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Amarillo Slips, Falls To Colorado

November 25, 2009 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Amarillo Gorillas News Release

Amarillo, TX 11/25/09 - The Amarillo Gorillas could not overcome a five-goal deficit, losing to the Colorado Eagles 10-4.

Colorado jumped out to a fast start, scoring the game's first four goals. After not playing in both games versus Amarillo this season, forward Ed McGrane struck twice (his fifth and sixth goals on the season) at the 2:19 & 8:02 marks. Defensemen Aaron Schneekloth and Felipe Larranaga chipped in as well, scoring their second and third goals on the season. End of one period, Colorado 4 Amarillo 0.

Colorado continued to make plays, scoring 5 goals in the period. Amarillo forwards Jake Morissette and Austin Sutter netted the Gorillas' goals of the period at the 5:22 & 13:39 marks. Stuart MacRae earned assists on both Amarillo goals to extend his point streak to 5 games. End of two, Colorado 9 Amarillo 2.

Amarillo put two goals on the board in the third with Jason Beeman and Gordon Bell goals. The final score Colorado 10 Amarillo 4.

With two assists tonight, Amarillo's Stuart MacRae extended his points streak to 5 games.Gorillas goaltender Tuomas Lohtander was pulled after playing 12:06 minutes.9 of Amarillo's last 17 road goals have come in the final period of play.

The good guys return to the Amarillo Civic Center the day after Thanksgiving to host the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees beginning at 7pm this Friday. Purchase your tickets quickly, as the first 1,000 sold are going for only $4! Call 806-242-PUCK!

The "4 for 44" ticket deal is underway. Receive 4 tickets, 4 sodas, and 4 hot dogs for $44 when you call the Gorillas office at 806.242.PUCK (7825).

The AMARILLO GORILLAS are offering unthinkable season seat deals for the 2009-10 season in 'The Jungle'! Purchase your show tickets today by calling (806) 242-PUCK (7825) and receive all the benefits of being a season seat holder.

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