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THE TEAMS: Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees @ Amarillo Bulls

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 27 at 7 pm, Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7 pm

WHERE: Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center

PROMOTIONS: FRIDAY – First 500 fans receive a magnet schedule. The game is presented by Amazingly Fun Farms, Farmageddon and Amarillo Scaregrounds. There will be fans receive coupons, t-shirts and more for fans. SATURDAY – Bud Girls will welcome fans to the Budweiser Bull Pen.

TICKETS: Single game tickets are available starting as low as $13 and 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 Tickets for 10 people or more call 242-1122 or visit 301 South Polk in the Amarillo Building.

BROADCAST OPTIONS: Fans can tune into the game live on CBS Sports Radio 1440, www.amarillobulls.com and on PPV courtesy of Fast Hockey, beginning with the Wayland Baptist University Warm Up Show at 6:40 pm. Denis J. Puska has the puck drop to follow.

THE SERIES: This is the first of eight meetings this season between the Amarillo Bulls and the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees. The Bulls won the season series 6-2 last season, including three out of four in the Texas Panhandle.

SIX OF A KIND: The Amarillo Bulls and the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees have something in common, welcoming back just six returning players each to the line-up from a year ago. The Bulls have three defenseman and three forwards back, while Rio Grande Valley has one goaltender, one defenseman and four forwards.

NAHL SHOWCASE RECAP:  The Amarillo Bulls finished with a record of 2-1-1 at the NAHL Showcase notching wins over the Wenatchee Wild 5-2 and the Springfield Jr. Blues 3-2. The Bulls dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to Kenai River and had a 5-2 loss to Fairbanks. The Killer Bees were 1-3-0 at the event with their lone win coming over the defending National Champions Fairbanks Ice Dogs 5-2.