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Muskegon's Final Preseason Matchups Cancelled

October 27, 2020 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Muskegon Lumberjacks News Release

MUSKEGON, MI- The Muskegon Lumberjacks' final two preseason games, scheduled to be played this weekend against the Chicago Steel, have been cancelled.

Per USHL safety protocols, minimum standards will not be met to play these preseason games. The cancellation comes after players from the Steel tested positive for COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution, and in keeping with the USHL safety protocols, the teams decided to cancel the games for the safety of all players and personnel.

Muskegon concludes the preseason 1-2-1, and opens the regular season on November 6 on the road against Dubuque. Muskegon's blueline was the story of the preseason, as the Jacks got six goals from their defensemen.

Tickets for the Lumberjacks Home Opener on Fri, November 27 go on sale this Monday at 10am. There will be a limited number of tickets available due to the restrictions put in place by the State of Michigan.

Safety measures have been adapted, including social distancing, hand-sanitizing dispensers, disinfectant cleanings and recommended use of masks when not eating or drinking. Tickets will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fans can purchase tickets in person at the Mercy Health Arena box office on Western Avenue from 10am-6pm, on Monday, November 2, 2020. This will be the only box office area open during presale due to Convention Center construction. They can also purchase via telephone at 231-726-2400, or online at

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