The Grand Rapids Griffins released its full schedule yesterday, with the season beginning at home at Van Andel Arena on Friday October 8th against the Abbotsford Heat. The Griffins close out the regular season's home games on April 8, also against Abbotsford.
Grand Rapids plays 32 of their 40 home games on the weekend (17 Friday, 9 Saturday, 6 Sunday) and the remaining eight games are all on Wednesdays. They play host to the Lake Erie Monsters, Peoria Rivermen, and Milwaukee Admirals four times each this season, the most of any of the AHL teams.
Also of note, the Griffins will be switching their radio broadcasts from Newsradio WOOD 1300AM to ESPN 96.1FM.