One Ticket Gets Fans Into Both the Buckeyes-Colonials game and Monsters-Chops game at Quicken Loans Arena Dec. 6  

Fans will get the best of both hockey worlds on Dec. 6, when the Lake Erie Monsters and Quicken Loans Arena host a college/professional hockey double-header.  The Ohio State University will face Robert Morris University at 4 p.m., prior to the Monsters hosting the Iowa Chops at 7:30 p.m.

One ticket will provide fans entry to both exciting contests. Through a special offer, Ohio State and Robert Morris fans can purchase discounted tickets at by using the special offer code, BUCKEYES, when ordering.

The Buckeyes and Colonials will meet for the second time this season when they clash at The Q. On Nov. 14th, the Buckeyes beat RMU, 4-0, at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh in the Pittsburgh College Hockey Showcase.

Monsters left wing Tom Fritsche, the third selection (47th overall) of the Colorado Avalanche in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, is a former Buckeye and a native of Parma, Ohio.  He scored 107 points in 137 games over the course of four seasons with the Buckeyes, and led the team in scoring his freshman and sophomore seasons.

In addition, the 2008-09 Buckeyes have several ties with the area as forward John Albert and defensemen Nick Biondo and Chris Reed all hail from the Greater Cleveland area. Albert, a sophomore forward from Concord Township, has tallied seven points (2G, 5A) this season for Ohio State. Biondo, a senior, has registered two assists in four games this season and hails from Parma. Sophomore Chris Reed, a native of Solon, has recorded five points (1G, 4A) through 11 games with the Buckeyes.

Also visiting his home state of Ohio that night will be Robert Morris goalie and Chagrin Falls native Brooks Ostergard. 

Monsters full season and partial season ticket plans, starting at just $10 per seat per game, as well as group tickets, are on sale now by visiting or calling (216) 420-0000.

The Lake Erie Monsters are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert.

Contact:  Sarah Jamieson
216) 420-2672

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