STORRS, Conn. - UConn Hockey fans, tickets for the 2014 Liberty Hockey Invitational at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey are on sale now. The second annual event is scheduled for Friday, October 31st and Sunday, November 2nd and will feature the Huskies along with fellow Hockey East member Merrimack and Princeton and Yale from the Ivy League.
Tickets for the event are on sale now through www.ticketmaster.com and on Monday, August 4 at 11:00 a.m. at the Prudential Center box office. Ticket prices are $35 and $60 for all-session passes and $20 and $35 for individual games. Special discounts for students and alumni are available through each school’s athletic department ticket office and alumni association. Group ticket offers are also available through Prudential Center Group Sales at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (973) 757-6250.
The two-day, four game contest will feature UConn against Merrimack in the opening game at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 31 followed by a matchup between tournament host Princeton and Ivy League opponent Yale at 7:30 p.m. The championship game will be played Sunday, November 2 at 4:00 p.m. immediately following the third-place match at 1:00 p.m.
Last year’s inaugural Liberty Hockey Invitational featured an all-Ivy League lineup of teams as Princeton, Yale, Brown and Dartmouth battled for the Liberty Trophy. Brown won the tournament with a 4-1 opening win over Yale and a 5-3 victory over Dartmouth to secure the trophy.
About Prudential Center
Prudential Center is home to the three-time Stanley Cup Champion and 2011-2012 Eastern Conference Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball and over 200 events a year including major concerts, the NCAA East Regional, the NBA Draft and the 2013 NHL Draft. Opened in October 2007, the arena welcomes over 2 million guests through its doors annually, ranking third in the U.S. for year-end 2013, according to leading industry publication Venues Today. Prudential Center is located in downtown Newark just two blocks from Newark Penn Station, accessible via NJ Transit, PATH and Amtrak, while at the heart of cross-roads for five major highway access routes and 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.