Grand Rapids Griffins release 2019-2020 regular season schedule

The AHL and the Grand Rapids Griffins have released their 2019-2020 regular season schedule today:

Griffins Release 2019-20 Schedule

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins on Wednesday announced their schedule for the 2019-20 American Hockey League season. It will mark the franchise’s 24th campaign overall, 19th as members of the AHL and 18th as the primary affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings.

Under second-year head coach Ben Simon, the Griffins will start their 76-game schedule on the road for the 12th time in franchise history, as they battle the defending Western Conference champion Chicago Wolves, who defeated Grand Rapids in last spring’s Central Division Semifinals, on Sat., Oct. 5. Grand Rapids will begin its home slate on Fri., Oct. 11 against the Milwaukee Admirals with Opening Night presented by Huntington Bank.

Highlights of the 2019-20 schedule include:

  • Twenty-five prime home dates (15 Fridays and 10 Saturdays) out of 38 games;
  • A season-high eight-game homestand from Jan. 10-25, the team’s longest since an eight-game stretch in 2006-07;
  • The return of the Bakersfield Condors, San Diego Gulls and Toronto Marlies to the schedule for the first time since the 2015-16 season. Grand Rapids will play four games apiece against each opponent;
  • The Griffins’ 23rd annual New Year’s Eve celebration versus Chicago on Tue., Dec. 31 (6 p.m. start), in addition to playing the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29) and on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14);
  • Grand Rapids’ 19th annual Matinee Game against the Cleveland Monsters on Wed., Nov. 6 at 11 a.m.


Group tickets for all home dates at Van Andel Arena are now on sale, along with 2019-20 season ticket packages. Single-game tickets will go on sale to the public starting at 10 a.m. on Sept. 13. Fans can secure their full-season, select-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit griffinshockey.com for more information.

Grand Rapids Griffins 2019-20 Schedule

Date Opponent Time
Sat., Oct. 5 @ Chicago Wolves 8 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 11 MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS 7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 12 @ Rockford IceHogs 7 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 18 @ Texas Stars 8 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 19 @ Texas Stars 8 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 23 MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS 7 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 25 MANITOBA MOOSE 7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 26 TEXAS STARS 7 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 30 IOWA WILD 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 2 @ Manitoba Moose 3 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 3 @ Manitoba Moose 3 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 6 CLEVELAND MONSTERS 11 a.m.
Fri., Nov. 8 TORONTO MARLIES 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 9 TORONTO MARLIES 7 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 12 @ Cleveland Monsters 7 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 15 ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 16 @ Rockford IceHogs 7 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 20 SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE 7 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 22 MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 23 @ Milwaukee Admirals 7 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 27 @ Chicago Wolves 8 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 29 MANITOBA MOOSE 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 30 @ Rockford IceHogs 6 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 4 CHICAGO WOLVES 7 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 6 ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 7 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 11 @ San Diego Gulls 10 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 13 @ Bakersfield Condors 10 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 14 @ Bakersfield Condors 10 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 17 @ San Diego Gulls 10 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 20 @ Iowa Wild 8 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 21 @ Iowa Wild 8 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 27 MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS 7 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 28 @ Milwaukee Admirals 7 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 31 CHICAGO WOLVES 6 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 3 @ San Antonio Rampage 8 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 4 @ Texas Stars 8 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 5 @ San Antonio Rampage 4 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 8 @ Milwaukee Admirals 8 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 10 MANITOBA MOOSE 7 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 11 MANITOBA MOOSE 7 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 15 ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 7 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 17 ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 7 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 18 BELLEVILLE SENATORS 7 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 22 IOWA WILD 7 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 24 SAN DIEGO GULLS 7 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 25 SAN DIEGO GULLS 7 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 31 @ Iowa Wild 8 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 5 @ Milwaukee Admirals 8 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 8 TEXAS STARS 7 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 9 TEXAS STARS 4 p.m.
Tue., Feb. 11 @ Cleveland Monsters 7 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 14 CLEVELAND MONSTERS 7 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 15 @ Chicago Wolves 8 p.m.
Tue., Feb. 18 @ Rockford IceHogs 8 p.m.
Thu., Feb. 20 @ Chicago Wolves Noon
Sat., Feb. 22 SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE 7 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 23 SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE 4 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 28 @ San Antonio Rampage 8 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 29 @ Texas Stars 8 p.m.
Tue., March 3 @ San Antonio Rampage 8 p.m.
Fri., March 6 @ Rockford IceHogs 8 p.m.
Sat., March 7 ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 7 p.m.
Wed., March 11 IOWA WILD 7 p.m.
Fri., March 13 BAKERSFIELD CONDORS 7 p.m.
Sat., March 14 BAKERSFIELD CONDORS 7 p.m.
Thu., March 19 @ Toronto Marlies 1:30 p.m.
Fri., March 20 @ Belleville Senators 7 p.m.
Sun., March 22 @ Toronto Marlies 4 p.m.
Wed., March 25 SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE 7 p.m.
Fri., March 27 CHICAGO WOLVES 7 p.m.
Sat., March 28 MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS 7 p.m.
Wed., April 1 TEXAS STARS 7 p.m.
Sat., April 4 @ Manitoba Moose 7 p.m.
Sun., April 5 @ Manitoba Moose 3 p.m.
Fri., April 10 CHICAGO WOLVES 7 p.m.
Sat., April 11 @ Milwaukee Admirals 7 p.m.


All Times Eastern
Dates, Opponents and Times Subject to Change
Games Broadcast on WOOD 106.9 FM/1300 AM and AHLTV

Grand Rapids Griffins
2019-20 Schedule Breakdown

Season Opener
: Sat., Oct. 5 at Chicago Wolves
Home Opener: Fri., Oct. 11 vs. Milwaukee Admirals
Home Finale: Fri., April 10 vs. Chicago Wolves
Season Finale: Sat., April 11 at Milwaukee Admirals

By Conference
Western – 66 (33 home, 33 road), Eastern – 10 (5 home, 5 road)

By Division
Central – 58 (29 home, 29 road), North – 10 (5 home, 5 road), Pacific – 8 (4 home, 4 road)

By Opponent
Milwaukee, Rockford – 10 (5 home, 5 road)
Chicago, Texas, Manitoba, San Antonio – 8 (4 home, 4 road)
Iowa – 6 (3 home, 3 road)
Cleveland, Toronto, San Diego, Bakersfield – 4 (2 home, 2 road)
Belleville – 2 (1 home, 1 road)

By Day (Home)
Friday – 15, Saturday and Wednesday – 10, Sunday – 2, Tuesday – 1

By Day (Road)

Saturday – 15, Friday – 8, Tuesday – 5, Sunday and Wednesday – 4, Thursday – 2

By Month (Home)
January – 8, November and March – 7, October and February – 5, December – 4, April – 2

By Month (Road)
November, December and February – 7, January and March – 5, October – 4, April – 3

Longest Homestand

8 games: Jan. 10-25

Longest Road Trip

6 games: Dec. 11-21

Three Games in Three Nights
Once: Jan. 3-5

Single game tickets will go on sale later this summer, but Griffins season ticket memberships are on sale now! Click here for details: https://t.co/ERF6Tpaenv— Grand Rapids Griffins (@griffinshockey) July 10, 2019

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