The Saint Mary’s University athletic department will be hosting the second annual Cardinal hockey Ice Breaker Day on Saturday, October 23. The free event will include activities for kids, yard games, adoptable puppies, and a pair of collegiate hockey games. 

Ice Breaker Day schedule:

  • 2 p.m. — Women’s hockey exhibition game against Marian. Toppers Pizza will be available to purchase in the concessions. WNB Financial will provide a free T-shirt to the first 50 kids.
  • 4 p.m. — Skate with the Cardinals. Bring your skates and spend an hour on the ice with members of the men’s and women’s hockey teams. There will also be an autograph session. 
  • 5-7 p.m. — Pumpkin patch and pumpkin carving, yard games, fire pits, hot beverages courtesy of Chartwells, Rubio’s Mexican food truck, and adoptable puppies from Alma Tails of Hope Animal Rescue. 
  • 7 p.m. — Men’s hockey exhibition game against University of Wisconsin - Stout. Toppers Pizza will be available to purchase in the concessions. WNB Financial will provide a free T-shirt to the first 50 kids.

COVID-19 protocols: All event participants and game spectators must wear masks inside the ice arena and in the lobby. Hand sanitizing stations will be available for use.