Lake Placid Begins Preparations to Host NCAA DIII Men’s Ice Hockey National Championships
February 19, 2013
(LAKE PLACID, N.Y.) In less than a month, the 2013 NCAA division III men’s ice hockey national champion will be crowned. The NCAA Division III men’s ice hockey national championships return to Lake Placid, N.Y. and the Olympic Center’s famed 1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena, March 15-16. This is the fifth time since 2008 that Lake Placid has played host to the national championship tournament. The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and State University of New York College at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh) are the co-hosts of the event.
The Division III Frozen Four begins Friday, March 15, at 4 p.m. with the first of two semi-final games. The second game is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. The two winners will advance to the championship game and square off Saturday night, March 16, at 7 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on-line by logging onto http://www.whiteface.com/events/ncaa-division-iii-mens-ice-hockey or by visiting the Olympic Center’s box office, located at 2634 Main St., Lake Placid, N.Y. Single game tickets are $16 for adults and $13 for juniors, seniors and students. The three game ticket plan is $27 for adults and $20 for juniors, seniors and students.
Media Advisory: Credential requests are now being accepted. To apply, please visit http://www.ncaa.com/media. All media attending the NCAA championship event must be credentialed. If you have any questions, please contact Jon Lundin, ORDA public relations, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 518-523-1655 ext. 5313.
Established in 1982, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface, Belleayre and Gore Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg; the Olympic speed skating oval, Olympic jumping complex and Olympic arena. As host to international and national championships, the Authority has brought millions of athletes, spectator and participants to the region, resulting in significant