The ECHL announced on Tuesday that Sutton Special Risk will be the presenting sponsor of the Hockey Hall of Fame Display as part of FanFest presented by Walgreens on Jan. 20, 2015, in conjunction with the CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic presented by Visit Orlando in Orlando, Florida.
The travelling exhibit housed out of Toronto, Ontario, will feature artifacts from the depths of the Hockey Hall of Fame, with a focus on the history of hockey in Florida, the ECHL, and NHL Stars both past and present. Additionally, several of hockey’s most prestigious trophies will be on hand from the Hockey Hall of Fame, as well as exciting interactive hockey games for children to heighten the experience during the festivities.
“With the inclusion of the Hockey Hall of Fame display at FanFest this year, the event is truly going to be a night to remember for Solar Bears Fans,” said Ryan Crelin, ECHL Sr. Vice President of Business Operations. “Thanks to the support of Sutton Special Risk, the ECHL and the Solar Bears are able to offer the fans in Orlando a unique opportunity to experience hockey’s history up close and personal, while also giving our younger fans a chance to interact with ECHL players in what is going to a be a very special event.”
“SUTTON has provided specialized insurance solutions to professional athletes and teams for over 35 years and we are proud to have the ECHL as our client,” said Greg Sutton, President and CEO of Sutton Special Risk. We are once again excited to help celebrate this great game at the 2015 ECHL All Star Classic in Orlando, Florida.”
FanFest tickets will go on sale on October 16, at 10:00 a.m. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketmaster.com.
About the ECHL
Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 21 teams in 14 states for its 27th season in 2014-15. There have been 541 players who have started their career in the ECHL have gone on to play in the National Hockey League, including 29 who made their NHL debuts in the 2013-14 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 26 of the 30 NHL teams in 2013-14, marking the 17th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter.
About Sutton Special Risk
Sutton Special Risk is a Managing General Underwriter originally formed to provide insurance products and services to respond to the unique needs of professional athletes and teams. Over time, the company developed into a premier provider of Accident & Health, Life, and Contingency products and services for a diverse range of clients and risks across North America. Lloyd’s of London, the world’s largest insurance market, provides us with our exceptional security, product innovation, and underwriting expertise.