Plymouth Whalers Offer Free Tickets for Fans' Blood

Blood drive donors will receive a Whalers ticket.

On Friday, the Plymouth Whalers will be out for blood.

The Whalers are teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive from noon-6 p.m. Friday at Compuware Arena. According to a news release from the team, anyone who tries to donate will receive a free ticket to see the Whalers take on the Soo Greyhounds, valued at $12, that night.

The Whalers (25-14-5-4) and Greyhounds (26-19-2-2) face off at 7:05 p.m. at Compuware Arena

The game will be broadcast on WSDP-FM, 88.1, beginning at 6:45 p.m., and on Comcast 900/Xfinity television starting at 7.

The Whalers are back in action Saturday, facing the Peterborough Petes (14-27-3-4) at Compuware Arena with faceoff at 7:05 p.m. The game will be broadcast on WSDP-FM, 88.1, starting at 6:45 p.m.

PLYMOUTH’S VINCE TROCHECK OHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK:  The Ontario Hockey League announced earlier this week that Vince Trocheck of the Plymouth Whalers is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 27 after leading the league with nine points in four games including four goals and five assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-5.

Peter Krupsky contributed to this report.


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