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Firebirds Announce 2018 Exhibition Schedule

Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds, in conjunction with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), have announced their schedule for the 2018 Exhibition Season.

The Firebirds will play five exhibition games before the 2018-19 regular season, including a home-and-home series with in-state rival Saginaw Spirit. Flint will host the Spirit on Friday, Sep. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Firebirds’ official practice facility, Iceland Arenas on Elms Rd. in Clayton Township, before traveling to Saginaw for a contest at the Dow Event Center Saturday, Sep. 15 also at 7 p.m.

Tickets and parking for the Firebirds’ exhibition game at Iceland Arenas are complimentary to Firebirds’ season ticket holders and sponsors. Public parking will be $5. Further ticket information will be announced at a later date this summer.

For the second consecutive season, the Firebirds will take part in the second-annual ‘HarborCenter OHL Showcase’ Aug. 31-Sep. 2, 2018, featuring four OHL teams and three games each during the Labor Day weekend at the Buffalo Sabres’ practice facility. Along with the Firebirds, the host Erie Otters, Hamilton Bulldogs and Windsor Spitfires will attend the ‘HarborCenter OHL Showcase.’ Fans can purchase day passes (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) through Tickets.com. Entire weekend passes are also available at this link.

The HarborCenter arena has been the four-year host of the NHL Scouting Combine and also hosted the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Flint Firebirds 2018 Exhibition Schedule
Day Date Away Home Time Location Coverage
Friday Aug. 31 Hamilton Flint 4:00p HarborCenter
Buffalo, NY
US 103.1 FM
Saturday Sep. 1 Flint Erie 7:00p HarborCenter
Buffalo, NY
US 103.1 FM
Sunday Sep. 2 Flint Windsor 12:30p HarborCenter
Buffalo, NY
US 103.1 FM
Friday Sep. 14 Saginaw Flint 7:00p Iceland Arenas
Clayton Twp, MI
Saturday Sep. 15 Flint Saginaw 7:00p Dow Event Center
Saginaw, MI
US 103.1 FM

 

For more information:

Dominic Hennig
Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Flint Firebirds Hockey Club
dominic@flintfirebirds.com
(810) 519-9347

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