RIO RANCHO, NMX – It’s back to work tonight (Friday) for the Amarillo Bulls as they resume their NAHL Schedule, following a two week break.
The Bulls play their first South Division game against the New Mexico Mustangs at 7:30 pm Mountain, 8:30 pm Central, at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
Both teams have not saw action since the NAHL Showcase, and for the Bulls it’s their first defense of the South Division Championship. Amarillo was 3-0-1 after the event in Blaine, Minnesota, and leads the division by one point over the Corpus Christi IceRays.
This is the first of a three game weekend series between the Bulls and the Mustangs. The two teams will meet again tomorrow (Saturday) at 7 pm in the Bulls home opener at the Budweiser Bull Pen, and then close out the weekend on Sunday afternoon back in New Mexico at 1 pm Mountain, 2 pm Central.
The Bulls home opener features free barbecue, refreshments and live music courtesy of Smooth Condition. The game is sponsored by McDonald’s, and fans are encouraged to bring a toy in support of Ronald McDonald House. It is a very special night in Amarillo as two banners will be raised for the first time ever.
Tickets for Saturday’s game are available from the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Suite 101, in the Amarillo Building, Civic Center Box Office, and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets including United Supermarkets. Fans can charge by phone at 806-242-1122 or online at www.amarillobulls.com. For further information on group tickets, full or half Season Tickets or Seven-Game Flex Packs, please call the Bulls office at 806-242-1122.
Broadcast notes:Tonight’s game will air live on ESPN1440 and www.amarillobulls.com and on Pay Per View Courtesy of Fast Hockey with Denis J. Puska. Coverage begins with The Bulls Warm Up Show Presented By Wayland Baptist University at 8:15 pm central. Puck drop is set for 8:30 pm central.