Jan. 3, 2014
CHICAGO (January 3, 2014) - TCF Bank announced today that it will give away free skate passes for the Hockey City Classic Winter Festival at select TCF Bank locations in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 3, a total of 2,500 passes will be handed out to the public for the free skate, which will be held on Sunday, Jan. 12 at TCF Bank Stadium.
A limited supply of free skate passes will be available at select TCF Bank locations in the Twin Cities. Passes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at a limit of four per household. Skate rental and parking are not included.
"TCF Bank, which has its roots in Minnesota, is proud to help offer this free skate opportunity to the residents of the `state of hockey'. We share our community's pride in hosting the 2014 Hockey City Classic embracing our local tradition of outdoor hockey, commented Mark Jeter, Managing Director of Branch Banking at TCF Bank. "
The public skate is part of the Hockey City Classic Winter Festival scheduled for Jan. 9-18 at TCF Bank Stadium. Other festival activities include the High School Hockey Faceoff on Jan. 11, as well as private ice rentals and community hockey events. Skate times on Jan. 12 are as follows: 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8:15 p.m.
This is the first time that outdoor hockey is coming to TCF Bank Stadium , so demand will be high and tickets are expected to go fast.
Free skate tickets can be obtained at the following TCF Bank locations:
- TCF Bank inside Blaine Cub®: 585 Northtown Drive, Blaine
- TCF Bank inside Southdale Cub®: 6775 York Ave. S., Edina
- TCF Bank inside Midway Cub®: 1440 University Ave. W., St. Paul
- TCF Bank Wayzata: 1101 Wayzata Blvd. E., Wayzata
- TCF Bank IDS Center: 80 S. 8th Street, Minneapolis
For more information about the free skate event and participating TCF Bank locations, please visit www.hockeycityclassic.com/publicskate. For information on the Hockey City Classic, including ticket sales and a schedule of events, please visit www.hockeycityclassic.com. For more information on TCF Bank, please visit www.tcfbank.com.
About TCF Financial Corporation
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company with $18.4 billion in total assets at September 30, 2013. The company has nearly 430 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Arizona and South Dakota, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing and equipment finance business in all 50 states, commercial inventory finance business in the U.S. and Canada, and indirect auto finance business in 40 states. For more information about TCF, please visit http://ir.tcfbank.com.
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