AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Lynx have declared Friday as “Hockey Fan Appreciation Day” with activities and a special giveaway planned for the team’s game against Pensacola.
The Lynx are asking fans to show their spirit by wearing hockey jerseys, hats and other apparel to work and school in a celebration of the sport of hockey.
Children ages 5-16 are being invited to play hockey on the Lynx portable street hockey rink on the Civic Center plaza next to the Bell Auditorium beginning at 4 p.m. The team will organize pick-up games and there will be a hockey clinic. Children are encouraged to bring their hockey gear, but the team will have sticks and helmets for those without their own equipment.
Beginning at 5 p.m., the Lynx invite all fans to a tailgate party in the parking lot at the Bell Auditorium.