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Friday, October 8, 2010

Stanley Cup champion Rob Blake returns to BGSU

Elizabeth Boyer
Rob Blake

Stanley Cup champion and Canadian Olympic gold medalist Rob Blake will return to BGSU and the Ice Arena Nov. 6 to support the "Bring Back the Glory" campaign.

Blake, an All-American defenseman for the Falcons from 1987-90, will be the guest of honor at a fund-raising reception hosted by the "Bring Back the Glory" campaign before BGSU's hockey game against Notre Dame.  

Everyone is invited to the 5 p.m. reception at Mileti Alumni Center. Tickets are $25 or $100 per person. The $100 ticket includes a $75 tax-deductible gift to the campaign, an autographed photo of Blake and recognition of your donation at the event. Launched in October 2009, the campaign's goal is $5 million to endow scholarships and enhance the Ice Arena.
Blake will also be honored at the game. Faceoff is at 7:05 p.m.

He was inducted into the BGSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1996 on the first ballot and is a certain consideration for the NHL Hall of Fame upon achieving eligibility.

To register for the reception, contact Lisa Mattiace at 2-6780, or at

More information is available at Tickets for the hockey game are available by contacting the ticket office online here, or 2-0000.

The Falcon hockey team opens its season at home against Michigan tonight – the puck drops at 7:08 p.m


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Electric Falcon becomes a part
of history

Elizabeth Boyer

BGSU President Carol Cartwright (left) and Dr. Gainor Davis, Western Reserve Historical Society president and CEO, stand next to the Electric Falcon Oct. 7. The electric-powered race car was donated to the museum for permanent exhibit.

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October 08, 2010