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Save and celebrate the GLI this month

by Lisa Hickok / Detroit Red Wings
Exciting college hockey returns to Joe Louis Arena this month with the 44th edition of the Great Lakes Invitational that include the MSU Spartans.
DETROIT -- Looking for the perfect way to celebrate the holiday weekend with your family and friends? Join college hockey fans from around Michigan and head to Joe Louis Arena for the 44th Great Lakes Invitational (GLI) on Saturday, December 27 and Sunday, December 28.

This season’s tournament features men’s college hockey action from Michigan, Michigan State, tournament host Michigan Tech and invitational team North Dakota. Game times are as follows:

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Michigan vs. Michigan Tech, 3 p.m.
Michigan State vs. North Dakota, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 28, 2008
Third Place Game, 3 p.m.
Championship Game, 6:30 p.m.

$44 FAMILY FOUR PACK: The best value in town is also this season’s perfect holiday ticket package. The Family Four Pack includes four general admission tickets to College Hockey at “The Joe”, four slices of Little Caesars pizza and four sodas for only $44. The package can be purchased only in advance by calling 313-396-7575.

44th ANNUAL GLI TICKETS: Tickets for all College Hockey at “The Joe” events are priced at $32, $25, $20, $15 and $10 and are available at the Joe Louis Arena box office and all Ticketmaster retail locations, including Hockeytown Cafe in Detroit and Hockeytown Authentics in Troy. Tickets may also be purchased online at or charged by phone at 800-745-3000. The Joe Louis Arena Box Office is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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