Weekend Preview – Bulls Host Odessa

 

THE MATCH-UP: ODESSA JACKALOPES @ AMARILLO BULLS

LOCATION: BUDWEISER BULL PEN, AMARILLO CIVIC CENTER

GAME DATES:FRIDAY, DEC. 28, SATURDAY DEC. 29 – 7 PM FACE-OFF

BROADCAST INFO: Games air on ESPN1440, www.amarillobulls.com & on PPV courtesy of www.fasthockey.com, beginning with The Bulls Warm Up Show at 6:45 pm.

THE PROMOTIONS:Friday is Faith and Family Fun Night as well as $1 hotdogs. Somebody could win milk for a year courtesy of Plains Dairy. Saturday is Party With Budweiser. There will be tons of free Budweiser Giveaways.  

TICKET INFO: Bulls Tickets are available at the Hockey Office located at 301 South Polk, Suite 101 in the Amarillo Building, as well as the Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets. For further information on Group Rates, Birthday Party Packages, Seven Game Flex Packs or Corporate Marketing Partnerships, please call the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122.

THE SERIES:This marks the 9th and 10 meetings of the season between the Amarillo Bulls and the Odessa Jackalopes. After playing the first four games of the season series in Amarillo, the clubs have played the last four in West Texas at Ector County Coliseum. The Bulls have won all eight games outscoring their opponents 38-12. Forward TJ Sarcona leads all Bulls point getters in the series with two goals and nine assists for 11 points, while Mike Davis (4 goals, 8 assists) and Tyler Deresky (6, goals, 3 assists) each have nine points. Forwards Lawrence Cornellier and Jalen Krogman each have five points for the Jackalpes.

WHAT’S AT STAKE?:The Amarillo Bulls will look to extend a six game winning streak with a victory on Friday night. The Bulls lead the Texas Tornado by four points for first place in the South Division and six over the Topeka RoadRunners.

STATS AND STUFF:The Amarillo Bulls have won 11 games on home ice this season, while four of the five Odessa Jackalope victories have come when they have been on the road. The Bulls are the number one team overall in the North American Hockey League but trail by one percentage point for the highest winning percentage. Dennis Williams’ charges are also No. 1 in four other important categories, Goals For, Goals Against, Shots For, Shots Against.