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Preview: Flint & Kingston Face-Off in the Vehicle City Friday

February 28, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Flint Firebirds News Release

Flint, Mich. - The Firebirds are set for back-to-back home games this weekend, beginning Friday night when they host the Kingston Frontenacs. Puck drop is set for 7:00 p.m. at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center.

Friday marks the second of two meetings with Kingston this season, and the only contest in Flint. The Frontenacs are 6-1-0-0 in seven total matches between the two clubs since Flint's inception into the OHL. Flint is 0-3-0-0 at the Dort Federal Event Center, and looking to pick up their first-ever victory on home-ice against the Frontenacs in Friday's contest.

In the first meeting this season between Flint and Kingston, the Firebirds posted a 7-1 triumph in Kingston on Dec 16 (Watch Highlights). Five different players scored for the Firebirds, and nine earned at least one point. Flint killed all four penalties while scoring three times on the man-advantage. Jake Durham and Jack Wismer each had three-point nights, logging two goals and one assist. Ty Dellandrea (Dallas Stars), Ethan Keppen and Riley McCourt each had two points in the contest. Goaltender Emanuel Vella made 27 saves on 28 shots.

Most recently, Kingston posted a 3-2 victory over the OHL's first-place Ottawa 67's last Friday before dropping a 4-1 decision in Peterborough on Sunday. Flint was unable to solve the Guelph Storm last Saturday, dropping the contest 8-1 on home-ice.

Promotions:

Friday is the Firebirds' final '4 Pack Friday' of the season, featuring (4) tickets, (4) hot dogs and (4) soft drinks, starting at just $60.

Early bird ticket packages for the Flint Firebirds' 2019-20 OHL season are on sale now. A $50 deposit reserves your seat for next season! The special early bird price deadline is Tuesday, April 30th and fans can secure their seats for next season at the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday. For additional pricing and ticket information, fans can call the box office at (810) 744-0580 or email mary@dorteventcenter.com.

Single game tickets for all Firebirds games are $12 Bronze, $16 Silver, $20 Gold and $26 VIP seating (Seating Chart). All seats are reserved / assigned seating. Fans can purchase tickets by calling (810) 744-0580, in-person at the Dort Federal Event Center Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com here.

Blue Line Club Menu:

Presented by Great Lakes Sandwich Co & Cafe, Friday evening's dinner menu for the Blue Line Club features Swedish meatballs, cheesy Au Gratin potatoes, broccoli normandy, creamy chicken pasta, garden salad, and dinner rolls with butter. Friday's menu is available to all sponsors and season ticket holders for $12 per person. Dinner RSVPs are encouraged by emailing Karla Turner at karla@flintfirebirds.com.


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