Merrimack College is promoting $5 tickets to this Sunday’s exhibition opener with McGill University; faceoff is set for 5 p.m.
After the game kids are invited to a skate with the Warriors on the Lawler Rink ice.
McGill finished last season 21-18-0. They’re 2-2-0 thus far in 2013 and will play at UMass Lowell on Saturday (3 p.m.).
McGill last visited Merrimack on Oct. 4, 2008, beating the Warriors 2-1. Chris Barton scored the lone goal for the Warriors, assisted by J.C. Robitaille and Justin Bonitatibus. Joe Cannata (9 shots, 9 saves) and Andrew Braithwaite (6 shots, 4 saves) split time in goal, with Cannata taking over about midway through the second period.
The Warriors outshot McGill 33-17.