Network set to cover Philadelphia and Arizona showcase events
Monumental Sports Network has announced it will stream the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association “Dream Gap Tour” – a series of showcase events played with the mission of closing the gap between what boys and girls can aspire to achieve. The network will stream tour stops in Philadelphia on Feb. 29 and March 1 and Arizona March 6-7.
The PWHPA, composed of the best female hockey players from around the world, including Washington Capitals Hockey Ambassador and Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, has brought the “Dream Gap Tour” to several cities in Canada and the United States already.
“We are proud to provide coverage of a multitude of women’s sports on Monumental Sports Network and we were quick to raise our hand when given the opportunity to stream the Dream Gap Tour featuring our very own Haley Skarupa,” Grant Hastings, Vice President of Monumental Sports Network, said. “The PWHPA’s mission of inspiring girls and boys to shoot for the stars aligns perfectly with our platform.” Others to play in Philadelphia or Arizona include the likes of Kendall Coyne-Schofield, Natalie Spooner, Brianna Decker, Sarah Nurse, Lee Stecklein, Renata Fast, Hilary Knight, Blayre Turnbull, The Lamoureux Twins, Rebecca Johnston, Amanda Kessel, Brianne Jenner and Kacey Bellamy.
Streaming of Monumental Sports Network’s coverage of the PWHPA Dream Gap Tour is available at www.monumenalsportsnetwork.com as well as the network’s free-to-download apps available on iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Roku and Xbox. Please visit www.getmonumental.com for more information.
Philadelphia Showcase Event Coverage
Feb. 29 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET (Team Turnbull vs Team Nurse) & (Team Keller vs Team Decker)
March 1 11 a.m. Consolation Game ET and 2 p.m. ET Championship Game
Arizona Showcase Event Coverage
March 6 9:30 p.m. ET (Team McGovern vs Team Newkirk)
Mar. 7 5 p.m. ET (Team McGovern vs Team Newkirk)
About Monumental Sports Network:
Monumental Sports Network presented by Ticketmaster is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Monumental Sports Network is owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) and by NBC Sports Group. Monumental Sports Network serves as a digital platform for fans and customers in the D.C. region and around the world. MSE – Monumental Sports Network’s parent company – is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports.
About Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA):
Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association’s (PWHPA) mission is to promote, advance, and support a single, viable professional women’s ice hockey league in North America that showcases the greatest product of women’s professional ice hockey in the world. The organization aims to provide a united voice to players advocating for the creation of a sustainable professional league. PWHPA is working to accomplish its mission by coordinating training needs and programming opportunities during the 2019-2020 season and collaborating with like-minded organizations to make hockey more inclusive for women today and for future generations. To learn more about PWHPA and the Dream Gap tour visit www.pwhpa.com.