Rivalry Rekindled As Odessa Visits Amarillo

AMARILLO, TX – The Amarillo Bulls continue their four-game home stand with the first of two against an old rival, the Odessa Jackalopes, tonight (Friday) at 7 pm at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center.

It’s just the second meeting of the season between the two teams and the first visit by Odessa to Amarillo since March of 2010. The Bulls enter the game amidst a six game winning streak and the best winning percentage in the North American Hockey League. Amarillo is also tied for the best overall record in the NAHL with the Bismarck Bobcats, a team they beat at the Showcase in Minnesota in September.

It’s Evelyn Rivers Night sponsored by Atmos Energy, and fans are encouraged to bring a coat or a toy to the Civic Center Box Office or the Bulls Office and receive a free ticket to the game. It’s also college night as tickets are just $5 for all college students with their id.

The two teams will meet again on Saturday night which is Cool To Be Drug Free Night sponsored by Avondale Pharmacy. The Bulls will wear their new third jerseys for the first time.

Tickets for both games are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk in the Amarillo Building; Civic Center Box Office and Panhandle Ticket Outlets including United Supermarkets. Tickets may also be purchase online at www.amarillobulls.com and www.panhandletickets.com.

For further information on Group Rates, Full or Partial Season Tickets, or Seven Game Flex Packs, please call the Bulls office at 806-242-1122.

Broadcast Note:Tonight’s game will air live on ESPN1440 and www.amarillobulls.com fueled by Ustream, beginning with the Bulls Warm Up Show Presented By Wayland Baptist University at 6:45 pm. Denis J. Puska has the play by play call at 7 pm. The game is also available on Pay Per View courtesy of Fast Hockey and a high speed internet connection is required in order to view the game.

*Photo courtesy of DS Photography