PREVIEW: SPIRIT WRAP UP 15TH SEASON; PLAY HOST TO SPITFIRES
Less than 200 tickets remain for Fan Appreciation Night at The Dow Event Center
SAGINAW, Mich. – On Saturday night, the Saginaw Spirit (27-31-7-2 9th Western Conference) take the ice against the Windsor Spitfires (40-19-5-3 5th Western Conference) at The Dow Event Center for the final game of the 2016-17 season. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. The Spirit will honor overage players Kris Bennett, Hayden Hodgson, and C.J. Garcia in a ceremony before the opening faceoff.
The last time these two teams faced off was on February 23rd when the Spitfires walked out of WFCU Centre with a 4-1 decision. Spirit captain Keaton Middleton scored the lone goal for Saginaw. Four different players scored for Windsor that game.
The Spirit’s only victory against the Spitfires occurred on January 28th at The Dow Event Center when Saginaw defeated Windsor, 3-2. Detroit Red Wings prospect Filip Hronek tallied two goals and an assist that night. Brady Gilmour scored the Spirit’s other goal.
Despite the Spitfires success against the Spirit, the team is limping into the playoffs having only won four of their last 10 games. Meanwhile, Saginaw has won five of its last seven games including the last three home games. The Spitfires have lost their last six road games.
Less than 200 tickets remain for tonight’s game. Once the seats are sold out, the Spirit will sell Standing Room tickets for $10 on a first-come, first-served basis.
Spirit fans can catch radio broadcasts on WSGW 100.5 FM, www.fmtalk1005.com , and the FM Talk 100.5 App in the App Store or Google Play with the voices of Spirit Hockey, Joey Battaino and Dennis Desrosiers. For a full TV Broadcast schedule, Click Here. Tonight’s broadcast begins at 6:50 p.m. on the Rogers OHL Action Pak in Ontario and locally on 100.5 FM WSGW. You can also stream the broadcast on OHL Live.
Affordable season ticket packages and flex plans for the 15th anniversary season of Saginaw Spirit hockey are on sale now! For more information on tickets, visit www.saginawspirit.com or call (989) 497-7747.
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