May 22, 2014

2014-15 Ohio State Schedule 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In 2014-15, the Ohio State men’s hockey team is slated to host 16 regular-season games and an exhibition game in Columbus this season, including two games vs. each Big Ten Conference opponent. The Buckeyes will travel for 10 B1G games, six non-conference games and a Thanksgiving weekend tournament.

Ohio State will have three B1G games in the first half of the season, opening its conference slate against Michigan State in Columbus Nov. 20-21 and taking on Michigan in Ann Arbor Dec. 5 in its only game in December. The team resumes its schedule with a non-conference series at Mercyhurst Jan. 2-3 before 17 consecutive conference games wrap up the regular season. All six B1G teams will then head to Detroit for the conference tournament at Joe Louis Arena March 19-21.

Season tickets and Big Ten packages for new accounts are on sale now and can be secured with a deposit for as little as $50 a seat. Fans interested in becoming a season ticket or Big Ten package holder can contact the Ohio State Athletic Ticket Sales Department at 1-800-GOBUCKS (select option 2) or for pricing, details and information. Information on season ticket renewals and single game tickets will be released soon.

The season opens with an exhibition game vs. Guelph Oct. 4 before beginning the regular season against Providence Oct. 10-11 in Columbus. The Buckeyes will take on Miami in a home-and-home series Oct. 17 (in Columbus) and Oct. 18 (in Oxford). The Scarlet and Gray will then travel for a two-game set at Canisius Oct. 31/Nov. 1, followed by two games against Nebraska-Omaha in Columbus Nov. 7-8. Ohio State and Bowling Green will face off in a home-and-home series Nov. 14-15, with the first game in Columbus.

Big Ten Conference play opens for the Buckeyes in Columbus with a series vs. Michigan State Nov. 20-21. The team will then head to Notre Dame, Ind., for the Shillelagh Tournament Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 28-29). The first half of the season ends with a game at Michigan Dec. 5.

Ohio State’s final non-conference series is at Mercyhurst Jan. 2-3 before the team ends the regular season schedule with 17 B1G games (eight in Columbus, nine on the road).

After a series at Penn State Jan. 9-10, the Buckeyes host Michigan Jan. 16. Ohio State will face Michigan State the weekend of Jan. 23-25 in East Lansing, followed by a series at Minnesota the weekend of Feb. 6-7.

Ohio State will play its next three games – and seven of the next eight – in Columbus. The Buckeyes will face Wisconsin, its opponent in the inaugural Big Ten Tournament Championship game, the weekend of Feb. 13-15. A home-and-home series between the Buckeyes and Wolverines is slated for Feb. 20 in Columbus and Feb. 22 in Ann Arbor. Ohio State hosts Penn State the weekend of Feb. 27-March 1 before ending its home schedule against defending B1G regular-season champion Minnesota March 6-7. The squad wraps up the 2014-15 B1G slate on the road against the Badgers March 13-14.

The Buckeyes were 18-14-5 in 2013-14 and finished fourth in the Big Ten in the inaugural season of men’s hockey as a B1G sport (6-9-5-4). Ohio State advanced to the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament before falling in overtime to Wisconsin. The Buckeyes, who return 20 letterwinners, were 13-6-2 at home during 2013-14.