Nov. 10, 2006

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The third annual Ohio Hockey Classic, hosted by Ohio State, returns to Nationwide Arena for two days featuring four games of college hockey action on Friday, December 29 and Saturday, December 30. Games are set for 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. each day. Tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office and through Ticketmaster.

The 2006 tournament features host Ohio State, Miami (Ohio) and first-time participant Bowling Green State representing the Central Collegiate Hockey Association while this year’s invitational school is Minnesota Duluth of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

The game schedule follows:
Friday, December 29
5 p.m. – Miami (Ohio) vs. Bowling Green
8 p.m. – Ohio State vs. Minnesota-Duluth

Saturday, December 30
5 p.m. – Third place game
8 p.m. – Championship game

Tickets are $11 per day (includes facility fee) and include both games. Tickets may be purchased at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, at all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, online at or by phone at (614) 431-3600. Tickets are also available at the Blue Jackets Zones at the Chillers Dublin, Chiller Easton and Chiller North. All tickets are subject to service charges and facility fees.