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Ferris State Hockey Announces 2024-25 Season Opponents Along With CCHA Composite Schedule

Ferris State Hockey Announces 2024-25 Season Opponents Along With CCHA Composite Schedule

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's ice hockey program will embark on yet another challenging schedule in the 2024-25 campaign as the Bulldogs unveiled this coming year's slate of opponents in conjunction with the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) composite schedule release on Tuesday.

The Bulldogs are slated to play a total of 17 regular-season home contests inside the Ewigleben Ice Arena this coming season.

Ferris State will open the 2024-25 season at home against Miami (Ohio) for the second consecutive year as part of the Oct. 5-6 homecoming weekend on the FSU campus. The season opener against the RedHawks is set for Saturday, Oct. 5, at 8:07 p.m. (ET) with the finale on Sunday, Oct. 6, slated for a 5:07 p.m. (ET) start.

Following the opening weekend, the Bulldogs will face longtime in-state rival Western Michigan in a traditional home-and-home series on Oct. 11-12. Official locations and times for the two matchups versus the Broncos are still to be announced. The Bulldogs then pay a return trip to St. Lawrence (N.Y.) on Oct. 18-19 for week three action.

The Bulldogs will open CCHA play at home versus defending regular-season champion Bemidji State on Oct. 25-26 before playing their first league road series at Bowling Green on Nov. 1-2. A two-game conference home set versus reigning playoff champion Michigan Tech will be played in Big Rapids on Nov. 8-9 before FSU visits Lake Superior State the weekend of Nov. 15-16.

Ferris State will host Augustana in Big Rapids for the first time the weekend prior to Thanksgiving on Nov. 22-23 before playing its final conference series of the first half in the Upper Peninsula at Northern Michigan on Dec. 6-7.

Over the holiday break, FSU will take part in the Kwik Trip Holiday Face-Off Tournament at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Dec. 28-29, joining Wisconsin, Alaska Fairbanks and UConn in the event. Semifinal play will take place on Dec. 28 with the championship and third-place games set for Dec. 29. Matchups and game times will be announced later for the major in-season event.

The Bulldogs open the second half of conference play on the road at St. Thomas on Jan. 10-11 before hosting Bowling Green on Jan. 17-18, opening up a four-game league homestand. The following weekend, on Jan. 24-25, the Bulldogs entertain Minnesota State the Ewigleben Ice Arena.

Ferris State will travel to Bemidji State for league action on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 prior to a bye week in the schedule. FSU then hosts Lake Superior State on Feb. 14-15 prior to a visit to Michigan Tech on Feb. 21-22. Finally, the Bulldogs close the regular-season campaign back at home versus Northern Michigan on Feb. 28 and March 1.

The quest for the Mason Cup Championship begins with the CCHA Quarterfinals on March 7-9 with the CCHA Semifinals set for March 15. The CCHA Championship game date is slated for March 21. The tournament will be played on campus sites.

Stay tuned for a finalized 2024-25 Bulldog Hockey schedule and ticket information coming soon!

Below is the 2024-25 Bulldog Hockey Schedule (home games in Bold):

Oct. 5-6 - Miami, 8:07 pm / 5:07 pm
Oct. 11-12 - Home & Home vs Western Michigan, TBA
Oct. 18-19 - at St. Lawrence, TBA
Oct. 25-26 - Bemidji State*, 7:07/6:07 pm
Nov. 1-2 - at Bowling Green*, 7:07/7:07 pm
Nov. 8-9 - Michigan Tech*, 7:07/6:07 pm
Nov. 15-16 - at Lake Superior State*, 7:07/6:07 pm
Nov. 22-23 - Augustana, 7:07/6:07 pm
Dec. 6-7 - at Northern Michigan, 7:07/6:07 pm
Dec. 28-29 – Kwik Trip Holiday Face-Off Tournament (Milwaukee), TBA
Jan. 10-11 - at St. Thomas*, 7:07/6:07 pm CT
Jan. 17-18 - Bowling Green*, 7:07/6:07 pm
Jan. 24-25 - Minnesota State*, 7:07/6:07 pm
Jan. 31-Feb. 1 - at Bemidji State*, 7:07/6:07 pm CT
Feb. 14-15 - Lake Superior State*, 7:07/6:07 pm
Feb. 21-22 - at Michigan Tech*, 7:076:07 pm
Feb. 28-Mar. 1 - Northern Michigan*, 7:07/6:07 pm
March 7-9 - CCHA Mason Cup Quarterfinals (Campus Sites), TBA
March 15 - CCHA Mason Cup Semifinals (Campus Sites), TBA
March 21 - CCHA Mason Cup Championship (Campus Site), TBA

*Denotes CCHA games
Schedule is tentative and subject to change