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  • Dec 30 - 31 , 2018
  • Individual Tickets

    Tickets can be purchased at the Fox Theatre Box Office and the Little Caesars Arena XFINITY Box Office (both without service charge) and Ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call 800-745-3000


    Group Tickets

    Special discounts and block seating are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information on group tickets, call 313-471-7575 or CLICK HERE to complete our interest form. Our Ticket Sales Executives are available Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Great Lakes Invitational

Dec 30 - 31 , 2018 Little Caesars Arena

Now in its 54th year, this season’s installment of the GLI is highlighted by four Michigan-based schools for only the 15th time in tournament history. The two-day, single-elimination tournament, which has become a holiday tradition for sports fans in southeast Michigan, features event host Michigan Tech and tournament mainstays Michigan and Michigan State. Special invitee Lake Superior State is set to participate in the tournament for the fourth time and most recent appearance since 1999.

The four-team tournament starts with a doubleheader matchup on Sunday, Dec. 30 between Michigan Tech (WCHA) and Michigan (Big Ten) at 1:00 p.m., followed by Michigan State (Big Ten) against Lake Superior State (WCHA) at 4:00 p.m. Little Caesars Arena will host a tripleheader of hockey action on Monday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve), as the third-place game of the GLI will take place at 11:30 a.m., the winners of Sunday’s contest will meet in the GLI championship at 2:30 p.m. and the Red Wings will square off against the Florida Panthers in the team’s annual New Year’s Eve game at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the GLI and the Red Wings game against Florida are sold separately.

Sunday, Dec. 30
Michigan Tech vs. Michigan – 1:00 p.m.
Michigan State vs. Lake Superior State – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 31
Third-Place Game – 11:30 a.m.
Championship Game – 2:30 p.m.

Event Times

Group Sales

Special discounts and block seating are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information on group tickets, call 313-471-7575 or CLICK HERE to complete our interest form. Our Ticket Sales Executives are available Monday - Friday from 9 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.