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Bees Edge Sundogs On New Year's Eve

December 31, 2009 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees News Release

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona - Nathan Ansell's power play goal in the second period held up as the game-winner as the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees edged the Arizona Sundogs 3-2 Thursday night at Tim's Toyota Center.

RGV had a 3-0 lead on goals by Jesse Bennefield, Sean Muncy and Ansell before Arizona clawed back in the second period. Linus Fagemo scored a shorthanded goal and then Kyle Hood jammed home a power play tally to bring the Sundogs within a goal.

Andy Franck made 26 saves in goal for RGV. The Killer Bees leaped ahead of Laredo in the standings with the win and are now within a point of third place Texas.

The Killer Bees (15-11-4, 34 points) play at Arizona again on Saturday. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. (MST).

RGV returns home on Saturday, January 9, at 7:30 p.m. vs. Colorado. The franchise will welcome its one millionth fan that night. That fan will receive a prize pack worth over $6,000. Tickets are available at all TicketMaster outlets, including the arena box office, and online at


Family Four Packs are all inclusive with meals and two free game pucks for just $72! Get Family Four-Packs by calling (956) 843-PUCK.


Killer Bees fundraisers are perfect for your organization. Why sell candy bars or junk from a catalog when you can sell something fun?! Make up to $6 per ticket. Call 956-843-PUCK (7825) and ask to speak to a Killer Bees Fan Experience Manager to find out more.


Season tickets, mini-plans and group packages for the every game can be purchased online at and at the team office inside Dodge Arena (8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Mon.-Fri.). Individual game tickets can be purchased at the Dodge Arena Box Office and all RGV Ticketmaster outlets.


Every Killer Bees game is broadcast live on Real Country KBUC 102.1 FM. The team provides free online streaming of radio broadcasts on


The new CHLTV, powered by Insinc Netcasting, gives fans the chance to watch every CHL game with a $5.95 pay-per-view price. Monthly and season-long packages are also available. Every game is archived so fans can catch up on missed games for $3.95. Season Ticket Holders receive a substantial discount. Visit for more information.

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