In Ufa Night Hockey League season kicks off with a charity event to help children of Donbass
UFA, 14 October 2014. /Bashinform News Agency, Elmira Sabirova/.
The fourth season of the Night Hockey League of Russia kicks off on October 18 and 19 with a charity event "Relay of Peace and Goodness". The event is the first stage of IV All-Russian Hockey Amateur Festival in regions of the country; it is a series of opening matches. The start will be given in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Anadyr and Magadan, and then the games will be held in the next time zone — in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Ussuriysk. Next, the baton will be taken by Yakutsk, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk. The "Relay of Peace and Goodness" will be closed in Podolsk on October 19 with a match with legends of Soviet and Russian ice hockey.
In Ufa, the match will take place at the Ice Palace "Ufa-Arena" on Saturday, October 18, at 18.30. The new season of the Night Hockey League will be opened with a game between the teams of the famous hockey player, now the deputy of the State Assembly RB Alexander Semak, representing the veterans hockey team RB, and Denis Afinogenov, the captain of amateurs of Night Hockey League.
The entrance is free.
"Relay of Peace and Goodness" — is not just a sporting event, but also a charity event. All funds raised as part of the relay will be sent to the restoration of educational institutions of Donbass.