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West Michigan Idol Night With Matt Giraud Centers Griffins' Full Weekend

February 11, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL)
Grand Rapids Griffins News Release


Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 vs. Hamilton Bulldogs

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

Dollar Beers, Dollar Dogs: The ever-popular promotion runs from 6-8 p.m., when fans can enjoy $1 domestic drafts and $1 hot dogs while supplies last.

Jersey Card Giveaway: The first 1,500 fans will receive a Darren McCarty Griffins jersey card courtesy of J & H Family Stores.

College Night: Presented by McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, college students can show their ID to purchase a lower bowl ticket for just $10 (regular price $17). Limit one ticket per ID per person. Students are also encouraged to 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: The Griffins and the "Free Beer and Hot Wings Show" at WGRD 97.9 have teamed up again this season to present the D-Zone. Four-packs of tickets are still available for $56! Price also includes in-seat wait service, and the chance to rub elbows with the "Free Beer and Hot Wings" crew (March 5 and April 9). To order, please call 616-774-4585 ext. 3042, or visit griffinshockey.com/dzone for more information.

Throw for Dough: Fans can purchase Throw-for-Dough pucks for $1 or $3 for a chance to win $5,000, a $25 Visa gift card from Lake Michigan Credit Union, or a Griffins souvenir. Proceeds will benefit the GVSU Synchronized Skating Club.

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 vs. Peoria Rivermen

Matt Giraud 2 9-10-09.jpg Time: 7 p.m. at Van Andel Arena (doors open at 6 p.m.).

West Michigan Idol Night: Presented by Lake Michigan Credit Union, the Griffins will host West Michigan Idol Night featuring Kalamzaoo native and top-five finalist during last season's American Idol, Matt Giraud. Giraud will meet fans and sign autographs prior to the game and perform during the first intermission.

Idol 4-Pack: Fans can get four specially priced Griffins tickets, four Matt Giraud 8x10 photo cards created especially for the autograph session, and be entered into a drawing to win four VIP passes to a pre-game meet and greet with Matt, all for either $48 or $68. Please visit griffinshockey.com/idol for more information.

Griffins Blue Crew: The Griffins have teamed up with Lake Michigan Credit Union and 107.3 WBBL's Bakita and Grey to bring fans the LMCU Blue Crew. Please visit griffinshockey.com/bluecrew for more information.

Facebook/Twitter Specials: Special discounts on lower and upper bowl tickets will be available for fans that follow the Griffins on Facebook and Twitter.

Cornerstone Faith Chat: In association with Cornerstone University, there will be a Faith Chat at the team bench with select Griffins players following the game.

Tune Up the Trumpet: Trumpet player Jack Misner will be on hand to provide trumpet chants throughout the game.

Throw for Dough: Fans can purchase Throw-for-Dough pucks for $1 or $3 for a chance to win $5,000, a $25 Visa gift card from Lake Michigan Credit Union, or a Griffins souvenir. Proceeds will benefit Mona Shores High School.

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 vs. Texas Stars

Time: 4 p.m. at Van Andel Arena (doors open at 3 p.m.).

Super Sunday: Fans can enjoy $1 Pepsi products and $1 Cole's Breadsticks from 3-5 p.m.

Player Card Strip: The first 1,000 kids ages 12 and younger will receive a Griffins player card strip, courtesy of Play N Trade Alpine.

Fan 4-Pack: Fans can receive four tickets and $12 in concession cash for a great low price ($68 for lower bowl, $52 for upper bowl). Visit griffinshockey.com/f4p to order.

Library Night: Fans who present their Grand Rapids Public Library or Kent District Library Cards at the Van Andel Arena box office on the night of the game or at The Zone anytime during regular business hours (M-F 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) can purchase a lower bowl ticket for just $10, a savings of $7. Limit four tickets per card per person.

Tune Up the Trumpet: Trumpet player Jack Misner will be on hand to provide trumpet chants throughout the game.

Season Ticket Holder Party: This annual event will feature an array of pre- and post-game activities exclusively for Griffins' season ticket holders.

Ticket Information

* In person at all Star Tickets outlets, West Michigan Meijer locations, 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 at griffinshockey.com or startickets.com.

Single-game ticket prices are $5 (Sunday-Thursday games only, advance purchase at The Zone), $13, $15 and $17 in the arena's upper level, and $17, $20, $25 and $30 in the lower level.


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