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Firebirds Announce 2017 Exhibition Schedule

Flint to Host Pre-Season Contest vs. Saginaw Spirit Saturday, Sept. 16 at Iceland Arenas

Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds, in conjunction with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), have announced their schedule for the 2017 Exhibition Season.

The Firebirds will play five exhibition games before the 2017-18 regular season, including a home-and-home series with in-state rival Saginaw Spirit. Flint will travel to Saginaw for a Friday, Sep. 15 contest at the Dow Event Center at 7 p.m. before hosting the Spirit on Saturday, Sep. 16 at the Firebirds’ official practice facility, Iceland Arenas on Elms Rd. in Clayton Township, also at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the Firebirds’ exhibition game at Iceland Arenas are complimentary to Firebirds’ season ticket holders and sponsors. Fans can purchase single game tickets beginning Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. for $10 dollars at the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET), online at ticketmaster.com or by contacting Kevin Mays, Director of Ticket Sales at (810) 201-6903 or kevin@flintfirebirds.com.

The Firebirds will also take part in the inaugural ‘HarborCenter OHL Showcase’ Sep. 1-3, 2017, featuring six 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, Kitchener Rangers, North Bay Battalion, Peterborough Petes and Windsor Spitfires will attend the ‘HarborCenter OHL Showcase.’ The HarborCenter arena has been the three-year host of the NHL Scouting Combine and will also host the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Tickets for the inaugural ‘HarborCenter OHL Showcase’ are $20 per day or $40 for the weekend. They can be purchased online here or by contacting Ryan Vinz at ryan.vinz@harborcenter.com.

Flint Firebirds 2017 Exhibition Schedule
Day Date Away Home Time Location
Friday Sept. 1 Flint Windsor 12:30p HarborCenter Buffalo, NY
Saturday Sept. 2 Flint Erie 7:30p HarborCenter Buffalo, NY
Sunday Sept. 3 Flint North Bay 12:30p HarborCenter Buffalo, NY
Friday Sept. 15 Flint Saginaw 7:00p Dow Event Center Saginaw, MI
Saturday Sept. 16 Saginaw Flint 7:00p Iceland Arenas Clayton Twp, MI

 

For more information, contact:

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

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