Oct. 1, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio State men's hockey team's exhibition game vs. the University of Toronto has been moved up to 3:05 p.m. Saturday in Value City Arena. The game vs. the Varsity Blues was originally scheduled for a 7:05 p.m. puck drop.
The Buckeyes open the regular season with a home-and-home non-conference series against No. 2-ranked Miami Oct. 10-11. The Buckeyes and RedHawks will meet at 7:05 p.m. Oct. 10 in VCA in Columbus before facing off in Oxford at 7:05 p.m. Oct. 11.
In all, Ohio State will host 22 games during the inaugural season of Big Ten hockey. Two games vs. the other five Big Ten opponents are on the slate for the Buckeyes in Columbus, along with four non-conference series, single games vs. three teams and the exhibition tilt. All games will be played in Value City Arena, except for the March 2 game vs. Michigan, slated for Nationwide Arena.
Tickets for home games can be purchased at the arena on game night, by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, online at www.ticketmaster.com, in person at any Ticketmaster outlet or at the Ohio State University ticket office in the Jerome Schottenstein Center. Single game tickets are $11 for adults and $8 for student/youth and seniors.
Again this year, all Ohio State students will receive free admission to regular-season home games with a valid BuckID.
Fans interested in season tickets, a 10-game mini plan that includes all 10 Big Ten games in Columbus or group tickets should contact the athletic ticket sales staff for details. Account executives can be reached by phone (1-800-GOBUCKS; select option 2) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ohio State, under first-year head coach Steve Rohlik, returns 19 letterwinners from a squad that reached the conference semifinals in 2012-13. Leading the squad is captain Curtis Gedig, who is joined by all-conference players Ryan Dzingel and Tanner Fritz as alternate captains. Dzingel and Max McCormick both were named to the Preseason Big Ten Player to Watch squad.
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