John Gustafsson Named Hockey East Player Of Week


AMARILLO, TX – A second former member of the Amarillo Bulls has been rewarded for his hard work on the ice.

John Gustafsson of Merrimack College was chosen as the Hockey East Player of the Week. Gustafsson, a native of Ljungby, Sweden, registered a goal and an assist in Merrimack’s 4-3 loss in overtime to Boston College in recent play. The first year forward has played in eight games for Merrimack College and registered eight shots on goal.

Gustafsson follows up Joe Kozlak of Army who was recently chosen as the Atlantic Hockey Association Rookie Of The Month.

 Hockey is back at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center next Saturday and Sunday when the Amarillo Bulls host the Corpus Christi IceRays for the first time this season. On Saturday at 7 pm it’s Rowdy’s Return and there will be $5 silver end zone tickets and $7 red level tickets available at the Bulls Office Only. On Sunday it’s a special start time of 4 pm. Fans who show up in a Dallas Cowboys jersey will get a free ticket to the game. Tickets for next weekend’s contests are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets including United Supermarkets. For further information on Group Rates, Seven-game Flex Packs or Birthday Party Packages, please call the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122.