Hockey To Take On Nazareth During "Frozen Frontier" Outdoor Festival
UPDATE (as of 12/6/13) - Geneseo has sold out of its ticket allotment, but there are still tickets to the game available through the Frozen Frontier website for only $10.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The SUNY Geneseo hockey team will square off with Nazareth on Sunday, Dec. 15 at Frontier Field as part of the 10-day "Frozen Frontier" outdoor hockey festival. Faceoff for the game is set for 12:00 p.m.
All seats for the game are general admission. While tickets are regularly $10, advance sale tickets for Geneseo alumni, friends, faculty, staff and friends can be purchased for only $7. As an added bonus, for every Frozen Four ticket purchased, fans will also receive two tickets to Geneseo's home contest against Franklin Pierce on Friday, Jan. 10.
"This is an amazing opportunity for our team to be part of a totally unique event," said Geneseo hockey coach Chris Schultz. "There aren't too many hockey players that didn't grow up playing outside on a pond in the middle of winter, so having a chance to do it again at this level will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It also gives us a way to connect with our fans in a new way while showcasing our program at what promises to be a tremendous venue."
The game highlights a full day of action as prior to the contest, the Geneseo hockey Alumni will play their annual contest starting at 10:00 a.m. The Buffalo Junior Sabers are scheduled to play the St. Michael's Buzzers at 2:30 p.m., before the Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans Alumni square off at 5:00 p.m.
The games are part of six scheduled for the opening weekend of the "Frozen Frontier presented Greater Rochester Area Honda Dealers." The Rochester Americans kickoff the week on Friday, December 13 with a game against the Lake Erie Monsters at 7:00 p.m. Saturday features an RIT doubleheader as the Tigers women's hockey team plays host to Clarkson at 12:00 p.m. before the men's team welcomes Niagara to Frontier Field at 7:00 p.m. The festival wraps up the weekend of December 21-22 with two full days of high school hockey featuring 10 rivalry games from around Section V.
For more information regarding the Frozen Frontier, including a full schedule for the week, merchandise, food & beverage, ice times and sponsorship, visit FrozenFrontier2013.com.