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Murphy Brothers Band

01/11/2019, 5:45pm CST
By Stunt

Join us Friday, January 25th at the Mankato Brewery for the 2nd Annual Benefit Concert for the Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic. Sponsoring this year is Buffalo Wild Wings of Mankato.

The Murphy Brothers Band will be providing entertainment for the night and Spinners Bar will be on site providing food!

Tickets: $10 Adv/Dos with all ticket sales donated directly back to the fund.

Available online at or at the Mankato Brewery Taproom Starting.

21+ with valid ID

Schedule for Friday night:
6pm - East/West alumni outdoor game on the Anthony Ford Rink at Spring Lake Park.
7pm - Doors
8pm - Music

The Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic takes place on Saturday, January 26, 2019 (Adult play) and Sunday, January 27, 2019 (Youth play).

Get signed up for another great week of outdoor pond hockey at Spring Lake!

The Next Great One

In the spirit of Anthony’s dream of one day becoming the next “Great One” the Anthony Ford Fund was created in 2007 by friends and family of Anthony Ford and has since donated more than $100,000 to Pediatric Cancer Research and United Way's Connecting Kids. AF99 is committed to providing affordable opportunities to grow the hockey culture in our area.

In January 2009, the pond hockey tradition began on Lake Washington about 10 miles outside Mankato, MN. The journey started by building rinks of snow and has since evolved into 12 new rinks with NiceRink boards. In 2016, our event moved to Spring Lake Park in beautiful lower North Mankato which has proven to be a wonderful setting for pond hockey.  The new pond is near the city center of the Mankato/North Mankato area.

The Anthony Ford Cup