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Move Over Generals… UM-Flint is Taking to the Ice

  • April 1st, 2009 By: UM-Flint News

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UM-Flint Hockey Club to play first game on new home ice.

Photo by: David LossingThis coming Saturday, October 27, the University of Michigan-Flint will take on Bowling Green University’s Division 2 team in fast-paced hockey action on the ice at the Perani Arena and Event Center. Game time is 12:30 p.m.Could this be the start of athletics at the University of Michigan-Flint? A group of 17 students who love hockey have formed a Hockey Club. This Saturday, they play the first game in their new home. The club is affiliated with the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) and will play 26 games this season in Division 2. Almost all of its 14 home games will be held on weekends at Perani’s. While the university can give the Hockey Club some financial support, each member contributes about $250 each month to pay for ice time.

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