OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego State men’s ice hockey team has released its 2018-19 schedule along with ticketing information for the upcoming campaign.
In all, the Lakers will host 17 home games in the friendly confines of the Marano Campus Center Arena during the season.
The slate features three NCAA Championship qualifiers from last year – including the national runner-up – along with a neutral site contest and two home exhibition tilts.
Season-ticket renewals will start being booked on June 11 and will continue until July 16.
On July 18, all non-renewed seats will be released. From July 18-23, the box office will be accommodating season-ticket holders who want additional seats or who want to relocate their seats.
Then, on July 25, new season ticket requests will start to be processed.
Completed forms with payment can be mailed directly to the Marano Campus Center Box Office anytime.
Summer walk up window hours and call hours (315-312-3073) will begin June 11 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.
The box office is also launching a new ticketing platform which allows season ticket holders to renew and manage their ticket purchases online.
Current ticket holders will receive an email from the box office regarding their account and seats on June 11.
Season-ticket packages cost $119 per person, unless fans become a Blueline Club member, which comes at a reduced price of $102.
Oswego’s first game will be an exhibition with Nazareth College at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20.
The following Saturday, Carleton Place Canadians of the CCHL will visit for another 7 p.m. exhibition.
The regular season opener is also the first SUNYAC game of the year, as Cortland comes to campus for a 7 p.m. faceoff on Nov. 2. Oswego’s first away meeting will be at Canton the next Friday before returning home at 7 p.m. on Saturday to face Hobart College.
The Lakers will then string together three straight SUNYAC weekends, starting at Fredonia and Buffalo State on Nov. 16 and 17, respectively. After a weekend off for the holiday, Oswego hosts Brockport on Nov. 30 and goes to Geneseo the next night to open December.
The final conference weekend of 2018 will be when Potsdam and Plattsburgh visit the MCC Arena on Dec. 7 and 8, respectively.
Closing out the year, the Lakers welcome Williams College for a pair of game on Dec. 29 and 30, with the latter being a rare 3 p.m. Sunday affair.
To open the New Year, Oswego welcomes 2018 national runner-up Salve Regina University, SUNY Canton and Concordia University (Wisc.) to the annual PathFinder Bank/Oswego State Hockey Classic.
The Lakers will face Salve Regina at 7 p.m. on Jan. 4 and then will face on of the other teams at 7 p.m. on Saturday, depending on Friday’s outcomes.
Next, Oswego will take place in a neutral site contest with Nazareth at 7 p.m. on Jan. 8 in Skaneateles. The Golden Flyers will host the Lakers at Allyn Ice Arena following a women’s game.
Oswego’s final nonconference games will be home versus Utica College at 7 p.m. on Jan. 11 and the next night at Elmira College.
The Lakers close the regular season with eight-consecutive league battles, beginning at Cortland on Jan. 18. Oswego will then host Morrisville for the usual back-to-back on Jan. 25-26 before Fredonia and Buffalo State visit on Feb. 1 and 2. The following Friday will be spent at Brockport before ending its home slate with Geneseo at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9.
Oswego will trek to the North Country for the season’s final weekend, facing Potsdam on Feb. 15 and Plattsburgh on Feb. 16.
The postseason is scheduled to start with the SUNYAC Championship First Round on Feb. 20.
Make sure to continue to visit oswegolakers.com throughout the summer as special promotions for each of the men’s ice hockey home games will be announced.