THE TEAMS: Corpus Christi IceRays @ Amarillo Bulls
WHERE: Budweiser Bull Pen Amarillo Civic Center
WHEN: Tomorrow (Friday), Saturday at 7:05 pm; Sunday at 4:05 pm
PROMOTIONS: Friday – Youth Sports and 806 Sports Night as well as the return of the Family-Four-Pack and Bring-A-Bud Pack. Saturday – Mascot Night and Senior Night as the Bulls will honor their 20-year-old players that will not be returning next season. Sunday’s Game is set for 4:05 pm.
GOT TICKETS: It’s Operation Sell Out with $10 Red Level Tickets and $8 End Zone Tickets available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket locations including United Supermarkets. Tickets can also be purchased on line at www.amarillobulls.com/tickets and www.panhandletickets.com.
BROADCAST OPTIONS: Tune into the action live on 107.1 NASH Icon, www.amarillobulls.com and on PPV with Hockey TV, beginning with the Fit Omni Warm Up Show 20 minutes before the puck is dropped on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the voice of the Bulls Denis J. Puska.
THE SERIES: It’s the final three regular season meetings between the Amarillo Bulls and the Corpus Christi IceRays, The Bulls have dominated the series with eight wins and a shootout loss in the nine previous meetings.
ACROSS THE SOUTH/WHAT’S AT STAKE: These three games are extremely important for the Corpus Christi IceRays in their quest to qualify for the Robertson Cup Playoffs. The IceRays have a three point lead and a game in hand on the Topeka Pilots for the fourth and final playoff spot. Corpus Christi and Topeka will meet twice on the final weekend of the regular season. The other story line is for home ice and second place as the Lone Star Brahmas lead the Shreveport Mudbugs by two points. Those teams will also meet on the final weekend of the regular season.
BULLS RECORD IN PLAY: Should the Amarillo Bulls close out the regular season with five consecutive victories, then they would establish a new single season win total of 47 surpassing the old mark of 46 set in back-to-back years of 2011-12 and 2012-13.
MORE RECORDS TO BE SET: Forward Logan Jenuwine is closing in on a new single season scoring record for the North American Hockey League. The Romeo, Michigan Native is two goals away from moving past Pete Mehalic’s mark of 55 set in 1992-93 with the Indianapolis Jr. Ice.
UPCOMING SCHEDULE: The Amarillo Bulls close out the regular season next Friday and Saturday, Apr 5-6 when they visit the Odessa Jackalopes at Ector County Coliseum. The North American Hockey League’s Robertson Cup Playoffs will be on Friday, Apr. 12 and Saturday April 13 with the Bulls having home ice advantage.