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Kirk Gibson Highlights Griffins' Home Weekend

February 5, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Grand Rapids Griffins News Release

Grand Rapids Griffins (21-27-0-1) vs. Toronto Marlies (18-22-5-4) TONIGHT 7 p.m. Van Andel Arena

Grand Rapids Griffins vs. Houston Aeros (25-19-6-1) Saturday 7 p.m. Van Andel Arena

* Tonight, Red Wings defenseman Andreas Lilja will make his Van Andel Arena debut, in the second game of his conditioning stint with the Griffins. The popular Dollar Beers, Dollar Dogs promotion runs from 6-8 p.m. (while supplies last), and College Night attendees can purchase lower bowl tickets for just $10.

* On Saturday, former Detroit Tigers great Kirk Gibson will meet fans and sign autographs for one hour before the game, and the Griffins have teamed up with the West Michigan Whitecaps to offer a great experience for local sports fans with the Double Play Pack. The package includes six specially priced upper level Griffins FLEX tickets; four specially priced reserved seat tickets to any Whitecaps game during the 2010 season; and two Gibson 8x10 photo cards created especially for his autograph session with the Griffins, all for just $99! Call 774-4585 ext. 3040 to purchase. An open skate and autograph session with Griffins players Doug Janik, Jakub Kindl and Kris Newbury will follow the game.

TICKETS: Tickets for both games are available at The Zone at Van Andel Arena and all Star Tickets outlets, including Meijer stores. Call 222-4000 / 800-585-3737 or purchase online at

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