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Silver Sticks At Perani

January 8, 2010 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Flint Generals News Release

FLINT, MI - With the Flint Generals on the road tonight in Muskegon, Perani Arena is participating in the Silver Sticks Tournament. Fourteen teams are participating in today's games that run from 8AM- 5PM while six teams will be involved in tomorrow's action from 8AM- 1PM.

The Silver Sticks is an association of youth hockey tournaments founded in 1958 to promote citizenship and goodwill through the medium of Silver Stick Hockey, and to foster sportsmanship through International competition for youth of all nations.

Tournaments are also being held this weekend at Ice Mountain in Burton (twenty-eight teams) and the Polar Palace in Lapeer (thirty-two teams). Tomorrow night following the Silver Stick competition, the Generals take the ice for their matchup with the Dayton Gems at 7:30 PM. Silver Stick players will receive FREE admission to the Gens game if they wear their team jersey while friends and family that accompany their Silver Stick player shall receive tickets for just $5.

The Shrine Circus is coming to Perani so Saturday's game against Dayton is the last home game for Flint until January 22nd when they entertain Bloomington. With the Gens only five points out of a playoff spot, their three games this weekend (two against the Muskegon Lumberjacks) could be a huge boost for the team.

Tickets for Saturday's game and all Generals home games for the 2009-10 season are available at the Perani Arena Ticket Office, by phone 810-744-0580 or through Ticketmaster at For group rates with the Generals call the Generals office at (810) 744-0222 or visit our website at All Generals games are available for viewing on our website through the B2 Networks.

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