WHEN: Tomorrow (Frday) night and Saturday at 7 pm
WHERE: Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center
PROMOTIONS: Friday is Texas Lottery Night and the first 900 fans through the doors, (Must be 18 years of age) will get a colored voucher for the race during the first intermission. The correct color that wins the race will allow those fans (up to 300) to receive a scratch ticket for a chance to win cash. Saturday is co-sponsored by Amarillo College and Community Options and there will be Free Tickets given to High School Seniors with an ID. Five hundred team posters will be handed out at the door. It’s also $1 hotdogs and fans can register to win a bike from Seven Grill and Bar.
TICKET SPECIAL: Silver Section or End Zone Tickets are just $8, while Red Section or Down the Sides are $10 for both Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket locations, including United Supermarkets or online at www.panhandletickets.com or www.amarillobulls.com.
THE SERIES: It’s the final regular season home games for the Amarillo Bulls. There will be two more games in Odessa next Friday and Saturday. The Bulls have won three of the last four meetings and have a lead of 4-2 versus the RoadRunners including Back-To-Back games at Kansas Expo Center Landon Arena.
ACROSS THE SOUTH: Action in the division begins tonight (Thursday) in Odessa as the Jackalopes meet the Wichita Falls Wildcats at 7 pm in the first of three at Ector County Coliseum. Elsewhere this weekend the Corpus Christi IceRays play a three-games-in-three-nights starting with two in Shreveport versus the Mudbugs on Friday and Saturday, followed by a Sunday afternoon tilt in North Richland Hills versus the Lone Star Brahmas.
SOUTH DIVISION HOME ICE: The Shreveport Mudbugs have a six-point cushion on the Corpus Christi IceRays for 2nd place and home ice in the South Division. The Wichita Falls Wildcats are alone in fourth with 64 points and just three back of third place. All three teams have five games remaining in their schedule. The Lone Star Brahmas have clinched the South Division and home ice throughout the playoffs.
BULLS STATS AND NOTES: The Amarillo Bulls have collected three wins in a row on home ice and are 5-2 in their last seven home games dating back to mid February. In all but two games the Bulls have scored more than three goals in those victories. In each of the last three games, the Bulls have netted the first goal (25 out of 56) which has led to 12 victories. It hasn’t mattered whether the Bulls have had more shots than their opponents collecting four wins apiece whether being out shot or outshooting the other team.