Ferris State Officially Begins 2007-08 Hockey Season This Weekend On The Road

Ferris State University hockey fans will have an opportunity to listen and/or view the Bulldog men's ice hockey team's 2007-08 season-opening series against the Union College Dutchmen this weekend (Oct. 12-13) in Schenectady, N.Y.

Opening faceoff for both non-conference contests is 7 p.m. (EDT) at UC's Frank L. Messa Rink in the Achilles Center. Both games can be heard live on the web at via 89.7 WRUC-FM with announcer Matt DuBrey and color commentary from Brian Unger.

Live video streaming of both games is available online by visiting for subscription information. Live statistics for each game is also available at Prestosports.

Cody Chupp
Evan Case (left), Cody Chupp (center) and J.T. Dahlinger (right) along with rest of the Ferris State Bulldogs open the 2007-08 season this weekend (Oct. 12-13) at Union.

The Bulldogs, who begin their 30th season of NCAA Division I varsity competition this weekend (Oct. 12-13), were selected to place ninth in the 2007-08 Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Coaches Preseason Poll and eighth in the media poll.

Ferris State, under 16th-year head coach Bob Daniels, opens the home portion of its 2007-08 schedule next weekend, Oct. 19-20, versus the Wayne State Warriors at FSU's Ewigleben Ice Arena in Big Rapids, Mich. The puck will drop for the Friday (Oct. 19) non-conference series opener at 7:05 p.m. (EDT) with Saturday's (Oct. 20) tilt slated for a 5:05 p.m. (EDT) opening faceoff.

Hockey reserved single-game tickets are currently on sale and prices are $12 (adult), $8 (K-12) and $5 (FSU students) for all games with the exception of the two premier CCHA contests against Michigan State (Dec. 7) and Michigan (March 1). The premier game tickets, which will be $16 apiece, will go on sale Monday, Oct. 22. Six 2007-08 home contests have been designated as family nights and consist of four tickets to the game, four soft drinks and two popcorns all for only $32.

Tickets for all of the Bulldogs' 2007-08 home contests can be purchased through an agreement with Star Tickets Plus and are available at all West Michigan Meijer stores, online at or by calling (800) 585-3737. In addition, fans can also contact the FSU Athletics Ticket Office inside the ice arena directly Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT) at (231) 591-2888. However, phone orders for single-game tickets must be purchased through Star Tickets Plus.

Hockey season ticket information and prices along with a complete 2007-08 schedule of games is available online at

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