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Bucks Battle Texas For Third Friday

January 28, 2010 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Laredo Bucks News Release

LAREDO, TX- The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League host the Texas Brahmas Friday night at the Laredo Entertainment Center. The Bucks will host their second annual "Pink in the Rink" game. If the game is sold out the Bucks will donate $10,000 to WINGS. WINGS (Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving and Sharing) helps uninsured or underinsured women of Laredo receive treatment for breast cancer. The Bucks will wear pink jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game. The first 4,000 fans to enter the arena will receive FREE pink thunderstix courtesy of Doctors Hospital. Group tickets start at just $10, call 718-BUCK (2825) to order now.

Friday January 29, 2010: (Game 39, Home Game 19)

Texas (20-15-5, 45pts) at Laredo (18-13-7, 43pts) 7:30pm, LEC

Radio: Imagen 94.1-FM (pre-game show 7:10pm)

Listen in the LEC: 105.3-FM

Online Radio:, or


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All-time series (Regular season): Bucks lead series 16-7-1

2009-10: Series tied 1-1

Last Meeting: 1/3/10 @LAR 4, TEX 3

The Bucks enter tonight's game with a chance to move even with Texas for third place in the Southern Conference with a win. Laredo is two points behind Texas with two games in hand.

The Bucks return home Friday night for the first time since January 16th. Laredo finished their three-game road trip with a 2-1 record last week beating the top two teams in the Northern Conference including Saturday's 5-3 come-from-behind-win over then first-place Rapid City. The Bucks scored four unanswered goals in the third to stun the Rush.

Darryl Smith earned CHL Player of the Week honors for his performance during the road stretch. Smith had eight points (6-28) last week including three straight multi-goal games.

Starting this weekend the Bucks will play three games in three nights during each of the next six weekends. In all, from January 29th-March 6th the Bucks will play 19 games in 37 days (10 home, 9 away).

The Bucks and Brahmas have split the first two games of their season series thus far. Texas shutout Laredo 2-0 on November 21st while the Bucks picked up a 4-3 in on January 3rd. Both games were at the LEC.

Texas will play their second game of a three-game road trip Friday night. The Brahmas fell to Bossier-Shreveport 4-2 Tuesday night to put them 0-1-1 in their last two contests.

The Brahmas are at Rio Saturday night.


The Bucks will host Faith and Family night on Saturday January 30th when they host Corpus Christi Ice Rays at the LEC. Local churches or family organizations can receive ticket discounts for the game that night. Call Cy Agley at 956-523-6592.

There will be a live peformance at the game from New Method, a top five Christian Band.

Saturday January 30 is also boy scout night. Local boy scout groups can receive ticket discounts for the game that night. Call Cy Agley at 956-523-6592.

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