Weekly Release-Sweeping Topeka Tightens Playoff Fight

AMARILLO, TX – Amarillo Bulls’ fans are hearing footsteps and so are the two teams ahead of them in the race for a playoff spot in the South Division.

A sweep by the Amarillo Bulls over the Topeka RoadRunners for the first time since November of 2013 has pushed the Bulls to within five points of fifth and sixth spots currently held by the Wenatchee Wild and the Rio Grande Valle Killer Bees. Both the Wild and Killer Bees could only manage one point between them in their games.

It’s a busy week for the Amarillo Bulls as they play three games in four days beginning on Wednesday night with a visit to Wichita Falls to face the Wildcats at Kay Yeager Coliseum at 7 pm. This Friday and Saturday it’s an important showdown between the Bulls and the Wenatchee Wild which make their first trip ever to the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center.

 

HERE IS WHAT’S ON TAP FOR THE WEEK:

RADIO SHOW IS BACK: Newcomer George Mika and forward Luke Novak are the player guests as the Amarillo Bulls Radio Show makes its return to Seven Bar and Grill on Soncy Road in Amarillo. Join us from 6 to 7 pm for the very latest on your Amarillo Bulls with host Denis J. Puska and Head Coach Jon Rogger. Listen live on CBS Sports Radio 1440-KPUR or online at www.amarillobulls.com.

 

AMARILLO BULLS @ WICHITA FALLS, WEDNESDAY, 7 PM: It’s the 11th meeting of the season between the Amarillo Bulls and the Wichita Falls Wildcats. Fans can tune in live on CBS Sports Radio 1440-KPUR, online at www.amarillobulls.com or on PPV courtesy of Fast Hockey, beginning with the Wayland Baptist University Warm Up Show at 6:40 pm. Amarillo Bulls Hockey Presented By Westgate Mall follows at 7 pm.

 

WENATCHEE WILD @ AMARILLO BULLS, FRIDAY, MAR. 13 & SATURDAY, MAR. 14 AT 7 PM: Friday is sponsored by Texas Plains Federal Credit Union, while Saturday is Marble Depot Night. Tickets including the $5 section are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk or by calling 242-1122. Additionally, tickets can be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets including United Supermarkets or online at www.panhandletickets.com.

 

SEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW: Even though it is still several months away, the Amarillo Bulls invite you to start thinking about 2015-16. Season Tickets are available with terrific payment plans for all ticket prices. To inquire about what locations are available contact the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122 or visit 301 South Polk in the Amarillo Building.

WEEKEND REWIND:

AMARILLO BULLS 4 – TOPEKA ROADRUNNERS 3, OT: AJ Duggan scored early in overtime as the Amarillo Bulls ended a five game losing streak versus their rivals with an overtime win. The RoadRunners rallied from a 3-1 deficit that the Bulls had build through the first 40 minutes. Cody Gylling notched two goals, while Luke Novak had a single. Goaltender Anton Martinsson stopped 46 of 49 shots he faced.

 

AMARILLO BULLS 3 – TOPEKA ROADRUNNERS 1: Three third period goals and goaltender Anton Martinsson were the difference on Saturday night. Joey DiBenedetto, Will Harrison and Riley Christensen netted markers for Amarillo and Martinsson kicked out 34 of 35 shots he faced.