The event will feature Chicagoans ABC 7’s Windy City LIVE co-host Ryan Chiaverini, Chicago Blackhawks alumni including Eric Daze & Jack O’Callahan (1980 U.S. Olympian) and 60010 local retired professional NHL players Dave Mackey & Wade Brookbank and non-professional local favorite and friend Mike Rigali all Tower Lakes residents.
Other players include: ABC 7 Weekend News anchor Ravi Baichwal, ESPN 1000 radio hosts Carmen DeFalco & John Jurkovic, U.S. representative Mike Quigley, as well as Steve Demitro, Mike Goldberg, Ronald Kalish, ESPN Chicago Cubs reporter Jesse Rogers & Danny Zederman. In addition to Daze, O’Callahan, & Mackey, participating Chicago Blackhawk alumni include Reg Kerr, Mark Kurzawski, Grant Mulvey, Brian Noonan, & Phil Russell. Other former professional hockey players in addition to Brookbank, are Kevin Doell, Steve Maltais, Billy Mullins, Mike Mullins, Bob Nardella, & Alex Pirus.
Admission is free and there is ample seating surrounding the ice.
After the game, guests can head to Hofbräuhaus Chicago for a meet and greet opportunity with Classic Puck Off players in exchange for a $10 donation. Proceeds will benefit the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association. The event will include free food, keg-tapping ceremony with Classic Puck Off players and a viewing party for the Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers at 8:30 p.m. Cash Bar. Parking is free with validation.