The Kraft Hockeyville NHL Pre-Season game will be played in Summerside, and hosted by the winning community of O’Leary.
O’Leary was officially named winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2017 on April 1st, earning the right to host an NHL preseason game featuring the Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils on September 25th.
Organizers say that to ensure an optimal experience for fans and players alike, the game will be played at Credit Union Place in Summerside. O’Leary though will host a range of Kraft Hockeyville activities in and around O’Leary in the days leading up to the game.
The O’Leary Community Sports Centre, which was nominated in O’Leary’s bid for Kraft Hockeyville 2017, will receive $100,000 for upgrades to the arena as part of its prize.