Grand Rapids is home to the 2 time Calder Cup Champion Grand Rapids Griffins, an AHL Affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings.

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As fall approaches, the Griffins are ready to drop the puck on the 2022-2023 season.

When Is The Grand Rapids Griffins 2022-2023 Season Opener?

On Friday, October 14th the Griffins start their quest for the Calder Cup at home against the San Diego Gulls.

One of the best things to do on a Friday night in Grand Rapids is going to a Griffins game at the Van Andel Arena.

For the home opener on Friday, October 14th, the Griffins will be doing several things.

  • a magnet schedule giveaway,
  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs
  • post-game open skate.

Grand Rapids Griffins Schedule 2022-2023

Credit: Grand Rapids Griffins via Facebook
Credit: Grand Rapids Griffins via Facebook
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Grand Rapids Griffins Promotional Schedule 2022-2023

Fri., Oct. 14 vs. San Diego Gulls: Opening Night presented by Huntington Bank

  • Magnet schedule giveaway
  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs
  • Post-game open skate

Sat., Oct. 15 vs. San Diego Gulls: HOPE Network Night

  • Hope Network jersey auction post-game
  • Fan fest presented by HOPE Network

Sat., Nov. 12 vs. Toronto Marlies: Military Appreciation Night presented by DTE

  • Water bottle giveaway
  • Military themed jersey auction post-game

Wed., Nov. 16 vs. Rockford IceHogs: 21st Annual School Day Game presented by Consumers Credit Union

  • Winning Wednesday
  • 11 a.m. start time

Fri., Nov. 25 vs. Manitoba Moose: 22nd Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game presented by J&H Family Stores

  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs
  • Teddy Bear Toss
  • Post-game open skate

Sat., Nov. 26 vs. Manitoba Moose: Country Night presented by Patron

  • Bandana giveaway (ages 21+)
  • Whiskey Bound Band performance
  • Pepsi Reading Goals Redemption Date
  • Post-game player autograph session

Fri., Dec. 2 vs. Texas Stars: Seventh Annual Red Kettle Game presented by The Salvation Army

  • Red Kettle jersey auction post-game
  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs

Sat., Dec. 3 vs. Texas Stars: A Griffins Christmas Story presented by Centennial Securities

  • Leg lamp giveaway
  • Santa Claus appearance
  • Post-game player autographs

Mon., Dec. 5: 14th Annual Tip-A-Griffin at Peppino’s, benefiting the Griffins Youth Foundation

Wed., Dec. 7 vs. Iowa Wild: Winning Wednesday presented by Michigan First Credit Union

  • Winning Wednesday
  • Pepsi Reading Goals Redemption Date

Fri., Dec. 16 vs. Hartford Wolf Pack: Grand Rapids Hall of Fame Night presented by Fox Motors

  • 2022-23 calendar giveaway
  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs

Fri., Dec. 23 vs. Cleveland Monsters

  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs
  • Pepsi Reading Goals Redemption Date

Sat., Dec. 31 vs. Milwaukee Admirals: 25th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • 6 p.m. start time
  • Fireworks post-game
  • Post-game open skate

Sat., Jan. 7 vs. Texas Stars: Hockey Without Barriers/Sensory Friendly Game presented by Comerica Bank

  • Jonatan Berggren bobblehead giveaway
  • Post-game player autograph session

Fri., Jan. 13 vs. Iowa Wild: Salute to Badges Night

  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs

Sat., Jan. 14 vs. Chicago Wolves: Heroes vs. Villains Night presented by Michigan First Credit Union

  • Character appearances on the concourse
  • Post-game open skate

Sat., Jan. 21-Sun., Jan. 22: 18th Annual Great Skate Winterfest at Rosa Parks Circle, benefiting the Griffins Youth Foundation

Wed., Feb. 8: 16th Annual Griffins & Sled Wings Sled Hockey Game at Griff’s IceHouse at Belknap Park, benefiting the Grand Rapids Sled Wings and the Griffins Youth Foundation

Sat., Feb. 11 vs. Manitoba Moose: Princess Night presented by Lake Michigan Credit Union

  • Princesses on the concourse
  • Pre-game tea party
  • Post-game open skate

Wed., Feb. 15 vs. Rockford IceHogs: Winning Wednesday presented by Michigan First Credit Union

  • Winning Wednesday
  • Pepsi Reading Goals Redemption Date

Sat., Feb. 25 vs. Cleveland Monsters: Hispanic Heritage Night presented by Consumers Energy

  • T-shirt giveaway
  • Hispanic Heritage jersey auction post-game

Sat., March 4 vs. Iowa Wild: Star Wars Night presented by DTE

  • Star Wars character appearances

Fri., March 10 vs. Rockford IceHogs: 11th Annual Purple Community Game presented by Van Andel Institute

  • Purple jersey auction post-game
  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs

Sat., March 11 vs. Cleveland Monsters: Margaritaville Night presented by Adventure Credit Union

  • Trucker hat giveaway
  • Post-game player autograph session

Tue., March 14: Ninth Annual Hockey, Hops & Hope, benefiting Easterseals Michigan

Sun., March 19 vs. Milwaukee Admirals: Jake Engel Memorial Dog Game presented by Nestle Purina

  • Pepsi Reading Goals Redemption Date

Wed., March 29 vs. Chicago Wolves: Winning Wednesday presented by Michigan First Credit Union

  • Winning Wednesday
  • Pepsi Reading Goals Redemption Date

Fri., March 31 vs. Milwaukee Admirals: 2013 Cup Celebration Game presented by UM Health-West

  • Bob Kaser and Larry Figurski bobblehead giveaway
  • 2013 blue jersey auction post-game
  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs

Fri., April 14 vs. Rockford IceHogs: Fan Appreciation Night presented by Huntington Bank

  • $2 beers and $2 hot dogs

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