Tournament will return in 2019 as the Herb Brooks Holiday Classic
The National Sports Center would like to recognize the Schwan’s Company for 17 years of sponsorship of the Schwan’s Cup high school hockey tournament. Schwan’s sponsorship of the tournament will end after this year’s edition, and the tournament will continue from 2019 onward with a new name, the Herb Brooks Holiday Classic, with a partnership with the Herb Brooks Foundation.
“Schwan’s is a proud supporter of youth athletics across the state of Minnesota and has deeply appreciated the opportunity to work with the National Sports Center on the Schwan’s Cup for nearly 20 years,” said Mike Smith, vice president, corporate communications, public relations, sponsorships & events for Schwan’s Company. “We are excited to pass the puck to the Herb Brooks Foundation as they take the lead on the annual holiday tradition of staging a great hockey experience for high schoolers and fans. We wish the event nothing but success in the years to come and look forward to continuing our support of thousands of youth hockey players at the Schwan’s supported Red Baron Arena & Expo in Marshall, Minnesota.”
Schwan’s Cup Facts from over the Years
One of many famous Schwan's Cup alumni, Ryan McDonagh played for Cretin-Derham Hall in the 2008 Schwan's Cup, and then went on to play for Team USA in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, as well as in the NHL with the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning.
About Schwan’s Company
Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s Company is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks, and Schwan’s® fine frozen foods. Schwan’s has a long-standing legacy of supporting exceptional efforts to promote youth educations and leadership development and provide essential services that advance healthier communities where employees live and work.To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.
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