January 17, 2013 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Dubuque Fighting Saints
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Friday night versus the Chicago Steel will be an evening of so much fun, you'll want it to repeat over and over. The Dubuque Fighting Saints host Groundhog Game. Groundhog Game. presented by media partner KDTH as the Fighting Saints toast the 20th anniversary of the movie Groundhog Day. Puck drop is slated for 7:35 p.m. It is also College Night as students with a valid college ID can receive a $10 End ticket with $5 in Saints Bucks included, as well as a chance to enter a contest to shoot for up to $1,000 towards books for the spring semester.
The movie Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray, hit the big screens in 1993, and 20 years later the Fighting Saints will honor the classic film with a night full of entertainment themed from the movie. In the film, Murray's character, Phil Connors, is a weatherman set to cover the annual Groundhog Day festivities. The character finds himself in a time loop, as this same day keeps repeating over and over again. Much like the film, repeating events will be a theme for the evening Friday night. On the ice, the first-place Fighting Saints hope to repeat the scoring over and over, and in the stands, various activities at the arena will play out over and over again as well.
In-game promotions throughout the evening will repeat, with fans rubbing their eyes, thinking, "Haven't we already lived through this -
Friday is College Night, and the Fighting Saints are offering a ticket special for all students with a valid college I.D. Fans can receive an End ticket plus $5 in Saints Bucks, good for concessions and merchandise, for only $10. Students will also have a chance to enter a contest to shoot for up to $1,000 towards books for the spring semester.
For details and to order tickets to Groundhog Game. Groundhog Game. presented by media partner KDTH, call 563.583.6880 or visit DubuqueFightingSaints.com.