Can You Feel the Buzz?

BATTLE CREEK, MI--- The big countdown is now on for opening night and the premiere appearance of Battle Creek’s pro hockey team, The Rumble Bees. It is a Rumble Bees hockey grand opening weekend this Friday and Saturday nights at 7:35 pm when our newly-minted hometown pro team tackles its fellow West Division rivals, the Danville Dashers at The Rink Battle Creek, downtown in our town.

Friday night has been designated as American Cancer Society Night while Saturday night, in the spirit of the season, the Rumble Bees organization presents Halloween Costume Night for some great prizes.

Season Tickets and Single Game Tickets are now on sale. Don’t be left out! Catch the Buzz of The Bees. Bee here!! For more information on Rumble Bees Season Tickets and Single Game Tickets, stop by the hockey club team office located in The Rink Battle Creek; phone (269) 243-5027, online at or on any of the social media platforms @bcrumblebees.

Head Coach Clint Hagmaier has reduced his player roster to 20-players with two more players starting the season on the injured reserve list. The 20-player roster as of today consists of 2-goaltenders; Joel Eisenhower, Jake Mullen; 6-defensemen; Aaron Bessey, Rick (RJ) Cigile, Ricky Helmbrecht, Dave Nicoletti, Frank Santelli, Vince Susi; 12-forwards; Ryan Alves, John Champlain, Shea Carey, Eli Kinsman, Carl Mansson, Nathan Margets, Phoenix McElroy-Scott, Leejay Meguinis, Karndeep Natt, Cliff Ogle, Kyle Quick, Malcolm Zander. Defenseman Jacob Olivieri and forward Jon Stevanovich have been placed on the team’s injured reserve list. FPHL teams are permitted to dress 18-players for game competition. #WeBeelieve