Nov. 21, 2012
STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's hockey team will host Air Force in Storrs at the Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum at 4 p.m. Friday before the two teams face off at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. on Saturday, November 24 at 3:30 p.m. Saturday's game will be the opener of a hockey doubleheader as the Connecticut Whale takes on the Norfolk Admirals at 7 p.m.
UConn hockey season ticket holders, including students, should use their original ticket for the game.
Tickets for the doubleheader can be purchased at the XL Center Box Office from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and on Ticketmaster.com. The XL Center Box Office also opens four hours prior to game time.
The XL Center will serve as UConn's home ice for Hockey East contests when the Huskies join the nation's most prestigious conference in 2014-15. Connecticut will compete in the Atlantic Hockey Association for the next two seasons before joining Hockey East.
Connecticut last played at the XL Center on February 5, 2010 against Army, falling 5-3.
The Huskies sit at 2-5-1 (1-4-0 AHA) after eight games. Connecticut has earned victories over Sacred Heart and at Merrimack of Hockey East.
Air Force enters the weekend with a 3-4-3 record (2-1-1 AHA). The Falcons have won five of the past six AHA Tournament Championships.
This weekend will be a rematch of the three-game AHA Quarterfinals at Air Force which the Falcons won, 2-1.