Aggressive hockey is coming back to Springfield on Saturday, November 18 as the Missouri State University Ice Bears face the Arizona Wildcats on Slap Shot Tribute Night. The puck drops at 7 p.m. at Mediacom Ice Park.
Known globally as perhaps the most iconic hockey movie ever, 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Slap Shot’s release, and the Ice Bears will be staging a multifaceted celebration to commemorate the milestone.
This promotional event will feature attractions for families, students, and hockey fans alike with an exciting, high-energy event that will include free commemorative Hanson Brothers glasses for the first 500 fans and several other sponsored giveaways.
Fans will also have the opportunity to dress as their favorite Slap Shot movie character and win prizes in a costume contest featuring categories of Best Child Costume, Best College Student Costume, and Best Adult Costume.