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Firebirds To Host Niagara IceDogs for 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. 28. The Firebirds will host the Niagara IceDogs at 7 p.m. (ET) at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint.

Flint will begin the 2019-20 regular season, presented by Perani’s Hockey World, on the road Friday, Sep. 20 in Sault Ste. Marie at 7:07 p.m. (ET). The Firebirds will also play one preseason home game this fall. Flint will host Saginaw on Saturday, Sep. 14 with puck drop set for 7 p.m. at Iceland Arenas on Elms Rd. in Clayton Township. Parking and tickets are complimentary to Firebirds’ season ticket holders and sponsors. Fans may purchase single general admission tickets for $10 dollars.

Discounted season tickets are on sale all summer and fans are encouraged to visit the Dort Federal Event Center Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. to select the best seating locations. For questions, fans may call the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office at (810) 744-0580 or email mary@dorteventcenter.com.

The Firebirds’ training camp will take place Monday, Aug. 26 through Wednesday, Aug. 28. 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 training camp information.

The Firebirds complete 2019-20 schedule will be released Tuesday, Jun. 11 at 11 a.m. (ET).

About The Flint Firebirds: 
The Flint Firebirds are a proud member of the prestigious 20-team Ontario Hockey League. The OHL is part of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), which is known as the world’s premiere player development league for the NHL. On NHL opening day rosters in October, 70% of NHL players were CHL alums. Since the Firebirds’ inception in Flint, Michigan four seasons ago, the team has produced 15 NHL signed or drafted players. More than 250 scouts representing all 31 NHL clubs attended a Firebirds game in Flint throughout the 2018-19 season. The Firebirds average nearly 3,000 fans per game at the newly renovated Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, reaching over 100,000 fans each OHL season.

 

For media inquiries, contact:

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

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