Top scorer Kevin Roy and Clark Cup champion Green Bay Gamblers
to have equipment on display at the Hall
Chicago, IL - Several items from the historic 2011-12 United States Hockey League season are making their way to theHockey Hall of Fame and will be on display at the museum in Toronto, Ontario.
To commemorate the 2012 USHL Clark Cup championship by the Green Bay Gamblers, multiple items from the team's Game Five victory in the Clark Cup Final series are headed to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The stick used by goaltender Ryan McKay in the 5-2 victory on Wednesday, May 23rd over the Waterloo Black Hawks and the jersey worn by Gamblers defenseman Kyle Chatham in Game Five will be on display. Chatham's number "12" jersey further complements the championship achieved in the year 2012.
Ticket stubs from Game Five have also been sent to the Hockey Hall of Fame along with a copy of the Green Bay Press Gazette from May 24th which celebrates the Gamblers' fourth Clark Cup title in team history.
A memento from the record-breaking season by Lincoln Stars forward Kevin Roy will have a place in the Hall's exhibit as his gloves have been sent for display. They are the gloves that he used to score his 50th goal and 100th point, which shattered USHL Tier I era records (2002-present). Roy finished the season with 54 goals and is the first USHL player to reach the 50-goal mark since the 1993-94 season. His 104 points were the most in the League since the 1989-90 season.
The USHL items are part of the "Year in Review" at the Hockey Hall of Fame and will rotate through other exhibits, including the United States junior hockey showcase.
The Hockey Hall of Fame celebrates the rich history of hockey with artifacts and treasures from the past, and is the official home of the Stanley Cup. It also includes multi-media exhibits, interactive games, and displays for hockey's Honored Members. The Hall includes historic pieces from the NHL, plus many other levels of hockey, which are on display to entertain and educate thousands of people who visit the museum annually and to support multiple charitable organizations.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 10th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 13 NHL draftees on its rosters this season, and over 270 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL is emerging as the world's foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League's multiple social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action online all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).
It's not just hockey. It's the USHL.