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Griffins Take on Texas Twice Next Weekend

November 23, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Grand Rapids Griffins News Release

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 vs. Texas Stars

Presented by Kings Room Barbershop

Time : 7 p.m. at Van Andel Arena (doors open at 6 p.m.).

Moustache Giveaway : The first 1,500 fans will receive a fake moustache, courtesy of the Kings Room Barbershop.

Movember Finale : Throughout November, Griffins players and staff have been sporting moustaches in support of Movember, a month-long moustache-growing initiative to help raise vital awareness and funds for men's health, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men. The Griffins' efforts in Movember are sponsored locally by the Kings Room Barbershop. Fans attending the game can take advantage of a special ticket offer by entering the promo code "movember" at and will be treated to a night of moustache-themed game presentation, ranging from famous moustaches on the video board to trivia.

Dollar Beers and Hot Dogs : Enjoy $1 hot dogs and $1 domestic drafts from 6-8 p.m., while supplies last.

Free Ride Friday : Ride the Rapid to and from any Friday game and enjoy complimentary fare by showing your ticket to the game. Visit for schedule information, routes and maps.

College Night : College students can show their ID to purchase an upper bowl ticket for $13 (or $11 in advance at The Zone) and stop by the McFadden's concourse table to receive a free pass to the post-game party at McFadden's.

Get in the D-ZONE : Every Friday night is a Griffins WGRD D-Zone night. Avoid the concession lines and get your $1 beers and $1 hot dogs served to you in your seats. Call (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit to get your tickets today.

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 vs. Texas Stars

Presented by United Bank

Time : 7 p.m. at Van Andel Arena (doors open at 6 p.m.).

Holiday Ornament Giveaway : The first 2,000 fans will receive a Griffins holiday ornament featuring Griff dressed in Ralphie's pink bunny suit from A Christmas Story, courtesy of United Bank.

Scout Night : All scout groups of 10 or more will enjoy special ticket savings with $11 Upper Level tickets or $14 Lower Level Faceoff tickets (or $16 with a $3 concession voucher). Every scout in attendance will receive a jersey patch. Before the game, scouts can take part in the scout scavenger hunt. Visit for more information.

Griffins Drumline : The game marks the debut of the Griffins' drumline, a group of local drummers who will perform on the concourse before and during the game.

Post-Game Open Skate : Bring your skates to the rink and take to the ice after the game for the post-game open skate, presented by J&H Family Stores.

Fan 4 Packs : For select games, receive four tickets and $12 in concession cash for a great low price. Visit or call (616) 774-4585 ext. 2.

Ticket Information

Tickets for all 2012-13 Grand Rapids Griffins home games may be purchased:

- In person at all Star Tickets outlets, West Michigan Meijer locations, and at The Zone on the west side of Van Andel Arena;

- By phone through Star Tickets at (616) 222-4000 or (800) 585-3737;

- Online through /tickets;

- For season ticket packages please call (616) 774-4585;

- For group information please visit .

Advance ticket prices are $14, $16 and $18 in the arena's upper level, and $18, $22, $26 and $32 in the lower level. (Additional $2 per ticket on day of game.) On game night, tickets may be purchased without a convenience charge at the Van Andel Arena box office, beginning 90 minutes before game time. Fans who attend multiple games can avoid charges and receive a discount from the single-game price by purchasing a 10- or 20-game partial season package.

Season-Long Offers

Military Nights : Every home game this season, current members of our military can purchase up to four upper bowl tickets for $13 each (or $11 in advance at The Zone) with a valid military ID. The offer also extends to veterans who present a VA ID or discharge papers.

The Vault Restaurant and Bar : Enjoy food and drink specials in the Fifth Third Bank Vault prior to every Griffins home game. The full-service restaurant and bar is located inside Van Andel Arena, offers happy hour from 5-6 p.m. and is open for the duration of the game. Call (616) 742-6453 for reservations.

MOS Corner Office : Presented by Michigan Office Solutions, this section, located on the terrace level above section 118, provides the best seats in the house for groups of up to 30 people, with La-Z-Boy chairs and an array of unprecedented amenities. Call (616) 774-4585.

Social Media Specials : Special discounts on lower and upper bowl tickets are often available for fans that follow the Griffins on Facebook and Twitter. To find out where you can follow the Griffins and Join The Conversation, visit

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