Honda Automobiles: Honda Named Title Sponsor Of 2017 NHL All-Star Game In Los Angeles, Expands Commitment As The Official Vehicle Of The NHL

Posted on 18. Nov, 2016 by in Honda Canada

Honda and a National Hockey League (NHL) announced now that a automaker will offer as a pretension unite of a 2017 NHL® All-Star Game in Los Angeles. The proclamation was done now during a Los Angeles Auto Show with a special coming by NHL idol Wayne Gretzky and a phenomenon of a custom-wrapped 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Ridgeline. Honda will benefaction a new 2017 Ridgeline lorry to a many profitable actor of a 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 29 during a Staples Center.

“Honda shares a adore for a diversion of hockey with millions of fans around a world, and we are gratified to support a bid to horde this ultimate showcase of a NHL and a impossibly gifted players in a backyard,” pronounced Jeff Conrad, Honda’s Senior Vice President General Manager. “We demeanour brazen to operative with a NHL to emanate some fun for fans around a 2017 All-Star Weekend including a intersection of Hockey and Hollywood that will be nearing during LA Live a final weekend of January.”

Honda will endowment a MVP of a 2017 NHL All-Star Game with an all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup lorry during a end of a game. To assistance applaud a event, Honda will showcase a custom-wrapped 2017 Honda Ridgeline lorry full with a All-Star Game trademark during a 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, regulating Nov. 18-27 during a Los Angeles Convention Center. Attendees during a automobile uncover will be means to take a print with a “MVP Ridgeline” during a Honda booth.

Honda’s participation during a 2017 NHL All-Star festivities in Los Angeles also will embody portion as a unite of one of a skills in a 2017 NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 28, where a biggest players in a League will face off in a array of on-ice contests. NHL All-Stars will uncover off their best moves in a Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge™ with a personality dynamic by fan vote.

“The 2017 NHL All-Star Weekend outlines Honda’s third true year as pretension unite and demonstrates their joining to hockey fans – both in Southern California and opposite North America,” pronounced Brian Jennings, NHL Executive Vice President and Chief Branding Officer. “Honda shares a idea to make any All-Star Weekend some-more interesting than a last, and are extraordinary partners in a continued expansion and success of a NHL.”

Gretzky, a NHL’s all-time personality in goals (894), assists (1,963) and points (2,857) as good as countless other records, now serves as a central Centennial Ambassador of a NHL’s year-long jubilee of a Centennial in 2017. He will make appearances during several events around a calendar year as a joining outlines 100 years of a NHL, including a 2017 NHL All-Star festivities in Los Angeles.

“The NHL All-Star Game and a NHL All-Star Skills Competition are a biggest showcases of hockey talent in a universe and I’m vehement to have a diversion and fan events in my home of Los Angeles,” pronounced Gretzky.  “With a Honda Ridgeline lorry going to a many profitable player, I’m tempted to wear series 99 to win a award.”

Honda is celebrating 9 years as a Official Vehicle of a National Hockey League, and will support a NHL around a 2016-017 deteriorate as a disdainful automotive partnership of a NHL. Honda’s award-winning vehicles, including a all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck, Pilot SUV and CR-V crossover, will be featured during pivotal events including NHL Centennial Classic™, NHL Winter Classic®, NHL® All-Star Weekend, NHL Heritage Classic™, NHL Stadium Series™, NHL Awards™, and NHL Draft™, as good as around a Stanley Cup® Playoffs and Stanley Cup® Final.

The 2017 NHL All-Star festivities in Los Angeles embody a NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ Saturday, Jan. 28 and a NHL® All-Star Game will be on Sunday, Jan. 29 during Staples Center. Additionally, a special rite set for Friday, Jan. 27 in Los Angeles will underline a phenomenon of a 100 Greatest NHL Players that played from 1967 to present, an important part of the NHL’s year-long Centennial celebrations announced in September. The Los Angeles Convention Center, located subsequent to STAPLES Center, will horde a 2017 NHL Fan Fair™, a central fan festival of a All-Star celebration.  For some-more information, revisit NHL.com or follow a central hashtag #NHLAllStar on Twitter and Facebook.

About a 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Official Vehicle of a 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game
The all-new Honda Ridgeline, now accessible during Honda dealerships nationwide, builds on a singular and still industry-exclusive comforts that debuted in a award-winning first-generation Ridgeline in 2005. With higher on-road manners and a spacious, stretchable interior — a 2017 Ridgeline adds a lorry bed audio complement to a already industry-first In-Bed Trunk® and Dual-Action Tailgate. Ridgeline joins an stretched lineup of innovative Honda light-truck models, including a HR-V crossover, a CR-V and Pilot SUVs and a Odyssey minivan.

The Ridgeline was grown by Honda RD Americas in Ohio and California, and is constructed exclusively during Honda’s Lincoln, Alabama, automobile and engine plant, alongside a Pilot and Odyssey.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic and Accord newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, Ridgeline pickup lorry and a Odyssey minivan. 

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 30 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2015, some-more than 99 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

About a NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, will applaud a Centennial anniversary in 2017. The year-long jubilee will compensate reverence to 100 years of NHL hockey by honoring a past, commemorating a present, and celebrating a future. In 2017 a League will also applaud 125 years of a many worshiped prize in veteran sports – a Stanley Cup®. Comprised of 30 Member Clubs, a NHL is represented by players from some-more than 20 countries opposite group rosters. Each year, a NHL entertains hundreds of millions of fans around a world. The League broadcasts games in some-more than 160 countries and territories by a rightsholders including NBC/NBCSN in a U.S., Sportsnet and TVA in Canada, and Viasat in a Nordic Region. The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games accessible online in each nation including around a live and on-demand streaming use NHL.TV™. Fans are intent opposite a League’s digital resources on mobile inclination around a giveaway NHL® App; opposite 9 amicable media platforms; on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™, and on NHL.com, accessible in 8 languages and featuring an extended statistics height powered by SAP, providing a decisive end for hockey analytics. The NHL is committed to giving behind to a village by programs including: Hockey is for Everyone™ that supports nonprofit girl hockey organizations opposite North America; Hockey Fights Cancer™ that raises income and recognition for hockey’s many critical fight; NHL Green™ that is committed to a office of tolerable business practices; and a partnership with a You Can Play Project, that is committed to ancillary a LGBT village and fighting homophobia in sports. For some-more information, revisit NHL.com.

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For some-more information:
Honda: James Jenkins (Torrance), 310-783-3163, james_jenkins@ahm.honda.com
Honda: Alyssa Dominguez (Torrance), 562-533-1494, alyssa@awapr.com
NHL: Nirva Milord, 212-789-2123, nmilord@nhl.com

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