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Americans Game Vs Killer Bees Postponed

January 20, 2011 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Allen Americans News Release

ALLEN, Texas- The Allen Americans and Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees were set to begin a two-game set on Friday night in Hidalgo, Texas at State Farm Arena. Tomorrow night's game has now been postponed due to an issue with the ice making machinery within the building.

"It is an unfortunate situation that was beyond the control of State Farm Arena and the Killer Bees," Americans President Matt Canavan said. " We are working with Dan and the Killer Bees to reschedule the game at the earliest convenience."

Saturday's game is still scheduled to take place at 7:30 p.m.

Below is the official release from the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees:


The Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees regret to announce that this Friday night's game against the Allen Americans has been postponed due to a mechanical failure within the ice making machinery at the State Farm Arena. The breakdown has caused the ice to not be at an acceptable level.

"Postponing the game was our last and final option and one we hoped to never have to reach however having a safe ice surface for the players is paramount," Killer Bees General Manager Dan Belisle said. "We are already working with the arena, league, and the Americans to find a suitable date to play the game."

The Killer Bees have not yet announced a new date for the game. Rescheduling information will be available at once it is finalized. Fans can receive a refund by returning to the original point of purchase. Tickets for Friday night's game will be honored on the new date.

The Killer Bees game scheduled for Saturday night against the Allen Americans is still set to take place at 7:30 p.m. at the State Farm Arena.

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