Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's ice hockey team will play its first home action of the 2019 calendar year this weekend (Jan. 11-12) as the Bulldogs entertain Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rival and nationally-ranked Minnesota State in a two-game league set at the Ewigleben Ice Arena.
The Bulldogs and the Mavericks will square off with puck drop both nights set for 7:07 p.m. (ET). The series represents the Bulldogs' only home action in the month of January.
Currently, Ferris State has won two of its last three contests to date this year, including an exciting road win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Dec. 29 in a nationally-televised game on the Big Ten Network along with a 6-5 overtime triumph in WCHA play last Friday (Jan. 4) night at Alabama-Huntsville.
Meanwhile, the Mavericks enter the weekend ranked seventh in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Division I poll along with eighth by United States College Hockey online (USCHO) while sitting atop the WCHA standings.
Fans can purchase advance tickets for all Bulldog home hockey games to guarantee a seat and save over the normal gameday rates by visiting the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex. Bulldog fans can also purchase all regular-priced tickets in advance 24 hours a day, seven days a week online at StarTickets.com or by calling 1-800-585-3737.
The FSU Athletic Ticket Office's normal business hours are Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) with extended hours on Wednesday until 7 p.m. (ET).
A complete pricing structure, ticket office hours and additional information is available online at FerrisStateBulldogs.com and can be found by visiting the "tickets" tab. For additional ticket information, please call (231) 591-2888.
Overall, FSU has posted more than 25 total sellouts at the Ewigleben Ice Arena since the second half of a historic 2011-12 campaign in which the Bulldogs reached the national championship game at the NCAA Frozen Four.
The Bulldogs, who have reached the NCAA Final Eight three times since 2012, are in their 44th campaign this fall and again facing perhaps one of the country's toughest schedules.
Since 2012, the Bulldogs have made three NCAA Tournament appearances and advanced to the NCAA Final Eight all three times. FSU has also won two conference regular-season championships along with capturing the WCHA's Broadmoor Trophy once as the league's Final Five Champion. Along with a Frozen Four berth and national title game showing in 2012, FSU also has reached the regional final and the final eight of the NCAA Tournament in both 2014 and 2016.