Marquette, MDOC hockey teams take the ice

A new hockey team made up of Marquette Branch Prison staff will compete in their first tournament this weekend to benefit Special Olympics.

The MBP Carp River Bandits will play in the Copper Cup near Grand Rapids.  The MDOC Black Knights will also compete in the tournament.

The Carp River Bandits take the ice at 10:30 p.m. on Friday and at 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The MDOC Black Knights skate at 8:30 p.m. Friday and at 12:50 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The tournament will be at the Southside Ice Arena, 566 100th St. SW, Byron Center, MI.

Come out and support your coworkers as they raise money for Special Olympics.