Colorado Avalanche prospects will travel to Arizona ahead of training camp to compete in the 2021 Rookie Faceoff Tournament September 17-20.
The Avs will join the Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks, and Vegas Golden Knights to showcase the skills of their prospects and other young players in acting.
Each team will compete in three competitions in either the Gila River Arena or Ice Den Scottsdale within four days. All three games of the Avalanche will be played at Ice Den, located at 9375 E Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
Colorado opens the rookie tournament against the Kings on Friday, September 17 at 4 p.m. MT, before a training day for each of the six clubs on Saturday. The Avs will end the tournament with a contest against the Ducks on Sunday, September 19 at 5pm MT and an excursion against the Sharks at 10am MT on Monday, September 20. A full tournament schedule is below.
Ticket information is available at www.ArizonaCoyotes.com/RookieFaceoff. Broadcast and stream information will be announced in the future.
The Avalanche is taking part in a rookie tournament for the fifth time. The team hosted and won the first ever rookie showcase at the Ice Center on Westminster Promenade in 2016 and participated in the 2017 San Jose Sharks’ Prospect Showcase, 2018 Vegas Rookie Faceoff and 2019 Rookie Faceoff in Anaheim.
Colorado will announce its roster and full training camp schedule at a later date.
2021 Arizona Rookie Faceoff Schedule
|Friday||17th of September||Avalanche against kings||4 p.m.|
|Ducks vs. Sharks||6 p.m.|
|Golden Knights vs. Coyotes||8:30 p.m.|
|Saturday||September 18||Practice day||no games|
|Sunday||September 19th||Golden Knights vs. Sharks||3 pm|
|Avalanche vs. Ducks||17 o’clock|
|Kings versus coyotes||19:30 o’clock|
|Monday||September 20th||Sharks vs. avalanche||10 am|
|Kings versus golden knights||12 o’clock|
|Ducks vs. Coyotes||13 o’clock|