Merrimack moves Jan. 13 game against UConn to Jan. 12 to accommodate Patriots fans

Jesper Mattila tied the game at 1 in the first period with his first goal of the season. (Melissa Wade)
The NFL playoffs have caused Merrimack to bump up its game versus UConn one day to Jan. 12 (photo: Melissa Wade).

Merrimack has announced that the upcoming home game against Connecticut has been moved up one day.

The Warriors’ game with the Huskies, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13, will now be played at Lawler Rink on Friday, Jan. 12, at its originally scheduled time of 7 p.m. EST.

The new time will accommodate New England Patriots fans who were planning to watch the Patriots’ playoff game scheduled for Jan. 13 at 8:15 p.m.

All tickets purchased for the originally scheduled date (Jan. 13) will be honored next Friday.