NHL LOOKS TO ROLL AWAY THE DEW IN PRODUCING IN-LINE EVENT
The NHL announced it will help stage the inaugural International Ice Hockey Federation In-Line Hockey World Championship. The event, played in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN in August will be produced by the NHL and IIHF along with USA Hockey In-Line. The round-robin format will host teams from up to 16 countries. Information on final site, TV and sponsorship plans will be released shortly (NHL).