Area hockey fans are infor a treat! After a successful regular season the Utica College men’s hockeyteam is hosting a playoff game at the Aud.
Tickets went on sale atten this morning and they’re going fast. Fans were waiting in line for about anhour all for the chance to cheer on their pioneers.
The men’s hockey team isthe number one seed in the playoffs after winning a share of the ECAC westregular season title. And their best season in program history has fansexcited.
“I would love to seethe pioneers wind up in first. I would love to see that. They have worked sohard. They are a very humble, hardworking team. This year I got season ticketsbecause I didn’t want to miss anything. It was $50 and it was worth everynickel,” said UC hockey fan, Karen Hnat.
The UC men’s hockey teamplays on Saturday at 7 p.m. They will either play Manhattanville, Elmira or Nazarethin a semi-final match-up.
The UC women’s hockey teamis also hosting a playoff game. They square off against Potsdam on Friday at 7p.m. in a first round match-up.
You have until 4 p.m. Fridayto purchase tickets for the men’s game.