Tickets for the sixth annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game, set for Sept. 21 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York, are on sale now.
The event will feature 42 of the top American-born prospects eligible for the 2018 NHL Draft. Opening faceoff is set for 7 p.m. ET.
Previous games have featured players like current NHL standouts Jack Eichel (Buffalo Sabres), Noah Hanifin (Carolina Hurricanes), Dylan Larkin (Detroit Red Wings), Seth Jones (Columbus Blue Jackets) and Zach Werenski (Columbus Blue Jackets).
In addition, Casey Mittelstadt, the most valuable player in last year's CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game, was the first American chosen in the 2017 NHL Draft when the Buffalo Sabres selected him eighth overall.
Tickets will be available at the KeyBank Center box office or online at sabres.com or AllAmericanProspectsGame.com. Tickets are $10 each and all general admission. Buffalo Sabres season ticket holders and USA Hockey members can purchase tickets for $5 each.
U.S. Hockey Hall of Famers Chris Chelios and Brian Leetch will serve as head coaches for the game.
Buffalo is hosting the game for the fourth time, including the inaugural event in 2012 (also 2014, 2015).
NOTES: The players, chosen by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting, will be announced in the coming weeks ... USA Hockey will unveil the CCM-designed uniforms for the game in September ...To date, 127 alumni of the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game have been drafted in the NHL, highlighted by 30 first-round selections ... Previous host sites for the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game include Buffalo (2012, 2014, 2015), Pittsburgh (2013) and Philadelphia (2016).