Brad Richards and Scott Hartnell in partnership with Caesars Atlantic City today announced “Operation Hat Trick,” a charity hockey game that will take place in Atlantic City, N.J. on Saturday, November 24 at 7pm at Historic Boardwalk Hall. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Empire State Relief Fund, the New Jersey Hurricane Relief Fund and the American Red Cross, aiding New York and New Jersey families affect by Hurricane Sandy. Tickets, which go on sale Friday, November 16 at 10am and are priced from $20 – $100, can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or by calling 800-736-1420.
“We are all overwhelmed by the damage and destruction caused to our area by Hurricane Sandy and as professional hockey players, we wanted to come together to help those who were victimized by the storm,” said Brad Richards. “While we know the road to recovery is long, we hope a hockey game featuring some of the top players in our sport will help rally additional support for the three great organizations that are committed to helping rebuild our area.”
Joining Richards and Hartnell, either on the ice or in support of “Operation Hat Trick”, include: Bobby Ryan, Kimmo Timonen, Braydon Coburn, James van Riemsdyk, Simon Gagne, Ville Leino, Daniel Carcillo, Steve Eminger, Jeff Halpern, Brian Boyle, Jody Shelley, John Carlson, Taylor Pyatt, Steve Downie, Wayne Simmonds and James Neal.
as if H. Lundqvist didnt frustrate Flyers enough last year, he is one of the goalies for "Operation Hat Trick" next SAT
— Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchCSN) November 16, 2012
…unreal job by Richards and everyone else involved. Richards has really been out front in helping New York recovery from Sandy.
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