The Buffalo Stars junior hockey program is offering free tickets to its opening night double header Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Holiday Twin Rinks in Cheektowaga as part of its Salute to the American Troops and 911 Remembrance Weekend.
As part of the event, gift cards are being collected to benefit the National Guard 107th Family Support Group.
Forty free opening night passes will be offered to any person or team that can generate $100 worth of gift cards. For more information, e-mail SportsNiag@aol.com.
Opening night games on Sept. 11, complete with patriotic opening ceremonies, are: 3:45 p.m., Continental B vs. New England Huskies; 7 p.m., Empire B vs. Frederick (Maryland) Freeze.
For game information, visit www.buffalostars.com.