Bulls Host Tornado To Start Big Weekend Series


AMARILLO, TX – Outstanding hockey and terrific activities highlight a big weekend at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center starting tonight. The first place Amarillo Bulls host the third place Texas Tornado in the first of back-to-back games. The Face off is set for 7 pm.

These two teams have already played four exciting and dramatic games in Frisco and these two games are expected to be just as entertaining.

It’s Parents Weekend and many players and staff members have family in attendance for the contests. Tonight Aqua One has guaranteed a Bulls’ win or all fans in attendance will receive a free ticket voucher to Saturday’s game. It’s also Scout Night as several Scout Packs from across the Texas Panhandle are expected to participate.

On Saturday, the Bulls will wear their specialty jerseys and a live auction will be held immediately after the game with proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics.

On the ice, the Bulls have won three of the four match-ups that have been decided by one goal. Two of the games have also gone into overtime. Brooks Behling leads all Bulls players with four goals and five points, while Greg Gibson and Matt Johnson each have two goals. Forward Mitchell McPherson has scored three goals in the series for Texas.

Tickets for tonight’s and tomorrow’s games are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk in the Amarillo building, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets. For further information on Group Rates or Playoff Packages, please call the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122.

Broadcast note:Tonight’s game will air live on ESPN1440 and www.amarillobulls.com beginning with The Bulls Warm Up Show Presented By Wayland Baptist University with Denis J. Puska at 6:45 pm. The puck drop follows 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.