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Mallards and Trashers Set First Round Schedule

April 17, 2006 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Quad City Mallards News Release

Moline, IL- The Quad City Mallards today announced the team's schedule for the opening round of the Colonial Cup Playoffs presented by Galaxy One Marketing. The best-of-seven series will be played on a 2-3-2 basis beginning in Danbury this weekend. The Mallards will host Games Three through Five at The MARK before returning to Danbury (if necessary) for Games Six and Seven.

Games One and Two are scheduled for this weekend at The Danbury Ice Arena. Game One will be played Friday night at 6:30 p.m. central time. On Saturday, Game Two begins at 6:30 p.m. central time. Both games this weekend will air live at The Lodge in Bettendorf via the b2 Network.

The series shifts to The MARK for Games Three, Four and Five. Game Three will be played on Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. On Friday, April 28th, the Mallards host Game Four beginning at 7:00 p.m. Game Five (if necessary) will be played on Saturday, April 29th at 7:00 p.m.

If the series requires more than five games, the teams will return to Danbury for a Game Six on Monday, May 1st at 6:00 p.m. central time. Game Seven, if necessary, will be played on Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:00 p.m. central time.

Playoff tickets for Mallards season ticket holders are available now at The MARK box office. Season ticket holders can purchase additional individual tickets beginning tomorrow at The MARK box office. Individual tickets for Mallards home playoff games go on sale to the public on Wednesday at The MARK box office and via all Ticketmaster outlets (563-326-1111 or

All games can be heard on Fox Sports Radio AM 1230 beginning 25 minutes before game time with the Maroon Mortgage Pre-Game Show. During the intermissions, stay tuned for the Swiss Valley Farms Intermission Report. After the game, the Allstate Insurance Christy Cox Post-Game Show is on the air.

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