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Eagles to host Military Appreciation Night



Cheney, Wash. -- The Eastern Washington University Eagles hockey club is excited to announce the hosting of Military Appreciation Night on November 9th, when the team faces the Montana Tech Orediggers at the Eastern Washington University Recreation Center. 

The first 500 fans through the doors will receive a mini American flag to wave proudly during the national anthem and the game. All fans in attendance are encouraged to wear red, white and blue and show their appreciation for all current and former service members in attendance. Those service members in attendance, including those playing in the game, will be recognized prior to the game. 

"The military appreciation night has been a staple for EWU Hockey since before I was involved with the program. I am honored to carry on the tradition." Says Club Sports Coordinator, Travis Allen, "I feel it takes on an even more important role now that we have a few players on the team who have either served or are still serving. We don't want those guys or anyone else to think we don't appreciate everything they have done and still do to allow us to continue to play the game we love."

Throughout the week, the Eagles will be highlighting players who have been involved with the armed forces, on the team's social media platforms and website. 

To show their appreciation, the Eagles are offering free admission to all active and former service members who present a valid ID. All EWU Students will also recieve free admission with a valid student ID, as well as children 12 and under. Admission for all others is $5, payable at the door in cash only. 

For more information about Military Appreciation Night, please contact us at  EWUEaglesHockey@Gmail.com or by visiting the team's social media accounts. 

 EWU will play three games in three days as they face the Montana Tech Orediggers on November 9th and 10th at the EWU URC and the Washington State Cougars on Sunday, November 11th at 4pm. The Eagles will then heading out on the road the following weekend to face the Boise State Broncos in Boise. 

The EWU Eagles Hockey team is an ACHA D2 club program that plays in the PAC8 Conference. The team plays all home games at the EWU URC. Tickets for all home games can be purchased at the door for $5, EWU students with a valid student ID card will receive free admission. For an upcoming schedule and more information please visit the team website at
www.EWUACHAHockey.com or on Facebook by searching EWU Eagles Hockey.

Tyler PisaniEWU URC