2024 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ Will Be Held in East Rutherford
Outdoor rivalry games to take place Presidents’ Day Weekend 2024 at MetLife Stadium
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June 3, 2023
(Lyndhurst, NJ) - The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) announced today that it is partnering with the National Hockey League® and MetLife Stadium to bring the prestigious 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ to New Jersey. MetLife Stadium will host two games over Presidents’ Day Weekend 2024, starting with our
region’s own New Jersey Devils® hosting the Philadelphia Flyers® on Saturday, Feb. 17, and continuing with the New York Rangers® facing off against the New York Islanders® on Sunday, Feb. 18. It will mark the first NHL Stadium Series™ held on consecutive days at the same venue.
“All eyes will remain on New Jersey as we host the eagerly anticipated NHL Stadium Series for the first time, proving once again that our state continues to serve as a premier destination for large-scale sporting events,” said New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. “We’re especially excited to offer fans around the world a uniquely Jersey experience by hosting four regional favorites and long-time rivals. As we gear up for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the acclaimed NHL Stadium Series will further demonstrate our readiness to continue hosting the world’s most prestigious sporting events.”
The is the first time that New Jersey is hosting an NHL Stadium Series™, which reinforces the State as a destination hotspot featuring world-class sports facilities and tourism experiences.
“The NJSEA is dedicated to driving economic growth in the Meadowlands and the State by helping to attract major sporting events with global appeal,” said Vincent Prieto, President and CEO of the NJSEA. “The 2024 NHL Stadium Series™ includes competitors from throughout the world and will attract fans from various countries to cheer on their favorite players. Ice hockey is an incredibly exciting sport with a rich history. It is amazing to watch these superb athletes. The NJSEA is proud to participate in this great event.”
MetLife Stadium, home of the NFL’s New York Football Giants and New York Jets, hosts the world's biggest events on the world's biggest stage. The venue has hosted almost 700 events and highlights include the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl XLVIII, WrestleMania 29 and 35, the Copa America Centenario Soccer Final, and the 2021 Army-Navy Football Game. MetLife Stadium will serve as an official match venue and New York/New Jersey as an official Host City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
“MetLife Stadium is honored to host the 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ and we look forward to an exciting weekend of outdoor hockey,” MetLife Stadium President and CEO Ron VanDeVeen said. “We are thrilled to partner with the NHL and NJSEA on this marquee event that is sure to create a memorable experience for these 4 teams and their fans.”
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