COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s hockey team will open the 2010 Central Collegiate Hockey Association tournament this weekend, hosting Notre Dame in a first-round, best-of-three series in the OSU Ice Rink. The games Friday and Saturday (and Sunday if necessary) are set for 7:05 p.m. The winner of the series advances to the league tournament quarterfinals.

Seating is limited in the ice rink. Tickets will go on sale to current Ohio State men’s hockey season tickets holders Monday. They can be purchased by calling the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office at 614-292-2624 or by visiting the OSU Athletic Ticket Office in the Schottenstein Center between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

If tickets remain after the season ticket holders sale Monday, any available tickets will be released to the general public at 10 a.m. Tuesday and can be purchased online at, by calling Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000) or in person at any Ticketmaster outlet or the Ohio State Ticket Office. Single-game tickets will be $10 per game for adults and $5 for youth/students. All fans regardless of age must have a ticket.