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Over 1,000 Witness WarHawks Home Opening Victory

Six games on the road to begin the season gave the Willmar WarHawks some time to prepare for their first-ever home game at Willmar Civic Center on Saturday. With every “first” there are some glitches (internet connectivity caused online broadcast issues), but on the ice the WarHawks delivered – defeating New Ulm Steel 5-2.

Photo credit to West Central Tribune
Photo credit to West Central Tribune

An announced crowd of 1,021 witnessed the first Junior hockey game in Willmar and according to Head Coach Chris Blaisuis they were a factor, saying, “they were incredible.”

The WarHawks are back at the Willmar Civic Center on Friday again facing the Steel. Game time is scheduled for 7:10 PM.  Heritage Bank of Willmar is sponsoring the game and will give away WarHawks stocking caps to the first 150 fans. Be sure to arrive early!

Season tickets are on sale and can be purchased here.