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Firebirds To Host Ottawa 67’s on Opening Night

Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds, in conjunction with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), announced today that the club’s home opening night will take place on Saturday, Sep. 30. The Firebirds will host the Ottawa 67’s at 7 p.m. (ET) at the newly renovated Dort Federal Event Center in Flint.

The Firebirds currently hold a 2-0 record in ‘home openers’ through their first two seasons in the OHL. Flint earned a 3-2 shootout victory over the Saginaw Spirit in the inaugural season before posting a 4-0 win over the Spirit this past September. Both were played in front of capacity crowds at the Dort Federal Event Center.

Opening night and single game tickets for the Firebirds’ 2017-18 season will go on sale Friday, Sep. 8 at 10 a.m. Single game tickets are $12 for bronze, $16 / silver, $20 / gold and $26 / VIP seating. Discounted season tickets are on sale all summer and fans are encouraged to visit the Dort Federal Event Center Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. to select the best seating locations. Fans may also contact Kevin Mays, Director of Ticket Sales at (810) 201-6903 or kevin@flintfirebirds.com for more information or special assistance.

The Firebirds will also play one preseason home game this fall. Flint will host in-state rival, Saginaw Spirit, on Saturday, Sep. 16 with puck drop set for 7 p.m. at Iceland Arenas on Elms Rd. in Clayton Township. Tickets are complimentary to Firebirds’ season ticket holders and sponsors. Fans may purchase single GA tickets for $10 dollars.

The Firebirds’ training camp will take place Monday, Aug. 28 through Wednesday, Aug. 30. The camp will be held at the Firebirds’ practice facility, Iceland Arenas, and is open to the public with free admission for all on-ice sessions. Stay tuned to www.FlintFirebirds.com for more information on the Firebirds’ 2017-18 full schedule and training camp information.

 

For more information, contact:

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

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