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Arizona Hockey Announces First Teddy Bear Toss, Presented by NOVA Home Loans

By UA Hockey, 11/19/12, 10:30AM MST


Tucson, AZ The Arizona Wildcat Hockey team is pleased to announce their first "Teddy Bear Toss," presented by NOVA Home Loans.

Fans are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped teddy bear, or stuffed animal to the Saturday, December 8th game against Northern Arizona University. After the first Wildcat Hockey goal fans will throw their stuffed animals on the ice, the toys will then be collected and distributed to charity for use as holiday gifts.

"This is a tradition that we are looking to establish here and I want to thank NOVA Home Loans for making this possible," stated head coach Sean Hogan. "This is something that is part of the hockey culture and something that we want to bring here."

Below you can see a successful Teddy Bear Toss hosted by the Green Bay Gamblers of the Junior A United States Hockey League (USHL).

The Wildcats are hosting several events in the coming weeks.

Friday November 30th vs. SDSU-Wildcat Youth Hockey Night

Saturday December 1st vs. SDSU-Skate with the Wildcats. fans are encouraged to bring their own skates for a post game skate with the Wildcats!

Saturday December 8th-Wildcat Hockey Teddy Bear Toss