Winger Keegan McMullen checks an opponentWinger Keegan McMullen and the rest of the Lancer men’s hockey team will open their playoff campaign this week. Photo by Kevin Jarrold.

Men’s hockey skates to face off in first-round playoff

The Lancer men’s hockey team will host the Lakehead Thunderwolves for the deciding games in their opening-round playoff match this weekend at the Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex.

After heading to Thunder Bay for game one on Wednesday, the blue and gold will come home to close the best-of-three series. Game two is Friday, Feb. 16; game three, if necessary, will be played Saturday, Feb. 17. The puck drops both nights at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $12 general admission, with a youth and senior rate of $7. Tickets are available in advance at

UWindsor students with valid ID will be admitted free, sponsored by the Office of Student Experience. A shuttle bus will provide free transportation from Vanier Circle at 6:45 and 7:15 p.m.

All games will be webcast live on