NHL Legacy Classroom to be unveiled Friday at Children's Hospital

The National Hockey League (NHL), the NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA), the Carolina Hurricanes and Hockey hall of famer Pat LaFontaine and his "Companions in Courage" charity will officially unveil a new, state-of-the-art “NHL Legacy Classroom” at the N.C. Children’s Hospital at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28.

When Jan 28, 2011
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where North Carolina Children’s Hospital
Contact Name Danielle M. Bates
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The interactive “NHL Legacy Classroom” at North Carolina Children’s Hospital will commemorate 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend, the League’s midseason spectacular and the first held in Raleigh, and will feature innovative communications tools that will allow young patients to connect to family, friends, schools and teachers anywhere in the world during a hospital stay, including presenting sponsor Cisco System’s advanced video conferencing capabilities and WebEx tools, and a SMART Board and a SMART Table, provided by SMART Technologies.

Several big names in hockey will be there to dedicate the room:

  • Cam Ward (Carolina Hurricanes), Danny Briere (Philadelphia Flyers), NHL All-Stars
  • Rod Brind’Amour, Aaron Ward and Willie O’Ree, NHL Alumnus
  • Gary Bettman, NHL Commissioner
  • Jim Rutherford, President & General Manager, Carolina Hurricanes
  • Pat LaFontaine, NHL Hall of Famer and President, Companions in Courage