Sipple: Red Wings, Great Lakes Invitational = a triple-header of hockey on December 31st, 2018

The Free Press’s George Sipple reports that the Great Lakes Invitiational and Red Wings will host a “triple-header” of hockey on December 31st, 2018:

he second day of the next Great Lakes Invitational is expected to be part of a triple-header of hockey at Little Caesars Arena on Dec. 31, the Free Press has learned.

The Red Wings haven’t yet announced their schedule for the 2018-2019 season. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Friday that he expects the Wings to play their traditional New Year’s Eve game, although the NHL schedule hasn’t yet been finalized. The NHL schedule is expected to be released in a couple weeks.

Michigan State announced its 2018-2019 schedule on Wednesday and will play in the Great Lakes Invitational on Dec. 30-31. MSU will meet Lake Superior State in the second semifinal game at 4 p.m. on Dec. 30. Michigan Tech will face U-M in the first game at 1 p.m., according to Michigan Tech’s 2018-2019 hockey schedule.

The Great Lakes Invitational is scheduled for Dec. 30-31.The GLI’s Dec. 31 game times are slated to be 11:30 for the GLI third-place game, 2:30 for the GLI championship game, according to MSU’s hockey schedule.


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One thought on “Sipple: Red Wings, Great Lakes Invitational = a triple-header of hockey on December 31st, 2018”

  1. Amazing day of hockey. I’ll definitely want to check the MTU/UM game. Especially if Hughes stays in school.

    Doubt it, but, you know.

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