Wayne Gretzky Ice Hockey Classic 2016 – Australia
The 2016 Wayne Gretzky Ice Hockey Classic drew record crowds throughout Australia allowing NHL, AHL and ECHL players to show off the fastest sport on the planet. John Scott, Adam Cracknell, Scott Darling, Ben Scrivens, Brandon Bollig, Bryce Salvador, Scott Hannan and others teamed up for their respective Canadian or American team to challenge for the CUP.
As well as showcasing top quality ice hockey, the Ice Hockey Classic raised awareness and funds for STOPCONCUSSIONS Foundation in association with Shoot For A Cure and Brain Injury Australia. Shoot For A Cure is a neurotrauma awareness and educational platform founded by former European star Kerry Goulet, ex-NHL stars Keith and Wayne Primeau and Barry Munro from the Canadian and American Spinal Cord Research Organization.