NAHL Announces 2017 Showcase Schedule; Rebels to play last year’s Robertson Cup opponents

NAHL Announces 2017 Showcase Schedule; Rebels to play last year’s Robertson Cup opponents

The North American Hockey League released its schedule for its 15th annual NAHL Showcase that will be held from September 20 through September 23 at the Schawn Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota. The Rebels will play four games, including a game each against last season’s Robertson Cup playoff opponents: Aberdeen Wings and Lone Star Brahmas.

The Rebels have a combined 4 – 4 record during the past two showcases. Last season the Rebels went 3 – 1.

The following is the Rebels schedule (all times listed are Eastern Time):

Game Day                 Date   Time               Home                                     Away
1          Wednesday   9/20    11:15am         Minnesota Wilderness        Rebels
2          Thursday       9/21    5:15pm           Rebels                                   Aberdeen Wings
3          Friday             9/22    2:00pm           Rebels                                   Corpus Christi IceRays
4          Saturday        9/23    10:45am         Lone Star Brahmas             Rebels

The NAHL Showcase attracts over 9,000 people in overall attendance, including more than 350 professional, college and junior scouts.  For scouting purposes, the NAHL Showcase is the premier event of its kind and is a yearly gathering for every NCAA program and NHL team as they get their first look at some of the best and brightest hockey talent North America has to offer.

The Schwan Super Rink is the largest ice arena of its kind in the world. The state-of-the-art facility, a $21 million project totaling over 300,000 square feet, features eight sheets of ice under one roof. With all its varied amenities and services, the Schwan Super Rink is absolutely unique in the world of ice sport facilities.