Friday The 13th, Thirteen-Game Win Streak; Doesn't Scare Wolves
Hockey masks, machetes and 13-game win streaks aside, the Manchester Wolves, New Hampshire's professional arenafootball2 team, aren't afraid of their Friday the 13 th showdown at 7:05 p.m. versus the undefeated Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pioneers on Brady Sullivan Field at the Verizon Wireless Arena.
"Just like in the movie Friday the 13th, there will be blood and bodies everywhere, I just hope most of them aren't ours."" joked Wolves Head Coach Ben Bennett. "This game will be a great chance for us to see where we stand against the af2's elite team."
The Wolves (7-6), who enter the contest on a two-game win streak, will be looking to do some scaring of their own this Friday when they take on their 13-0 East Division rivals from Pennsylvania for the 18th all-time battle between the two clubs. The Pioneers hold the all-time lead, 9-8, and have beaten the Wolves twice this season back on May 4 (59-42) and March 31 (50-36), both contests took place in Wilkes-Barre. Manchester has won five of their six home games this season on Brady Sullivan Field at the Verizon Wireless Arena.
Lucky 13's will be the theme of the night for the Wolves as they will offer a special $13.00 ticket price for anywhere in the lowerbowl (except the Club seats) for anyone above the age of 13, while everyone 12 and under will get in FREE! Also, the Wolves are throwing in another special twist; if Manchester wins by exactly 13 points on Friday EVERY fan in attendance will receive a FREE ticket to the Wolves last regular season game on July 28 against the Florida Firecats.
The first 3,000 fans that come through the doors this Friday will receive a FREE Blitz bobble head thanks to the Catholic Medical Center. Fans will also be treated to special "Pros vs. Joes" contests that will feature San Antonio Spurs forward and Concord, N.H. native Matt Bonner, professional wrestler "The Lobsterman" and a member of the Manchester Wolves Lady Wolf Pack dance team.
Fans that would like to take advantage of the special $13.00 ticket price have to call the Wolves office at 603.627.9653 anytime before noon on Friday, July 13. Fans looking to take advantage of the 12 and under FREE ticket can go directly to the Verizon Wireless Box Office. Come pack the Verizon and cheer the Wolves into the playoffs this Friday!
Don't miss another exciting season of Manchester Wolves football in 2007! For information on season tickets, or merchandise, fans can contact the Wolves at 603.627.WOLF (9653) or visit them on the web at www.manchesterwolves.com.
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