This Saturday Planet Ice Widnes will welcome fans and guests from throughout British Ice Hockey to watch the Hull Jets, Sutton Sting, Telford Tigers and RTL Widnes Wild compete for the English Ice Hockey Associations NiHL Laidler Playoffs Trophy.
The doors will open at 3:45pm for fans and guests to enter the building using the main entrance. Everyone attending is asked to have their ticket ready to present to the rink staff in exchange for a wrist band. Standing and guests wrist bands will be available to collect from the reception window whilst all other wrists bands can be collected from a table in reception.
Everyone attending is reminded that this is an English Ice Hockey Association event and therefore RTL Widnes Wild season tickets and promotional tickets are not valid. The rink will be undertaking bag searches and fans and guests are reminded that food and drink may not be bought into the building.
Seating for the Saturday is unallocated however fans are asked to sit in the designated blocks as per the diagram below;
There will be additional food and beverage sales points located throughout the rink and there will also be volunteers selling 50/50 and raffle tickets.
In recognition of the tragic events this week involving the Humboldt Broncos there will be a minute’s silence before each game on the Saturday and the players will be asked to stand around the centre circle for this. There will also be a Humboldt Broncos flag on display which all players will be asked to sign and which will then be raffled for the Humboldt Broncos fund.
On behalf of everyone at the RTL Widnes Wild, the English Ice Hockey Association and Planet Ice we hope all involved have a great time and travel safely to and from the event.
Let’s play hockey!