Fans around the world will be able to watch some of the best professional hockey talent perform this summer in Da Beauty League on KFAN.com!Da Beauty League enters into its second season this summer and includes a cavalcade of hockey talent from numerous teams across the NHL and minor league teams. Many local players will take part in the action including Eden Prairie’s Nick Leddy and Kyle Rau, Edina’s Anders Lee, and former Hill-Murray Pioneer and new Stanley Cup champion Jake Guentzel. Newly re-signed Wild defenseman Mike Reilly, Jets forward Dand other to be announced players will also lace up their skates at Braemar.
All three opening night games will be available for viewing LIVE on KFAN.com as well as KFAN's Facebook page at Facebook.com/KFAN1003. The Fan’s Zach Halverson will provide play-by-play and special guests will provide insight and analysis.
The six Beauty League teams are led by captains Paul Martin, Dustin Byfuglien, Ryan McDonagh, Alex Goligoski, Brock Nelson and the MVP from last year’s season, Drew Stafford. Da Beauty League will again cap off the season with a charity jersey auction where fans can have the chance to bid on their favorite Beauty League stars jerseys. Over a dozen top NCAA players will also strap on the skates with the big boys.
Da Beauty League will feature premier coaches including some former NHL stars. Each coach will lead a team through the regular season and pursue trades to earn their respective team the inaugural John Scott Cup (actually a 55 gallon drum with John Scott’s likeness).Each night features three 4-on-4 games played at Edina’s Braemar Arena. The games are played with two 30-minute halves with offsides, icing, and all other hockey rules in effect. A portion of the proceeds benefiting the United Heroes League and Shine a Ligh7 foundation.
Entry to the each night’s slate of games is $10 per person with kids 12 and under being admitted for free. Season passes can be purchased for just $50; all tickets will be available for purchase at the door. The website for Da Beauty League is www.dabeautyleague.com. There, fans can find updates, rosters, stats, schedule, and more information regarding Da Beauty League.
More information can be found at Da Beauty League’s website at www.dabeautyleague.com , twitter @dabeautyleague, and Instagram @dabeautyleague_official.The action starts Wednesday, July 12 at 5:00 p.m. on KFAN.com!