Season Opens in Less than Two Months
The Waterloo Black Hawks will play the first of 60 2016/17 United States Hockey League regular season games on Saturday, September 24th against the Des Moines Buccaneers, the USHL announced on Wednesday.
The season slate will run through Saturday, April 8th when the Hawks conclude the campaign at home against the Fargo Force. The first game of the year at Young Arena – announced Tuesday – will be against the Lincoln Stars on Saturday, October 8th.
“Months of planning have already been put into making the games on this schedule memorable for our fans,” said Waterloo Black Hawks Vice President of Sales and Marketing Joe Greene. “Time is ticking down to our home opener, and we will be using every bit of it to find ways that fans of all ages can have even more fun in Party Town.”
Waterloo’s winter will be highlighted by traditional games on Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve against the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders and Madison Capitols respectively. Friday, Saturday, and weeknight home games will begin at 7:05, with the exception of a special 6:05 puck drop on New Year’s Eve. The Hawks will also play two Sunday home games, both beginning at 3:05.
The Black Hawks will immediately begin reserving seats for groups planning to attend regular season games. For details about the savings and special opportunities available to groups of 10 or more, contact the Hawks at (319) 232-3444.
Season tickets for the 2016/17 home schedule are also available, including new $99 pricing for kids age 12 and under. Single-game tickets for all regular season home games will go on sale Thursday, September 1st.