Boomer & Carton’s Mikey Strong ’23’ Charity Hockey Game To Be Played April 21

mikey strong boomer carton hocky Boomer & Cartons Mikey Strong 23 Charity Hockey Game To Be Played April 21

NEW YORK (WFAN) — The third annual WFAN/Boomer & Carton Mikey Strong “23” Charity Hockey Game will take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 21 at the Prudential Center.

The event featuring NHL alumni is named for Mikey Nichols, who suffered a C-5 fracture during a game for Monroe High School (N.J.) in January 2014. Proceeds from the benefit will go to Nichols’ foundation and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, which is dedicated to advancing quality of life and discovering cures for spinal cord injuries.

WFAN, the Devils and the Prudential Center are teaming up to host the event.

Tickets cost $20 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Ticket buyers will also receive exclusive Yankees and Devils ticket promotions.

Among the former NHL players scheduled to participate in the game are ex-Rangers Tom Laidlaw, Tie Domi and Brad Richards, former Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro and Devils great Ken Daneyko.

“This is great stuff,” Daneyko told Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Wednesday. “Mikey Nichols … what spirit he’s had. Since Day 1, we’ve had Mikey Nichols at the arena years ago when the incident happened. And we’re proud. He’s a former Jersey high school hockey kid, and the community’s really come together. It doesn’t matter who you root for, what teams you love in sports. This is above and beyond that.”

For more information on the Yankees and Devils ticket promotions and information on donating to Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, visit http://www.nhl.com/devils/community/boomer-cartons-mikey-strong-23-charity-hockey-game.

Members of the public may also purchase the following VIP packages:

1.) Penalty Box VIP Seating – 2 packages. Watch the game up close and personal from the penalty boxes.
· $1,500 — 2 penalty box VIP seating tickets for the first half of the game
· $1,500 — 2 penalty box VIP seating tickets for the second half of the game

Have the opportunity to watch the game from the penalty box! A once-in-a-lifetime experience for $1,500 will get you and a friend VIP tickets to the game, with seating in the penalty box during either the first or second half of the game. Visit ChristopherReeve.org/VIPHockey now to secure your two VIP tickets and an opportunity to watch half the game in the penalty box. Limited availability, so secure these now!

2.) Zamboni Riders – 4 total. A priceless opportunity to watch the game and enjoy a Zamboni ride!
· $1,000 — 2 VIP seating tickets + Zamboni ride
· $1,000 — 2 VIP seating tickets + Zamboni ride
· $1,000 — 2 VIP seating tickets + Zamboni ride
· $1,000 — 2 VIP seating tickets + Zamboni ride

We are offering up an opportunity for you to come watch the game in VIP seating and have you, your kid or buddy be one of four Zamboni riders during the game for $1,000! Visit ChristopherReeve.org/VIPHockey now to ride the Zamboni. Only four spots are being offered!

3.) Post-Game Photos – 5 groups total
· $500 — 1 group photo. Need to purchase tickets separately (x5)

Want to get a photo with Boomer Esiason, Craig Carton, the Devils, Rangers and other hockey greats on ice? Visit ChristopherReeve.org/VIPHockey now to purchase the opportunity to get a group photo for just $500. We have limited availability, so purchase now!

4.) Kid Skaters/High-Five Line on Ice – 10 total. High-five the players as they go on the ice to start the game.
· $120 per child – includes one ticket to the game

Have your kid skate on ice with Boomer, Craig and NHL greats. We are offering just 10 spots for $120 each. Your kid will get to high-five the players as they go on ice to start the game, and it includes a ticket to the game. Visit ChristopherReeve.org/VIPHockey now to get that opportunity before they run out!

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