Schedule set for Air Force hockey at Ice Vegas Invitational

Ice Vegas BracketAir Force will play ECAC member St. Lawrence in the second semifinal of the second-annual Ice Vegas Invitational at T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip.

The four-team tournament, featuring UConn, AFA, Western Michigan and St. Lawrence, will be played Jan. 4-5, 2019. Hockey East’s UConn takes on National Collegiate Hockey Conference member Western Michigan at 5 p.m. Pacific (6 p.m. Mountain) followed the Falcons vs. the Saints at about 8:30 Pacific (9:30 Mountain).

The championship and consolation games will be played at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Pacific (6 and 9:30 Mountain) on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the home of the NHL’s Golden Knights.

Win or lose on Friday, Air Force, the defending Atlantic Hockey playoffs champion, will take on a familiar foe on Saturday. The Falcons knocked off the Broncos in the NCAAs two springs ago and played UConn regularly when the Huskies were members of the AHA.

Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Mountain this Friday (Sept. 21) at AXS.com or by calling 888-9AXSTIX. Ticket information and hotel room information for fans can be found at icevegasinvitational.com.

 

 

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