Join fellow Rensselaer hockey fans on Jan. 23, 2016, as the Engineers takes on crosstown rival Union College in this non-league contest that has become a popular Capital Region tradition.  A pre-game reception will be held at the Times Union Center beginning at 6 p.m., featuring remarks by men’s head coach Seth Appert, complimentary snacks, and a cash bar.

Please note that you must have a game ticket to enter the Albany Times Union Center before accessing the pre-game reception area. Attendees to the reception should use the Pearl Street front atrium entrance (lower level of the Albany Times Union Center). There will be a ticket taker at this entrance who will direct you to the reception.

To obtain game tickets, Rensselaer season ticket holders may redeem their coupons at the Houston Field House Box Office or the Albany Times Union Center Box Office. Game tickets may be purchased at the Albany Times Union Center Box Office. When purchasing tickets, ask for seating in the RPI sections. Puck drop is 7:30 p.m.

Online registration will be available for the reception portion of this event in January 2016; please note that pre-registration for the reception is required. For more information, contact Peter Pedone at or (518) 276-6061.