Battles on Ice® rematch in New York!
NYC Firefighters vs. Emercom Russia's Firefighters
The Russian American Foundation (NY), in cooperation with Hockey Club Legends of USSR (Moscow), announces that the goodwill bilateral initiative "Battles on Ice" is coming to New York.
STARRING: Viacheslav Fetisov, Pavel Bure, Alexei Kasatonov, Valeri Kamensky, Alexei Yashin, Sergey Makarov, Andrei Kovalenko and many more.
June 25, 7pm
Battles on Ice® Exhibition Game: FDNY/EMERCOM Russia's Firefighters vs. Legends of USSR
June 26, 6pm
Battles on Ice® Official Match: FDNY Firefighters vs. Russia's EMERCOM Firefighters
"While our nations may be on different sides of the ice during these friendly matches, outside the arena we are working with our colleagues at EMERCOM to better ensure the safety of our citizens and other people around the world" said US Ambassador to Moscow, Honorable Michael A McFaul.
"Battles on Ice celebrate all those who put their lives on the line for others and they demonstrate the solidarity of the American and Russian people against terrorism. We at FDNY are honored for this opportunity to represent not only our city, which is home to the largest Russian speaking community in the country, but our nation as well." Said NYFD Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassanno.
Rina Kirshner, Vice President of RAF stated "These games exemplify how the people of our two countries can come together in support of each other and build special bonds which will further friendships of peoples, cultures, and countries."