SINGLE GAME TICKETS
The OHL is statistically the #1 player development league for the NHL in the world. In the last five years, the OHL has had 199 players selected in the NHL Draft which leads any other league in the world. There have been 76 first or second round NHL draft picks out of the OHL, which is first in the world. By position, 66 defenseman have been selected in the NHL which is first out of any other league in the world and 122 forwards have been drafted which is also first in the world. On opening day this fall, 26.4% of NHL rosters were OHL players which is also first in the world.
In addition, 9 of the last 10 players that were picked 1st overall in the NHL Draft have come from the CHL consisting of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, John Tavares, Steven Stamkos, Patrick Kane and Sidney Crosby. Other notable OHL alumni are Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, Mickey Redmond, Brendan Shanahan and Steve Yzerman.
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At the start of the 2015-16 season, the Flint Firebirds had five players on the roster that were already drafted by NHL clubs. Connor Chatham (New Jersey Devils), Alex Nedeljkovic (Carolina Hurricanes), Alex Peters (Dallas Stars), Vili Saarijärvi (Detroit Red Wings) and Josh Wesley (Carolina Hurricanes). Fans that attended Flint Firebirds games throughout the 2016-17 season had the chance to watch the future stars of the NHL consisting of the third pick overall in the 2015 NHL Draft by the Arizona Coyotes, Dylan Strome (Erie Otters), fourth pick overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mitchell Marner (London Knights) and the sixth pick overall by the New Jersey Devils, Pavel Zacha (Sarnia Sting).
Single game tickets can be purchased at the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office and online at Ticketmaster.com. The Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center Box Office is open Monday thru Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
For more information on single game ticket sales for the 2017-18 Flint Firebirds campaign, contact Dominic Gutierrez at (810) 701-8536 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|How To Purchase Firebirds Tickets:|
|Phone:||(810) 744-0580 | Dort Federal Event Center Box Office|
|(800) 745-3000 | Ticketmaster 24/7|
|In-Person:|| Dort Federal Event Center (Directions)
3501 Lapeer Road
Flint, MI 48503