The Mercyhurst University men’s hockey team and the Ohio State hockey team will be playing each other in the first annual Snowtown Throwdown.
The hockey team, with the Erie County Convention Center Authority announced in October that the game would be played at the Arena instead of at the Mercyhurst Ice Center.
The event will take place on Friday, Jan. 2, and Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Erie Insurance Arena.
Face off Friday is 7:05 p.m. and Saturday is set to start at 2:35 p.m.
The Snowtown Throwdown will be sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings and proceeds from the two-game series will benefit The Warming Center hosted at the Mental Health Association of Northwest Pennsylvania.
Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Erie Insurance Box Office or at the Erie Events website.
Direct links to this website and the box office phone number can be found on hurstathletics.com under the men’s hockey tab.
Tickets can be purchased in either single-game or two-game packages. They are $10 for adults and $6 for children (16 and under) and senior citizens.
Two-day packages are $15 for adults and $10 for children and senior citizens.
Following the game on Saturday at 7:00 p.m., the Ontario Hockey League’s Erie Otters will be facing off against the Windsor Spitfires.