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Cyclones Split Weekend

January 19, 2009 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) - Twin City Cyclones News Release

The Twin City Cyclones had two games on the slate last week; Friday night in Fayetteville and Saturday in Richmond. Still battling both the FireAntz and the Renegades to ascend in the SPHL standings, the Cyclones were able to collect two points over the two games.

Friday vs. Fayetteville: This game saw the return of Josh Piro to the Cyclones' roster, as he would account for two of the Cyclones' five goals. Ben Manny, Donald Melnyk, and Marc Lefebvre added the remaining three goals, but Twin City was unable to keep the FireAntz at bay. Final score, 8-5.

Saturday vs. Richmond: The Cyclones were determined to end their recent skid and Ben Manny and Marc Lefebvre got Twin City off to an early 2-0 lead in the first period. Richmond got on the board in the second to narrow the gap 2-1, but Steve Obelnicki added another for the 'Clones to put the score at 3-1. At 13:58 in the third, the Renegades threatened again, but Twin City was able to hold them off for a final score of 3-2. Kevin Druce recorded 39 saves against the 'Gades.

The Cyclones will host the same two teams this week at home on Thursday and Friday. Thursday night is Thirsty Thursday against the Richmond Renegades. Friday night is CY's Birthday/Mascot Night/Family Four Pack Night against the FireAntz. Bring the whole family to celebrate Cy's birthday and meet his mascot pals! Take advantage of the great savings of the Family Four Pack (4 hot dogs, 4 popcorns, 4 sodas, and 4 upper-level tickets for only $44!). Purchase tickets in advance at the Coliseum Box Office!

UPCOMING HOME GAMES:

THURSDAY, JAN. 22: THIRSTY THURSDAY VS. RICHMOND RENEGADES. GAME TIME 7:30PM.

FRIDAY, JAN. 23: CY'S BIRTHDAY/MASCOT NIGHT/FAMILY FOUR PACK VS. FAYETTEVILLE FIREANTS. GAME TIME 7:30PM.

FRIDAY, JAN. 30: PET ADOPTION NIGHT VS. FAYETTEVILLE FIREANTZ. GAME TIME 7:30PM.

BLOOD DRIVE, FEBRUARY 8, 2009:

WE STILL NEED MORE PEOPLE TO SIGN UP TO DONATE BLOOD IN ORDER TO HOST THE RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE ON SUNDAY, FEB. 8! PLEASE EMAIL YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER TO CWHITEHEAD@TCCYCLONES.COM, SOON!

COMMUNITY APPEARANCES:

THE TWIN CITY CYCLONES' PLAYERS MADE NUMEROUS COMMUNITY APPEARANCES THIS PAST WEEK. MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY, THE CYCLONES WERE ON THE CAMPUS OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY TO HELP WELCOME BACK STUDENTS AT THE BOOK STORE. TUESDAY, THE CYCLONES PAID A VISIT TO MEADOWLARK ELEMENTARY AND READ TO ONE OF THE KINDERGARTEN CLASSES, AND THURSDAY, CYCLONES' PLAYERS VISITED CHILDREN AT THE BRENNER CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

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