Tuesday, July 3, 2012

2012-13 OHL Exhibition Game Schedule

Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the exhibition game schedule for the 2012-13 season.

The schedule includes 50 games beginning on Friday August 31, 2012, and ending on Sunday September 16, 2012.

Highlights of the 2012-13 exhibition game schedule include four games featuring OHL teams against QMJHL clubs when the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies travel to play the Kitchener Rangers on August 31 in Waterloo, followed by the Erie Otters on September 1 in Goderich.  The Ottawa 67’s and Gatineau Olympiques will also play a home-and-home series September 7-8 in Smiths Falls and Rockland.  In addition to those four off-site games, communities such as Ajax (Sept. 8), Bowmanville (Sept. 11), Brockville (Sept. 16), Elmira (Sept. 9), Newmarket (Sept. 11), St. Thomas (Sept. 8), and Uxbridge (Sept. 14) will have the opportunity to enjoy OHL action.  The Mississauga Steelheads will also host exhibition games off-site but in their community playing at Port Credit Arena September 2, Iceland Arena September 5, and Vic Johnston Arena on September 11.

The 680-game OHL regular season opens on Thursday September 20, 2012.

(Nathan can be reached at fourniern@students.nescom.edu)

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