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Mallards Announce 2010-11 Promotions; More Special Events

August 16, 2010 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Quad City Mallards News Release

MOLINE, Ill. (August 16, 2010) - The Quad City Mallards of the "AA" Central Hockey League today released promotional information for selected dates of the 2010-11 season. Additional special events will be announced in the future.

Highlighting the promotional line-up are exciting giveaways and unique events beginning with an opening night schedule poster giveaway and also including jersey giveaways, further poster and photo nights, family day discounts and more.

"We're very excited about this season's promotion schedule- there should be something for just about every fan young or old," said Mallards President Chris Presson. "Also exciting is the fact that we still have a number of additional special events in the pipeline that we will be announcing in the days to come."

OPENING NIGHT SCHEDULE POSTER GIVEAWAY: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16

All fans attending the Mallards' first ever CHL game on Saturday night, October 16 against the Odessa Jackalopes will receive free full color Mallards schedule posters.

SUNDAY FAMILY DAYS: SUNDAYS BEGINNING OCTOBER 24 For only $34 in the upper level and just $44 in the lower level, fans receive 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 soft drinks for each of the Mallards' four Sunday home games. Sunday Family Days provide a savings of up to $26 in the upper level and of up to $36 in the lower level. Following each Sunday contest all fans are invited to take to the ice for a post-game skate with the Mallards. Each of the Mallards' four Sunday afternoon home games- beginning with the Flock's October 24 match-up with the Evansville IceMen and followed by contests on November 21 against Dayton, December 12 against Fort Wayne and January 30 against Missouri- will face off at 4:05 p.m.

THIRSTY THURSDAYS: NOVEMBER 11, MARCH 17/TWO FOR TUESDAY: FEBRUARY 8

Each of the Mallards' two Thursday games- November 11 against Missouri and March 17 against Wichita- will turn into Thirsty Thursdays. $2 drafts and $2 soft drinks will be available at i wirelessCenter concession stands during each of those two contests. The same discount on beverages will be in effect when the Mallards' lone Tuesday night home tilt- on February 8 against the Colorado Eagles- becomes a Two-for-Tuesday.

MALLARDS REPLICA YOUTH JERSEY GIVEAWAYS: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13; SATURDAY, JANUARY 15

The Flock will greet fans 12-and-under with free black replica jerseys on Saturday, November 13 when it takes on the Arizona Sundogs and white replicas on Saturday, January 15 when the Mallards face off against the Dayton Gems.

MALLARDS TEAM PHOTO GIVEAWAY: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26

The Mallards will distribute official team photos to all fans attending the Mallards' game against the Bloomington PrairieThunder on the night after Thanksgiving.

MALLARDS EQUIPMENT BAG GIVEAWAY: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17; SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18 Just in time for Christmas, the first 1,000 fans 12-and-under through the gates for both the Mallards' game against the Fort Wayne Komets on Friday evening December 17 and the Flock's contest one night later against the Evansville IceMen will receive Mallards equipment bags.

WOODEN (40") HOCKEY STICK GIVEAWAY: FRIDAY, JANUARY 7; SATURDAY, MARCH 19

The Mallards will twice hold giveaways sure to encourage the next generation of hockey players. 1,000 youngsters 12-and-under taking in each of the Mallards' January 7 tussle with the Tulsa Oilers and the Flock's Saturday, March 19, collision with the Dayton Gems will take home wooden (40 inch) hockey sticks.

MALLARDS CAP GIVEAWAYS: FRIDAY, JANUARY 14; SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5

The first 1,000 fans over age 12 arriving for the Mallards' game against the Rapid City Rush will receive Mallards baseball caps. A youth cap giveaway will follow on Saturday, February 5 when the Mallards take on the Dayton Gems. The first 1,000 children ages 12-and-under will take ballcaps home from that game.

MALLARDS PLAYER POSTER: FRIDAY, JANUARY 21; FRIDAY, MARCH 11

More wall décor will be given away on January 21 when Mallards' player posters are distributed to all fans attending the Flock's clash with Colorado and again on March 11 when the Mallards meet Evansville.

MALLARDS REPLICA ADULT JERSEY GIVEAWAYS: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4; SATURDAY, MARCH 12 It's the grown-ups who'll bring home Mallards sweaters from the last two jersey giveaway nights of the season. The first 1,000 adults ages 18-and-over into the building for the Flock's Friday, February 4 meeting with the Bloomington PrairieThunder will receive white Mallards replica jerseys. The final jersey giveaway of the season is set for Saturday, March 12 and the Mallards' duel with the Mississipppi RiverKings. The first 1,000 fans over age 18 arriving for that game will be given black Mallards replica jerseys.

Announcements of further promotional nights are expected as the Mallards close in on their first CHL season. While single game seat sales have not yet begun, Mallards 2010-11 ticket packages are currently available to meet any budget or schedule. For more information on ticket packages for the upcoming season, contact the Mallards at (309) 277-1364.

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