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First Round Playoff Dates Set for Jackalopes

March 26, 2011 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Odessa Jackalopes News Release

ODESSA, TX - Their opponent has not been determined yet, but the home dates for the Opening Round Series for the Odessa Jackalopes have been set.

The run for the Central Hockey League's Presidents' Cup starts next week, but the Jackalopes will begin the first round on the road before hosting game three and game four (if necessary) of their best-of-five series.

Game three will be played at the Ector County Coliseum on Tuesday, April 5th and game four (if necessary) will be on Thursday, April 7th. The start time for both contests will be 7:05 PM CST. Fans can purchase their playoff tickets now by calling (432) 552-7825 or visiting

Odessa's first round opponent will either be the Texas Brahmas or Tulsa Oilers. The final results will be known after Sunday's games are finished.

Odessa Jackalopes vs. To Be Determined, Opening Round best-of-five:

Game 1: @ TBD

Game 2: @ TBD

Game 3: April 5th at Ector County Coliseum, 7:05 PM CST

*Game 4: April 7th at Ector County Coliseum, 7:05 PM CST

*Game 5: @ TBD

*if necessary

The Jackalopes close out the regular season tonight against Bossier-Shreveport at the Coliseum at 7:05 PM CST.

The Odessa Jackalopes are the Central Hockey League affiliate for the NHL's New York Islanders and the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The team is currently in the middle of its 14th season. Season tickets, mini-plans, and single game tickets are available by calling (432) 552-7825 or visiting

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