MUSKEGON, Mich. — Exciting news for hockey fans in Muskegon -- the Muskegon Lumberjacks' season has started! But the fun doesn't officially start until the home opener this weekend. 

The 'Jacks home opener is Saturday, Oct. 12. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. If seeing the Eastern Conference Champs take on Team USA 17 isn't enough to get you to the rink, it's also 13 ON YOUR SIDE Night. 

The 13 ON YOUR SIDE crew will be at the game celebrating the 'Jacks 10th anniversary season. 

Shanna Grove and Kristin Mazur were at the L.C. Walker Arena Thursday morning, and talked with head coach Mike Hamilton, and players Harrison Roy and David Gucciardi about the season so far. 

Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Andrea Sponaas, also explained all the new upgrades at the arena, including the Bud Light Stage, new theme nights and brand-new concession options. 

But a preview of 13 ON YOUR SIDE Night wouldn't be complete without a little friendly competition. Shanna got to practice her slap shot before she faced Lumberjacks mascot, Timber, in a shoot out. 

And Shanna surprised us all with her stick skills!

If you haven't already, be sure to enter our giveaway for a 10-game ticket pack! You will get two tickets to ten games throughout the ‘Jacks season! Get all the information at wzzm13.com/contests.

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