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Watch hockey free this weekend at MIS


Are you itching to watch a little hockey? Do you want to hear some great music? Then Michigan International Speedway is the place to be this weekend.

Above: Video from MIS shows the Zamboni is getting the ice ready for hockey Saturday and Sunday.

Michigan International Speedway is hosting its inaugural MIS Backyard Hockey Tournament and Winter Festival in their tri-oval Feb. 8-10. The event will feature adult and women leagues, 8U, Squirt (10U), Pee Wee (12U), Bantam, Midget A, combine Midget AA and college age up to 20 years of age.

Each team is guaranteed five games over the course of the weekend and up to eight games for the champion.

“It is a go,” said Chad Kennedy Thursday afternoon.

Residents wanting to watch should enter off of the U.S. 12 entrance. Parking is free, as is spectating.

The games start at 8 a.m. Saturday morning and go until 11 p.m.

On Sunday they will be played from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For music lovers, the Copper Stills band will be playing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday night.

For more information, contact  Kennedy at ckennedy@waltoninsurancegroup.com or call him 517-812-7526. MIS is located at 12626 U.S. 12, Brooklyn.

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