Cyclones Weekly Release - Jan 19-25, 2015
THIS PAST WEEK:
About Wednesday Night vs. Evansville: On the strength of a two-point night from team captain David MacDonald and some outstanding defense, the Cyclones routed the IceMen by a 4-0 final score in front of 4,094 at U.S. Bank Arena. It was the fourth time on the season that Cincinnati earned a shutout and the second for Sam Brittain.
About Friday Night in Kalamazoo: On the strength of a three-point night from Dane Fox, the Wings defeated the Cyclones by a 5-2 final score in front of 1,969 at Wings Stadium last night. Geoff Irwin and Branden Gracel earned goals for Cincinnati in a losing effort.
About Saturday Night in Evansville: Josh Shalla’s late third period goal proved to be the game-winner as the Cyclones defeated the IceMen by a 4-3 final score in front of 9,391 at Ford Center on Saturday night. It was Shalla’s first game-winner of the season and tenth as a member of the Cyclones.
THIS WEEK’S GAME SCHEDULE:
Monday, January 19 vs. Evansville, 8:15pm ET
Friday, January 23 vs. Evansville, 7:30pm ET
Parrothead Night / Beach Towel Giveaway
Saturday, January 24 at Kalamazoo, 7:30pm ET
Hockey Buddy Giveaway
SHOTS FROM THE POINT:
All-Star Week: The Cyclones will reach the official halfway point of the season tonight as they visit the Evansville IceMen tonight at 8:15pm ET. Tonight's tilt kicks off a three-game week for Cincinnati sandwiched around the 2015 All-Star Classic in Orlando. After returning from the break, the Clones host the Evansville IceMen and Kalamazoo Wings on back-to-back nights at U.S. Bank Arena. Friday's tilt will feature our first-ever "Parrothead Night" featuring specialty jerseys (with postgame auction) as well as a Beach Towel Giveaway to the first 2,000 fans through the gates. Then on Saturday, the first 2,000 fans will take home a Cyclones Hockey Buddy featuring Twister! Both of the weekend home games are set to begin at 7:30pm.
Another Cyclones Alum in “The Show”: This past Saturday night, former Cyclones defenseman Anthony Bitetto became the 17th Cincy alum to make his NHL debut when he skated for the Nashville Predators against the Detroit Red Wings. He logged 11:01 of ice-time but did not register a point.
Pucks & Pints - This Friday!: Mark your calendars for our next Pucks & Pints pregame beer tasting event! For just $35, you'll receive a game ticket to watch that night's battle against Evansville, a sampling of the following craft beers: MadTree Brewing, PsycHOPAthy IPA, Gnarly Brown, Happy Amber, Lift(Kolsch), Thundersnow (Rye Pale Ale), a selection of three mouth-watering appetizers. Plus, you'll take home a commemorative etched glass while enjoying LIVE music from Ricky Nye & Chris Douglas! But don't delay, call 513.421.PUCK to reserve your space while they last!