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Massive junior hockey showcase returning to Cranberry in September

Michael Love
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The United States Hockey League announced Tuesday it will return to Pittsburgh in September for the annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Fall Classic.

For a fourth consecutive year, the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township will host the USHL games from Sept. 26 to 29.

All 16 USHL teams will play two regular-season games.

“The Fall Classic has evolved to become a priority scouting event that provides all 31 NHL clubs an initial look at some of the top talent available for the NHL Draft playing at one site over four days of entertaining and competitive games,” Dan Marr, director of NHL Central Scouting, said in a release.

The Fall Classic also will include an invitational youth event with teams from the 14U, 15U, 16U to 18U levels. USHL team scouts and coaches from college hockey and other junior hockey leagues will attend the youth event.

Denny Scanlon, USHL deputy commissioner, said more than 300 scouts were in attendance last year.

Ticket information for the Fall Classic has yet to be released.

Michael Love is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-856-7400 x8632, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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