MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Northern Michigan University willhost CCHA foe Western Michigan University in the first round of the CCHAPlayoffs.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The first round is abest-of-three series.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The first gamewill be on Friday night (March 14) at 7:05 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Game two of the series is set for Saturday night (March 15) alsoat 7:05 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The third game of theseries would be on Sunday (March 16) if necessary as the face off would be at7:05 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The winner of the series willadvance to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit for the CCHA Super Six (March20-22).ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ All the first round games areat the Berry Events Center.
Tickets for the first round are available at the SuperiorDome, Willy's Snak Shak, Forest Roberts Theatre and at the door.
Season ticket holders have until Thursday, March 13 by 7:00p.m. to purchase their first round series tickets at their same seats as theirseason tickets.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ They must purchasethese tickets at the Superior Dome only.
If there is a game on Sunday (March 16) tickets will beavailable at the Superior Dome from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and then at theBerry Events Center from 4:00 p.m. through the second period of the game.
General Public - $12.00
Children 18 and under - $6.00
NMU Students - $5.00
Blue Line Luncheon
A special playoff Northern Michigan Hockey Blue LineLuncheon is set for Friday (March 14) at 11:45 a.m. in the Peter White Loungeof the Don H. Bottum University Center on the NMU campus.
Featured speakers at the luncheon will be Northern MichiganHead Coach Walt Kyle as well as selected Wildcats.
Cost of the luncheon is $7.50 and tickets can be purchasedat the door.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The event is open to thepublic.