Matchup: Oakland begins the 2022-23 ACHA DI Regular Season against Concordia Ann-Arbor in Non-Conference action Friday night at Suburban Ice Rochester (8:55pm)  and Saturday at Concordia (8:00pm)

All Time Series: This is the first meeting between Oakland and Concordia.

Scouting Oakland: The Golden Grizzlies feature returning forwards Jared Parsons and Nicholas Wyrick. Wyrick registered one goal and an assist in the exhibition game vs Central Michigan. Forward Corey Schultheis scored one goal vs CMU and is back for his second season at Oakland. Newcomers Gabriel Lucchesi and Alexander Rekar both recorded an assist vs CMU. Freshman forward Jacob Czaja will be making his Oakland debut Friday. On defense freshman Evan McCurdy and returning  defenseman Brendan Vogler will play key roles this season for OU. In net Oakland features both Parker Remelius and Jacob Zomick.

Scouting CUAA: The Cardinals return forward Kyle Hebner and his six goals,forward Quinn Bieniek who recorded 10 points last season and forward Hunter Kepple and his 11 goals. On defense key returners include Derek Hebner and his five goals and three assists. In net Anthony Seykora and Zachary Janis return for another season.

Oakland Leadership: Defenseman Keith Pilut, defenseman Griffin Hernalsteen and forward  Corey Schultheis will serve as alternate captains for the Golden Grizzlies.

Broadcast:  Friday’s game will broadcast on the Oakland ACHA DI Hockey YouTube Channel with Corey Hagood and Brian Fisher starting year seven together behind the mic at Oakland.