FRISCO, TX – After a week of preparation, it’s back to work tonight for the Amarillo Bulls as they visit the Texas Tornado in the third game of the South Division Semi-Final Series. The face-off at the Dr. Pepper Arena is set for 7:30 pm with the Bulls holding a 2-0 series advantage.
The Bulls used home ice to their advantage last weekend taking the first two games 7-5 and 5-3 and in both instances rallying from three deficits including twice in the second game. Four of the Bulls 12 goals in the series have been scored via special teams including one shorthanded, while they have limited Texas to just one marker on the man advantage.
Sean Keane and Michael Erickson lead all Bulls point getters with four points each. Keane has two goals and two assists, while Erickson has four helpers. Matt Johnson has fired three goals, including two in the opening game.
Jimmy Murray, David Rigatti and JD Howard each have three points for the Tornado in the series. Murray has tallied twice, while Howard has set up three goals.
Fans can tune into the game live on ESPN1440 and www.amarillobulls.com fueled by Sportsjuice, beginning with Prelude To The Playoffs, Presented By Wayland Baptist University at 7:15 pm. Denis J. Puska has the play by play action at 7:30 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.
If a fourth game in the series is needed it would be played tomorrow (Saturday) night at 7:30 pm at Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco. Should a fifth and deciding game in the Best-Of-Five series be necessary then it would be back at The Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center on Monday at 7 pm.