Hockey Club will host alumni game and concert

Breanna Reffel

The Kent State Hockey Club is hosting a fundraiser Nov. 17 at the Ice Arena and Kent Stage.

The event begins with an alumni game at the Ice Arena at 1 p.m. Following the alumni game will be the Kent State versus University of Akron club game at 2:30 p.m. Finishing up the evening is a concert at Kent Stage featuring alumnus and former NHL broadcaster Mike Fornes as the lead singer of Whispers of the North, a Gordon Lightfoot tribute band, at 7:30 p.m.

“The evening will be dedicated to [Kent State’s] first hockey coach Don Lumley and his wife, Elaine,” Ice Arena manager Bill Switaj said.

Two ticket options are available: a “Concert and Drink” ticket includes admission to the concert and one drink for $20, or a “Game and Concert” ticket includes admission to the concert, one drink, participation in the alumni game and admission to the club game for $30.

To purchase tickets visit All proceeds go directly toward the Kent State Hockey Club team.

Contact Breanna Reffel at [email protected].