The Vegas Golden Knights announced that the organization will host the Fortress Invitational, a collegiate hockey tournament, at T-Mobile Arena January 3-4. The four-team tournament will feature the following schools: Army West Point, Cornell University, Ohio State University and Providence College. Television coverage will be announced at a later date.
"We are very excited to host the Fortress Invitational at T-Mobile Arena," Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz said. "The Fortress Invitational provides our fans an opportunity to see some of the best college hockey players in the country with the unique in-game experience they are accustomed to seeing at VGK home games. We look forward to this tournament becoming a college hockey tradition in Las Vegas for years to come."
Puck drop for the first game of the tournament is slated for Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, with the Army Black Knights facing the Providence Friars at 5 p.m. PT, followed by the Cornell Big Red squaring off against the Ohio State Buckeyes at 8:30 p.m. The Vegas Golden Knights will host the reigning Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues to highlight a tripleheader of hockey on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, starting at 1 p.m. Saturday's college games (Championship & Consolation) will begin at 5:30 p.m. Read more.