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Edmonton is a proud host of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup this year which presents different countries as they compete for the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.
This event is a great day to show some nationalism for your supporting team! The Hlinka Gretzky Cup is one of the few tournaments to showcase best-on-best competitors in an international competition. This year, some of the best hockey nations will compete for the cup including Russia, Czech Republic, Finland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Canada, and the United States. Each team will present 18 of their best minor league players to compete in this suspenseful tournament. The past Hlinka Gretzky Cup tournaments have played up and comers who are now considered some of the best players in the game such as Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, and Carey Price - to name a few.
The tournament will be hosted at Edmonton’s Rogers Place from August 6th-11th, 2018. Different teams will compete on different days and a schedule along with tickets can be found on the Rogers Place website. Food and beverages will be available at the food court along with popular game-day snacks. This event is welcome to all ages and you’re encouraged to wear your country’s colours and cheer on your team!
Days Inn Edmonton South is a quick 10-minute drive from Rogers Place where the tournament is hosted. Our hotel provides some of the cleanest, luxurious suites to be found in the South Edmonton area. For help with transportation to and from the venue let our friendly staff members help you. We hope you enjoy your stay!