockeyhalloffame.com.
Notes: USA Hockey took over responsibilities for the selection process and induction event associated with the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006 ... The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame was incorporated in 1969 and inducted its first class in 1973. To date, there are 161 enshrined members in the Hall. 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.