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Ring in the New Year with the Griffins

December 20, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Grand Rapids Griffins News Release

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 vs. Toronto Marlies

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

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 ridetherapid.org 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 griffinshockey.com/dzone to get your tickets today.

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 vs. Toronto Marlies

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

Red Wings Legends Night : Two Detroit Red Wings alumni and Stanley Cup Champions will meet fans and sign autographs inside Van Andel Arena, when the Griffins host "Red Wings Legends Night with Kris Draper and Joe Kocur ." Boasting a combined seven Stanley Cup rings, Draper and Kocur will sign autographs from 5:45-7:15 p.m., serving as a prelude to the game.

Scotty Bowman Bobblehead Giveaway : 1,200 fans will receive a Scotty Bowman bobblehead.

Popcorn Pack : Enjoy $16 in total ticket savings and unlimited popcorn refills when you purchase four or more Griffins tickets with the Saturday Night Popcorn Pack. The package is valid for games on Dec. 29; Jan. 26; Feb. 23; March 9 and April 13. Visit griffinshockey.com/popcorn for more information.

Scheduling Note : This game was rescheduled from Dec. 30 due to the cancellation of the 2012 Hockeytown Winter Festival.

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 vs. Rockford IceHogs

16th Annual New Year's Eve Celebration Presented by Fox Honda

Time : 6 p.m. at Van Andel Arena (doors open at 5 p.m.)

Post-Game Fireworks : Stick around after the game for West Michigan's largest post-game indoor fireworks show.

Post-Game Open Skate : Bring your skates to the rink and take to the ice after the game, 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. Valid for games on Dec. 31; Jan. 12; Feb. 2; March 9; and April 13. Visit griffinshockey.com/f4p 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 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 griffinshockey.com /tickets;

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

- For group information please visit griffinshockey.com/group .

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 griffinshockey.com/socialmedia.

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