WEEKEND PREVIEW – BULLS HOST WILDCATS IN BIG SERIES AT HOME
THE TEAMS: Wichita Falls Wildcats @ Amarillo Bulls
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, 7 pm
WHERE: Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center
PROMOTIONS: Friday – the first 1,000 fans get a special team picture and there are also $1 hotdogs. Saturday – Education Credit Union Teacher Appreciation Night – All Teachers get a free ticket to the game when they show an ID. It’s also Jersey Off Our Back Night which takes place immediately after the game on the ice, and our Awards Ceremony that is held in The Corral after the game, too.
TICKETS: Get your tickets at The Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets. For further information on Group Rates, please call the Bulls Office at 242-1122.
PLAYOFF PACKAGES: Tickets packages for the 2014 Amarillo Bulls Playoffs are now available. Prices start at $40 for Silver, $52 for Red; $60 for Glass and $68 for Pit. Children 12 and Under just $28.
5TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON TICKETS: Get your 2014-15 5th Anniversary Season Tickets and save $107 over walk up prices for Red and Silver Sections. Season Ticket holders have until Friday, Mar. 28 to lock their seats in and take advantage of the early bird pricing. Call 242-1122 for questions or to reserve your seats.
THE SERIES: It’s the seventh and eighth meetings of the regular season between the Amarillo Bulls and the Wichita Falls Wildcats. The Bulls own the season series lead 4-1-1 with all four victories coming on the road at Kay Yeager Coliseum. Forwards Mike Davis, Cody Gylling, Joe Grabowski each have five points for Amarillo. Goaltenders Paul Berrafato and Collin Delia each have two victories. Nick Farmer and Josh Haverstrom have four points for Wichita Falls apiece, while goaltender David Zevnik has played in four of the six games.
WHAT IS AT STAKE: With four games remaining in the regular season for the top three teams in the South Division, there is still a lot riding on the line. The Amarillo Bulls own a slim one point lead over the Topeka RoadRunners for first place in the South Division with the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees six points back in third. The Bulls close out with the Wichita Falls Wildcats and the Odessa Jackalopes over the next two weekends. Topeka entertains Springfield this weekend and then closes out in Wichita Falls. Rio Grande Valley faces the rival Corpus Christi IceRays in its final four games.
ALUMNI UPDATE: Several Amarillo Bulls’ Alumni are playing in big games on Friday night in NCAA Division I men’s conference tournaments. In the Big 10 Tournament Ricky DeRosa and Penn State have a date with Ohio State University tonight. At the Atlantic Hockey tourney in Rochester NY, Cody Freeman and Geoff Fortman, who suit up for Canisius College, face Mercyhurst in one semi-final. The other one features an all Bulls Alumni match-up as TJ Sarcona and Niagara take on John Rey and Greg Gibson of Robert Morris. On Friday, Providence College (Brooks Behling) faces New Hampshire in Boston.