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March 9, 2010 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Flint Generals News Release

The second week of March IHL hockey begins Wednesday night for the Generals as they pay a visit to Dayton. Flint has won its last two battles with the Gems, once at home at Perani and one on the road. For the past couple of weeks the two teams have been tied for 6th place in their fight to make the playoffs, but with their win in Fort Wayne this past Sunday, the Generals took sole possession of 6th place and now find themselves 7 points out of a playoff spot.

Friday the boys of Flint return to Perani to welcome the Gems for the second game of this home-and-home and the eighth installment of City Pride Night at Perani, pitting Brighton and Howell against each other in a battle for the most and loudest fans, drawing on their Brighton connections in hopes for a big crowd.

They have Saturday to rest before hitting the ice Sunday in their makeup game with Bloomington that was originally scheduled for February 16th. The physical nature of this matchup has calmed down a bit the past couple of meetings, but only in the fighting sense (the hard hits keep on coming).

Looking Back:

The twenty-first week of IHL action ended with the Generals nabbing 2 of 3 games (2-1-0-0). Wednesday Port Huron came to town and the IceHawks skated away with their second straight win over Flint, after the Generals had garnered an impressive 4-1-0-0 record against their east Michigan rivals in their previous five meetings.

Saturday the Generals hosted Fort Wayne. The Komets won the previous contest in Fort Wayne in a back and forth 6-5 game. The home team was victorious once again, with the Gens putting up a well played 60 minutes and coming away with the 3-1 decision.

The G-Men headed down to Fort Wayne Sunday for a 5PM faceoff. The Komets shelled Flint netminder Sergei Zvyagin with 56 shots but the Moscow, Russia native turned aside 54 of them including 18 in the third period after the Generals took a 3-2 lead, holding on for the win. The road victory was the Generals first in Fort Wayne all season.

Pride Nights:

All schools and cities have rivals when it comes to athletics and everyone talks about how much louder and better their fans are than the other.... Well now is your chance to prove it! If you are from/work in/ attend school in/visit Brighton or Howell come out to the Gens game Mar. 12th and show your pride! Sunday, Grand Blanc and Davison get their chance to prove who has more support and city pride! Do you want to know when your city's pride night is scheduled for? Call the Generals office at 810-744-0222 and find out!

Facebook Fridays:

"Facebook Friday" returns this Friday, March 12th when the Generals host the Dayton Gems. Every Monday of a week that the Gens have a home Friday game, a picture will be posted on the Flint Generals

Group page that fans can print off and bring to the Perani Arena Ticket Office and receive up to 3 (three) $5 end zone tickets for that Friday's game. You must join the Generals Facebook group to view and print the picture.

The Generals Want You:

The Generals are accepting applications for volunteer ushers for all Generals home games. Ushers will receive free parking and two tickets for the game. If you love hockey and are looking for a fun work environment, visit our website at for further information, and to fill out an application.


Tickets for this week's games and all Generals home games are available at the Perani Arena Ticket Office, by phone at 810-744-0580, or through Ticketmaster.

The Generals offer great group rates for parties of 10 or more! For group ticket information, call the Generals office at 810-744-0222 or visit our website

All Generals games home and away, are available for viewing on our website through the B2 Network.

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