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Ryan Watson / (212) 465-5945
NEW YORK RANGERS HOSTING FREE VIEWING PARTY AND FAN FEST FOR GAME 1 AT BRYANT PARK TODAY BEGINNING AT 4:00 P.M.
Appearances by Rangers Alumni Adam Graves, Glenn Anderson, Jeff Beukeboom, Nick Fotiu, Ron Greschner and Stephane Matteau
New York, June 4, 2014 – The New York Rangers will host a free outdoor Viewing Party presented by Chase and Fan Fest presented by Coca-Cola Zero at Bryant Park today for Blueshirt fans to cheer on the team as they take on the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1. Fans will have the opportunity to participate in hockey themed contests on a 32’ X 64’ synthetic ice hockey rink to win Rangers prizes. Fan photo stations, face painters, giveaways and Rangers alumni appearances will also be going on throughout the night to keep fans entertained.
Doors will open at 4:00pm and stay open until the end of the game. MSG Network pre-game coverage and the live game coverage on NBC will be shown on a 30’ X 18’ big screen TV. Throughout intermissions, live entertainment will take place on a 33’ X 24’ stage. Legendary Rangers National Anthem singer John Amirante will sing the anthem, Rangers PA announcer Joe Tolleson will make live in-game announcements and the Rangers goal horn will be ready for every Rangers goal scored.
WHAT: New York Rangers vs. Los Angeles Kings, Game 1
Free Viewing Party presented by Chase and Fan Fest presented by Coca-Cola Zero @ Bryant Park
WHO: Rangers Alumni Adam Graves, Glenn Anderson, Jeff Beukeboom, Nick Fotiu, Ron Greschner and
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
4:00 p.m. – Fan Fest Begins
7:30 p.m. – Skywriting Message (#Rangerstown)
8:00 p.m. – Rangers vs. Kings
Alumni Appearance Schedule:
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m: Glenn Anderson, Jeff Beukeboom and Stephane Matteau
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Adam Graves
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Nick Fotiu and Ron Greschner
WHERE: Bryant Park
Media entrance on 40th Street, closer to 6th Avenue
**Media Interested in Attending Please RSVP to Ryan Watson (email@example.com)**
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