Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds (9-3-0-0 overall | 6-0-0-0 at home) return back to home-ice this Saturday afternoon for the club’s ‘Grandparent’s Day!’ Puck drop is set for 3 p.m. (ET) at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint.
Grandparent’s day features up to two free kids tickets (17 & under) with the purchase of a paid grandparent’s ticket at the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office, starting as low as $12.
The Flint Firebirds are off to their best start in franchise history right now with a 9-3-0-0 record through their first 12 games. The Firebirds currently hold the second-best winning percentage in the 20-team Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and are the only team remaining that is undefeated on home-ice. Flint is also in the midst of a four-game winning streak and has been an honorable mention for the past two weeks in the 60-team Canadian Hockey League’s (CHL) Top-10 rankings, which are selected by a panel of NHL scouts.
This Saturday, fans can see at least eight players that are already drafted and/or signed in the NHL. The Flint Firebirds have four players with NHL ties including first-round NHL pick Ty Dellandrea (Dallas Stars), Dennis Busby (Arizona Coyotes), Ethan Keppen (Vancouver Canucks) and Vladislav Kolyachonok (Florida Panthers). The Barrie Colts have six players with NHL ties including first-round NHL pick Ryan Suzuki (Carolina Hurricanes), Matthew Hill (Anaheim Ducks), Matej Pekar (Buffalo Sabres), Nicholas Porco (Dallas Stars), Arthurs Silovs (Vancouver Canucks) and Tyler Tucket (St. Louis Blues).
Single game tickets for all Firebirds games are $12 Bronze, $16 Silver, $20 Gold and $26 VIP seating (Seating Chart). All seats are reserved / assigned seating. Fans can purchase tickets by calling (810) 744-0580, in-person at the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com here.