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Hockey Weekend returns Feb. 28

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12:49 PM ET 04.19 | Hockey Weekend Across America will return in 2014, a little later than last year. USA Hockey's annual weekend to celebrate the game in the United States will take place Feb. 28-Mar. 2, 2014. The date has been moved back from its usual mid-February post to make way for the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, which will likely force the NHL to shut down for two weeks and make hockey played in the U.S. scarce during that time. The tradition began in 2008. Hockey Weekend Across America will include a theme for each of the three days, including Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey on Friday (Feb. 28); Try Hockey on Saturday (Mar. 1); and Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes on Sunday (Mar. 2). Among the potential NHL-featured events could be a game between the Penguins and Blackhawks at Soldier Field in Chicago. NBC will likely bring back Hockey Day in America as well.

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April 19, 2013  01:03 PM ET

I heard a rumor about a possible outdoor game in L.A. If true I guess the players will be on roller blades, their jerseys will be t-shirts & shorts, sunglasses optional. Again, just a rumor.

April 19, 2013  01:05 PM ET

Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes on Sunday (Mar. 2).


Hawaii has Wayne Gretzky's Waikiki hockey and Alaska, I'm guessing, would rather celebrate Russell Crowe instead of Scott Gnomez...

April 19, 2013  01:40 PM ET

Our Canadian friends must get a chuckle out of the annual "Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey" celebration.





I think I will ask for that day off next year.

April 19, 2013  01:57 PM ET
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Our Canadian friends must get a chuckle out of the annual "Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey" celebration. I think I will ask for that day off next year.

uh yeah....next friday is hawaiin shirt day...so if you have one, you can go ahead and wear one....

April 19, 2013  02:22 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Our Canadian friends must get a chuckle out of the annual "Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey" celebration. I think I will ask for that day off next year.

But isn't every day wear your fave jersey day?

I guarantee someone on this site is wearing a GILMOUR jersey at work today!

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April 19, 2013  03:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Our Canadian friends must get a chuckle out of the annual "Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey" celebration. I think I will ask for that day off next year.

LOL. For our Canuck friends hockey wear is "everyday wear" and "Sunday wear" and "Dinner wear" and "sleep wear" and "go-out-on-a-date wear" and ..... and ... what am I missing?

April 19, 2013  03:52 PM ET
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LOL. For our Canuck friends hockey wear is "everyday wear" and "Sunday wear" and "Dinner wear" and "sleep wear" and "go-out-on-a-date wear" and ..... and ... what am I missing?

Wedding outfits?

April 19, 2013  04:09 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

But isn't every day wear your fave jersey day?

I guarantee someone on this site is wearing a GILMOUR jersey at work today!

Some of the fanatical rhetoric I read here makes me think it might actually be a tattoo not a jersey GB.

April 19, 2013  04:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Some of the fanatical rhetoric I read here makes me think it might actually be a tattoo not a jersey GB.

Home or road colors?

April 19, 2013  05:18 PM ET
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Wedding outfits?

:-)

April 19, 2013  05:52 PM ET
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Wedding outfits?

Yep...

April 19, 2013  09:58 PM ET
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LOL. For our Canuck friends hockey wear is "everyday wear" and "Sunday wear" and "Dinner wear" and "sleep wear" and "go-out-on-a-date wear" and ..... and ... what am I missing?

Edible panty night?

 
April 21, 2013  08:46 PM ET
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Wedding outfits?

I've seen people getting married with their fav hockey jerseys.....not too often but have seen it.

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