Spirit Announce 2019 Preseason Schedule; Participation in Preseason Showcase
SAGINAW, MI. - The Saginaw Spirit, in conjunction with the Ontario Hockey League and the Kitchener Rangers, are pleased to announce their 2019 Exhibition Schedule and that they will participate in the 2019 Preseason Showcase at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium from August 30 - September 1, 2019. Along with the Spirit and Rangers, the Showcase will feature the North Bay Battalion, as well as the Peterborough Petes.
All teams will meet over the course of the weekend, with three games per team for a total of six weekend games.
Tickets to the Preseason Showcase are $10 for a weekend pass which provides entry to all games, or $5 per game. Seating for the games will be general admission.
Tickets are available starting Thursday, August 1 at the Kitchener Rangers business office only (not available online or through Centre in the Square) and are cash only sales. The Kitchener Rangers business office is open Monday-Friday, 9:30am to 1pm and 2pm-5pm.
Tickets will also be available day of game at the door; cash only sales.
All proceeds will go to support the Children's Wish Foundation.
For Spirit fans interested in purchasing tickets, they are available via presale starting Thurs. Aug 1st at the Kitchener Rangers business office only (not available online or through Centre in the Square) and are cash only sales. The Kitchener Rangers business office is open Monday-Friday, 9:30am to 1pm and 2pm-5pm.
This is the Spirit's second time participating in the event, going a perfect 3-0 last season against the Rangers, North Bay Battalion, and the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL.
Preseason Showcase Schedule of Games:
Friday, August 30
Saginaw Spirit vs. Peterborough Petes - 2pm
North Bay Battalion vs. Kitchener Rangers - 7pm
Saturday, August 31
Peterborough Petes vs. North Bay Battalion - 2pm
Saginaw Spirit vs. Kitchener Rangers - 7pm
Sunday, September 1
North Bay Battalion vs. Saginaw Spirit - 11am
Peterborough Petes vs. Kitchener Rangers - 2pm
In addition to the three games played in the Preseason Showcase, the Spirit will also participate in a home-and-home series with their Coors Light I-75 Divide Rival Flint Firebirds. Friday, September 13, the Spirit will host the Firebirds at The Dow Event Center in Saginaw, MI and the next night will play Flint at the Iceland Arenas, a community rink in Clayton Township. Puck drop on both nights in scheduled for 7:00 p.m. The Spirit have dominated Flint over the past two seasons, winning 16 of their past 17 regular season match-ups.
Tickets for home preseason and 2019-20 regular season games will go on sale Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Saginaw Spirit Store at 5789 State Street. Preseason home game tickets are $7.
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