Hockeyday has become the biggest day of the year on the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society calendar. Hockeyday starts at 12 noon on Saturday August 8th at the Food Court located just behind the Eastern States Coliseum in West Springfield.
Among the day's highlights are a catered lunch from Take 5 in Feeding Hills. They will also have a cash bar on site. Auction items will be available including a signed Dustin Pedroia baseball and several items autographed by NHL players, including former Falcon Devan Dubnyk. We'll also have gift cards and certificates to local businesses as part of the auctions. We'll also have official Springfield Hockey Heritage Society merchandise on hand.
Hockeyday will also have several former Springfield players return for a day in the limelight. Currently we have already announced on our Facebook page the returns of Hartland Monahan (1978-79), Tim Jacobs (1974-75 & 1977-79) and Gordie Smith (1972-74 & 1981-82).
Also returning for their third consecutive Hockeyday are Springfield Hockey Hall of Famer, Bruce Cline and Yves Locas. Keep up to date for the latest news on Hockeyday on our Facebook page.
We're also pleased to announce the return of Paul D'Amato who was a big part of Hockeyday last summer. Paul has had a successful acting career, but to hockey fans far and wide, will always be remembered as Tim "Dr. Hook" McCracken from the iconic hockey film, Slapshot.
Hockeyday is the biggest event of the year for the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society. Let the planning begin for 2016!
It's been an active spring and summer here at the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society. Our Springfield Falcons made a late season push to qualify for the AHL Calder Cup playoffs. They were thwarted the day after their regular season ended when the Portland Pirates defeated the Worcester Sharks to skate into the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.