NHL To Celebrate Centennial, 100 Greatest Players With VR Expertise, Microsite

Bristol, CT – Might 1, 2013 – Studio F: The Stanley Cup trophy on the SportsCenter set.(Photograph by Joe Faraoni/ESPN Photographs)

The Nationwide Hockey League will begin internet hosting a collection of Centennial festivities within the new yr to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the league’s first video games.

The celebration will formally start in Toronto with the Scotiabank NHL Centennial Basic outside recreation that includes the Detroit Purple Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.

The NHL Centennial Fan Area — a touring fan expertise throughout North America — shall be launched at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto on Dec. 31, and one factor followers can anticipate to expertise is the Clear the Ice Zamboni VR expertise. It lets followers compete in a race to resurface the ice. Followers sit down in a mini-Zamboni ice resurfacers and are tasked with creating the right sheet of ice.

UPDATE: The Zamboni VR expertise was created by STRIVR Labs.

After the opening weekend in Toronto, the touring area will head to those following places:

January 6-7: Arizona

January 12-14: Dallas

January 18-19: San Jose

January 21-23: Anaheim

January 26-29 Los Angeles (2017 NHL All-Star)

February three-5: St. Louis

February eleven-12: Nashville

February 24-25: Pittsburgh

The NHL can also be launching the microsite NHL.com/100 because the hub for all NHL Centennial news, content material, movies and pictures on Jan. 1.

The 100 Greatest NHL Players might be a foremost function of the Centennial content material out there on the location with unique video vignettes for every participant that function uncommon footage. The primary 34 members of the 100 Greatest NHL Players who performed primarily through the NHL’s first half century (1917-1966) shall be introduced Jan. 1.