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FERRIS STATE HOCKEY TO BE SHOWCASED ON CBS COLLEGE SPORTS

Bulldogs' Feb. 28 Regular-Season Finale Tilt To Be Televised Nationally

Mike Fillinger
Ferris State's regular-season finale at Michigan to be televised by CBS College Sports.

CBS College Sports will showcase the Ferris State University men's ice hockey on Saturday, Feb. 28, as the Bulldogs' 2008-09 regular-season finale contest versus the Michigan Wolverines will be aired to a national audience.

An 8:05 p.m. (EST) opening faceoff is scheduled for the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) weekend home-and-home series finale at UM's Yost Ice Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich.

The CCHA contest at Michigan will be available to viewers on many cable systems, Dish Network on channel 152, and DirecTV on channel 613.

Matt McConnell will call the action with Dave Starman serving as the color analyst.

CBS College Sports, formerly known as College Sports Television (CSTV), made its first appearance highlighting the Ferris State hockey team last season (Jan. 19) when the network aired the Bulldogs' league home matchup against Northern Michigan on Jan. 19 at FSU's Ewigleben Ice Arena in Big Rapids, Mich.

CBS College Sports

CBS College Sports Network is a multimedia network and the first dedicated exclusively to college sports 24 hours a day. CBS College Sports is viewed in more than 20 million homes via cable and satellite. CBS College Sports Network is available on cable systems across the country, including Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Cablevision, Charter, Insight, Bright House Networks, Mediacom, RCN, Advanced Cable and Bresnan. It is also available on DirecTV's Total Choice Premier Package Channel 613, Dish Network's America's Top 120 Package Channel 152, and Sky Angel IPTV's Family Package Channel 323.

Ferris State, which is presently 12-13-7 overall with a seventh-place 9-10-5-2 CCHA record this season, opens a two-game league series against Alaska this weekend (Feb. 20-21) in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Bulldogs then wrap up the regular-season portion of their 2008-09 schedule next weekend, Feb. 27-28, with a home-and-home series versus Michigan. The Feb. 27 series opener between the two in-state schools represents FSU's final home regular-season appearance and the puck will drop at 7:05 p.m. (EST).



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