The Ontario Hockey League has announced the season opener dates for all 20 of its teams today.

Mark your calendars! The Flint Firebirds will kickoff the 2016-17 season against the Saginaw Spirit on Wednesday, September 21st at 7 PM.

It's also the first of 7 "College Nights" that will feature $2 beer and $2 hot dogs. If you can't make the season opener, there will be two Friday night pre-season games at the Dort Federal Event Center - Sep. 2 against Windsor and Saginaw on Sep. 9. Tickets for these games are complimentary to season ticket holders/sponsors.  Otherwise, fans can purchase for $10 dollars.

Can't wait to start another great season of hockey here in Flint! GO FIREBIRDS!